Krushi Jal Jeevan Hai Program
Conducted awareness meetings in 70 villages of Ranastalam and Laveru Mandals in Srikakulam district. Involved farmers, women SHG members, local body representatives, youth groups and village level functionaries in the campaign. Rallies were organized to create awareness on the importance of water and water conservation methods. Prepared water resource maps involving multi stakeholders at village level in participatory manner and identified potential water resources and requirements. Identified areas to build check-dams, farm ponds, recharge pits, repair of irrigation tanks and bunds, construction of sluices, inflow canals, and handed over the list to district administration for grant support under MGNREGA Scheme. 792 Grama Panchayat board members, 778 jal jeevan volunteers and 320 community resource persons were identified and their details were submitted to NABARD. 790 farmers were linked to banks for loan assistance and Govt. departments for scheme assistance.