This centre has done extensive work on tank irrigation management (rehabilitation) policies. Involved in developmental activities of 15 Drought Prone Area watersheds of Coimbatore district with people's participation at a cost of Rs. 300 lakhs. The accomplished measures include construction of water harvesting and erosion control structures numbering 800 (such as check dams, percolation and farm ponds) bunding, land levelling and plantation of avenue/horticultural trees including crop demonstrations. Involved in research activities in 84 watersheds covering 84 blocks in Tamil Nadu under National Watershed Development Program for Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) with a total budget of about Rs 84 lakhs.
Staffs of centre have provided consultancy services to World Bank, ICRISAT, ICAR, WRCP and State Government.