JSA initiatives bear fruit in Perambalur

During the fourth visit of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team to the water stressed Perumbalur district in Tamil Nadu, they noticed that the whole area was green with water visible everywhere.  Further, Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) indicated that overall there was a 3 meter increase in ground water levels in … Continue reading JSA initiatives bear fruit in Perambalur

Chittoor creates 1.07 lakh farm ponds

Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh has made a name for itself by creating 1,07,000 farm ponds, the largest number in the country.   While it has commenced construction of rooftop rainwater harvesting structures atop government buildings, it has also constructed a large number of rainwater harvesting and bore well recharge structures on the ground, many of … Continue reading Chittoor creates 1.07 lakh farm ponds

Recommendations for water conservation in Chittoor

The Jal Shakti Abhiyan team assigned to the district of Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh to study and initiate water conservation measures has come out with a detailed list of recommendations to ensure that water conservation projects are on track;  in a move that will increase water use efficiency of the district. The team comprised: Central … Continue reading Recommendations for water conservation in Chittoor

JSA brings noticeable changes to Mansa

Water conservation works taken up in Mansa district of Punjab under Jal Shakti Abiyan (JSA) have made an impact in real terms on the ground, with actual results clearly visible, according to the District Programme Coordinator, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Cell. From construction of soak pits to plantations, various works pertaining … Continue reading JSA brings noticeable changes to Mansa

‘Nam Neer Karaikal’ gives new life to water bodies

The District Administration of Karaikal in the Union Territory of Puducherry embarked upon an intensive water conservation project by which all water bodies including temple ponds, agricultural ponds, canals, channels and tributaries of River Cauvery were de-silted, cleaned and restored, making them capable of storing more water for use of the resident communities. Called ‘Nam … Continue reading ‘Nam Neer Karaikal’ gives new life to water bodies

Pondicherry creates inventory of water bodies, rejuvenates them

It’s been an uphill battle for the seaside town of Pondicherry in the Union Territory of Puducherry over the past few months as district officials made every effort to rejuvenate, renovate and restore water bodies in the district, many of which were almost lost or encroached upon. The initiative is a part of Puducherry’s Neerum … Continue reading Pondicherry creates inventory of water bodies, rejuvenates them

Dindigul organizes JSA Seminar on Scientific Water Conservation

With a view to making the work of water conservation both scientific and effective, as a part of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA), the District Administration of Dindigul in Tamil Nadu is organizing a Seminar on Scientific Water Conservation. The half day seminar scheduled be held on 16th November, 2019 is meant for field level … Continue reading Dindigul organizes JSA Seminar on Scientific Water Conservation