Renovating traditional pond system for flood protection and water conservation through Feeder Water Channel

The Bharari Gram Panchayat of village Bharari in Belha block of Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh included the construction of a Nali (feeder water channel) in the labour budget of 2016-17. Bharari has three interconnected ponds that are used for domestic purposes and to provide drinking water to cattle. ISSUE During the Integrated Participatory Planning Exercise (IPPE),... Continue Reading →


Open well helps individual beneficiary through drought years

An open well (locally known as koop) was included in the labour budget of Balampur Gram Panchayat (Dumarbhawna village) under Batauli block of Sarguja district. The region is suitable for dug wells but practices rain-fed agriculture therefore, the block was assigned a target for dug wells. During the IPPE, the village planning team communicated the... Continue Reading →

Check dam assures water during summers

Mading Piding Bhursa village and Gram Panchayat under Mohla block of Rajnandgaon district identified and prioritised a stop dam as part of its labour budget in 2015-16 through intensive participatory planning exercise –I (IPPE-1) in 2014-15. The objective was to provide water for domestic use and recharge of low-lying areas. The area suffers from water-stress... Continue Reading →

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