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Table 5.

Potential cropping patterns for RLIA and 1 km buffer.

SeasonCropReservoir lift irrigated area (RLIA)
1 km buffer zone
2010–11Same outputRainfall patterns
2010–11Same outputRainfall patterns
LowModeratehighLowModeratehigh
BAUSASB2SC3SD2SD3BAUSASB2SC3SD2SD3
Post-monsoon Sorghum 22.7     22.7 34.5   8.2  41.6 
 Wheat 3.0     3.0 2.0     2.0 
 Fodder 0.5   7.7 7.7 7.7 0.4   8.6 8.6 8.6 
 Pulses 29.8     29.8 35.3   7.7  41.6 
 Oilseeds 5.7     5.7 0.0      
 Vegetables 18.6   25.4 66.6 21.6 0.0    63.2  
Annual crops Sugarcane 8.8      5.6      
 Orchard 1.1 22.7 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 2.8 12.6 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 
 Cotton 9.9            
Total percentage 100 22.7 5.1 38.2 82.4 95.6 100 12.6 5.9 30.3 77.6 100 
Total area (ha) 5,512 1,249 281 2,105 4,373 5,269 6,134 770 362 1,858 4,763 5,291 
Total IRCWU (Mm322.23 7.91 1.78 10.69 22.23 22.23 25.21 5.83 2.74 8.91 25.21 23.99 
Total output (M USD) 8.47 8.47 1.90 8.67 18.00 9.67 5.22 5.22 2.45 6.08 19.64 6.49 
% of BAU total output 100 100 22 102 213 114 100 100 47 114 363 124 
SeasonCropReservoir lift irrigated area (RLIA)
1 km buffer zone
2010–11Same outputRainfall patterns
2010–11Same outputRainfall patterns
LowModeratehighLowModeratehigh
BAUSASB2SC3SD2SD3BAUSASB2SC3SD2SD3
Post-monsoon Sorghum 22.7     22.7 34.5   8.2  41.6 
 Wheat 3.0     3.0 2.0     2.0 
 Fodder 0.5   7.7 7.7 7.7 0.4   8.6 8.6 8.6 
 Pulses 29.8     29.8 35.3   7.7  41.6 
 Oilseeds 5.7     5.7 0.0      
 Vegetables 18.6   25.4 66.6 21.6 0.0    63.2  
Annual crops Sugarcane 8.8      5.6      
 Orchard 1.1 22.7 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 2.8 12.6 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 
 Cotton 9.9            
Total percentage 100 22.7 5.1 38.2 82.4 95.6 100 12.6 5.9 30.3 77.6 100 
Total area (ha) 5,512 1,249 281 2,105 4,373 5,269 6,134 770 362 1,858 4,763 5,291 
Total IRCWU (Mm322.23 7.91 1.78 10.69 22.23 22.23 25.21 5.83 2.74 8.91 25.21 23.99 
Total output (M USD) 8.47 8.47 1.90 8.67 18.00 9.67 5.22 5.22 2.45 6.08 19.64 6.49 
% of BAU total output 100 100 22 102 213 114 100 100 47 114 363 124 

Source: Authors' estimates.

Notes: Low, medium, and high rainfall years correspond to 10th, 25th, and 50th percentile rainfall of 250, 450, and 700 mm, respectively.

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