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  project name ~ LEISA

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  Project Name





Green Foundation






bangalore rural




  Budget Approved


Rs 250000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Abhijith Ajjanahalli
Rounak Narvekar











Started in 2005
Operate in TWO field areas:
West of Bengaluru in Motaganahalli (MG Halli) in Magadi Taluka
North East of Bengaluru in Dhanamettapalli (DM Palli) in Chintamani Taluka

Sustainable agriculture activites on chosen farm lands and
Implementation of Watershed development program

Motivate and support small and marginal dry land farmers to take us LEISA techniques

Facilitate implementation of NREGA with the main objective to ensure creation of long term assets and facilities that support LEISA





Last Year a large pond on an individual farmersí land was build, and The farmer has been growing several crops (cotton, tomato, chillis, dhania, ragi etc) on 2-3 acres with the help of this pond water. Has added couple of cattle because of more fodder from this land. Has started raising fish in the pond (not yet harvested). Was able to make 90,000 bricks from the soil dug out of the pond and has sold it with a profit of Rs.60,000





Summarized Goal: Increasing awareness amongst small and marginal farmers regarding the various govt. programs that can be implemented in their villages Assist and monitor the implementation so that the benefits reach the right people Working with various departmental officials to increase the effectiveness of their service delivery



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