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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

  NGO

 

BTS (Baikunthapur Tharun Sangha)

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

South 24 Parganas

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 250000

 

  Year Approved

 

2012

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

1  

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Somnath Mukherji

 

Boston

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

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.


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

The project is starting.

 

  Goals

 

 

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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