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

IEC activities generate awareness on water conservation in Mansa

IEC activities are an important tool to reach out to the masses and make them aware about the importance of water conservation.   With this in mind, the district administration of Mansa in Punjab organized various IEC activities that tapped into the interests of the local population, while communicating specific messages that were clear and easily … Continue reading IEC activities generate awareness on water conservation in Mansa

Ranchi mobilizes over 5 lakh people for JSA campaign

With the involvement of more than 5 lakh people across 305 panchayats in 18 blocks of the district, Jharkhand’s state capital Ranchi has forged ahead with activities related to the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA).  Among the many interventions carried out were rejuvenation of water conservation structures, awareness building, large scale plantation and construction of soak … Continue reading Ranchi mobilizes over 5 lakh people for JSA campaign

Kudimaramath & convergence, a key for water conservation in TN

The Government of Tamil Nadu on 20th July, 2019 launched ‘Kudimaramath: Tamil Nadu Water Resource Conservation and Augmentation Mission’ – a Mission to augment and conserve water resources. The Mission intends to restore 5,000 minor irrigation tanks and 25,000 traditional ponds and Ooranis, in keeping with the objectives of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA). Kudimaramath … Continue reading Kudimaramath & convergence, a key for water conservation in TN

Rajgarh takes water harvesting lessons from Sehore

District officials from Rajgarh in Madhya Pradesh recently visited the neighbouring Sehore district to study the latter’s water harvesting interventions funded by ITC Foundation and successfully implemented by Vibhawari - a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable development in both rural and urban areas of the country. Among the 26-member team that visited Sehore on 12th … Continue reading Rajgarh takes water harvesting lessons from Sehore

JSA enhances water use efficiency, security in Chikballapura

Since the start of the water conservation campaign - Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA), carried out in mission mode in water stressed districts across the country, Chikballapura district in Karnataka has commenced numerous projects in water conservation and rain water harvesting; renovation of traditional water bodies; reuse and recharge structures; watershed development; and intensive afforestation. Commenting … Continue reading JSA enhances water use efficiency, security in Chikballapura

JSA activities bring change to Gandhinagar

As a part of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) that is currently underway across the country, a team visited the villages of Pansar, Kampa and Babalpura in Gandhinagar district of Gujarat between 22nd and 23rd August, 2019.  The interventions they initiated over the last three months have made a noticeable difference to water conservation. The … Continue reading JSA activities bring change to Gandhinagar

Subsurface dykes across river increase groundwater levels in Tiruvarur

Subsurface dykes have been constructed on the upstream side of some rivers branching from River Cauvery in Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu with a view to increasing ground water levels.  This was reported by the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team that has been working with the district administration to put in place effective measures to … Continue reading Subsurface dykes across river increase groundwater levels in Tiruvarur

Dindigul plants 1.5 lakh saplings on Oct-2

As a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary and to make a significant contribution to the ongoing Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA), the district administration of Dindigul in Tamil Nadu planted 1.5 lakh saplings across its villages in all the 14 blocks of the district. According to Project Director, District Rural Development Agency … Continue reading Dindigul plants 1.5 lakh saplings on Oct-2