Jalaamrutha is a convergence project of MGNREGS and the Agriculture Department in Belagavi District, and aims to provide safeguard against drought and crop failure. Belagavi District of Karnataka is a plateau region lying on the lee side of the Western Ghats. Rainfall in this area has been steadily decreasing over the last few years adversely... Continue Reading →


Construction of threshing yard under MGNREGA

In certain areas in Karnataka, farmers thresh their harvested crops by laying them on the road, and allowing them to be run over by vehicles. This is unscientific and leads to tremendous wastage of crop. It also poses danger to travellers and the farmers. In light of this problem, threshing yards were constructed in Chitradurga... Continue Reading →

Construction of Onion Storage Structure in convergence with National Horticulture Mission

Nagamangala Taluk is the largest taluk in Mandya District covering 103885 Ha or 21 % of the district’s geographical area, and the leading contributor to horticulture production in the district. The predominantly backward area has 33% cultivated area under Nagamangala horticulture crops. Apart from seasonal vegetables and coconuts, spikelet onion is one of the major... Continue Reading →

Farm Ponds under MGNREGS; Transforming lives

Mashal Gram Panchayat under Afzalpur Taluk of Kalburgi District practices 80% rain-fed agriculture. During hotter parts of the year, underground water is used for irrigation, drinking water and other domestic uses leading to drastic depletion of this precious resource and had created drought-like conditions in the villages. It was at this juncture that construction of... Continue Reading →

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