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  project name ~ MLC - Drinking water & Livelihood

category ~ Livelihood Generation

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

MLC - Drinking water & Livelihood

  NGO

 

Mandra Lions Club

  Category

 

Livelihood Generation

  District

 

Purulia

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 275200

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Somesh Roy
Sridhar Vemuri

 

Penn State
Los Angeles

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

The concept note provides a need for immediate drinking water provision for the drought-affected region in Purulia, West Bengal. There exists suffering from water borne diseases like somatic problems, dysentery etc.
Moreover, due to shortage of rain for the past few years, even agriculture was affected and farmers are not able to promote sustained cultivation which has in turn affected the wage-earning capabilities of the villagers. This proposal provides an option for a sustained livelihood via agriculture in such severe conditions.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

20 wells have been re-excavated. Please see the attached report.

 

  Goals

 

 

1. Provide immediate drinking water option through re-excavation of dried up wells. 2. Setup a tubewell infrastructure that provides water for 78 Bhigas of land for cultivation besides drinking water for 300 families

 
 

  


 
 
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