Several programmes have been implemented in District Hamirpur for Watershed Development. It started in 2009 with the implementation of the Integrated Watershed Development Programme (IWMP). The programme has been implemented in four phases till now.

IWMP I - Bamson

IWMP II - Bijhari

IWMP III - Nadaun

IWMP IV - Bijhari

In 2015, the Government of India launched the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) which is now the umbrella programme for the watershed development in the District. The major objective of the PMKSY is to achieve convergence of investments in irrigation at the field level, expand cultivable area under assured irrigation (Har Khet ko pani), improve on-farm water use efficiency to reduce wastage of water, enhance the adoption of precision-irrigation and other water saving technologies (More crop per drop), enhance recharge of aquifers and introduce sustainable water conservation practices by exploring the feasibility of reusing treated municipal based water for peri-urban agriculture and attract greater private investment in precision irrigation system.