Wednesday 10 June 2015

Solution to Water Woes of Maharasthra: Jalyukta Shivar Yogna

  • Jalyukta Shivar Yogna aims to make 25,000 villages drought-free in phases with the help of low-budget, water conservation projects ranging from Rs 20,000 to Rs 20 crore. 
  • 60% villages in Maharasthra have been hit by drought for three consecutive years. 
  • Its standout feature is the contributions from the public. 
    • 600 villages have collected 200 crore Rupees for the effort. 
  • The government for its part, has been publicising the project online.
  • The project has seen considerable success. 


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