i. To reduce all forms of soil erosion.
ii. To increase agricultural productivity in sustained manner without deteriorating the soil health.
iii. Efficient use of rainfall and development of water conservation and harvesting structures such as farm ponds, check dams, nallah bunds, percolation tanks etc.
iv. Restoration of ecological balance by harnessing, conserving and developing natural resources.
v. To minimize flood hazards in the valley bottom areas and farm lands by way of preventing silt deposition in the riverbed.
vi. Protection of paddy land from throwing of sand during flood season to some extent.