Check Dams in Rajasthan





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Project Description

Region: Asia

Country: India

Location: New Delhi

Total Budget: $95,000

Area of Focus: Water, sanitation and hygiene

Young men in the semi desert areas of Rajasthan's Sikar and Alwar districts leave their family farms to find work in the city. Faced with scarce water for crops and unreliable rainfall, they could no longer count on farming to feed their families. The land goes so dry that they barely get drinking water.Farmers are able to grow only millets & little wheat.This puts pressure on urban density and fast reducing land under cultivation.For Check Dams to be effective, they need to be built over bigger areas and not in isolation.

10 Check Dams are proposed to be constructed in 5 villages each in Sikar & Alwar Districts in Rajasthan, India. Total land to be covered will be around 3,000 hectares. Around 25,000 human beings & 30,000 milch animals will benefit.300 wells will be recharged. Project cost will be around US$ 120,000 - 125,000.

Primary Host Partner

District: 3011

Rotary Club of: Delhi South Central

Primary Contact: Dinesh Jain

Email: dinesh@pushpsons.com

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Project Status

Need $20,000
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Project listed for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.

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