Ranchi mobilizes over 5 lakh people for JSA campaign
With the involvement of more than 5 lakh people across 305 panchayats in 18 blocks of the district, Jharkhand’s state capital Ranchi has forged ahead with activities related to the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA). Among the many interventions carried out were rejuvenation of water conservation structures, awareness building, large scale plantation and construction of soak pits that while treating grey water will also enhance groundwater levels.
With a view to spurring inclusive growth in its villages, the State Government of Telangana had implemented the Palle Pragathi Special Programme from 6th September to 5th October, 2019. During the 30 day period, districts across the state set up plant nurseries, cremation grounds and dump yards, among others to improve greenery and cleanliness of the villages.
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During the fourth visit of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team to the water stressed Perumbalur district in Tamil Nadu, they noticed that the whole area was green with water visible everywhere. Further, Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) indicated that overall there was a 3 meter increase in ground water levels in the State.