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  project name ~ Pond-Desilting and Fishery in K-Plot, Sunderbans

category ~ Community Empowerment




  Project Name


Pond-Desilting and Fishery in K-Plot, Sunderbans



BTS (Baikunthapur Tharun Sangha)



Community Empowerment



South 24 Parganas



West Bengal

  Budget Approved


Rs 250000


  Year Approved








  Chapter Coordinators


Somnath Mukherji












The landless & marginal farmers cannot grow a second crop for lack of water. This project supports the de-silting of 60 ponds in the Aila affected island of K-Plot in the Sunderbans to allow the families to cultivate a second crop along with rearing of ducks and fish.





The project is starting.





1) De-silting of 60 ponds so that they can hold more water and allow for a second crop. 2) Raising fisheries and ducks in these ponds so that the families can improve their nutritional intake and improve livelihood. 3) Planting of fruit trees around the ponds.



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