Wednesday, 25 April, 2007

Tankshal

Mr. C. D. Parikh (Chief Executive, Apang Manav Mandal, expert on the education of disabled people)

Water: Taraben Permar, sarpanch of Mehmoodpura village, with help of the NGO Swargirna Gram Vikas Sanstha, built a Rs 2 lakh road into the village, a place for washing laundry and a water reservoir for livestock. With help of the Sarda Jal Sanchay Yojana government scheme, check dams were built, and through the B.R.C. Yojana, a water tank for the village school was built.

Self Help Group: The Shree Chamunda SHG, run by eleven women, begins a business weaving wheatgrass to create various appliances and wares.

Water: With the help of NGO SWATI, the villagers of Thala Village went into a partnership with the government to solve their water woes. They collected Rs 74000, borrowed Rs 50,000 and the government contributed Rs 5 lakhs, and together they dredged the lake and built a water tank for the cattle.

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