Water Resources Development

Following works are being carried out to boost water supply: –

1. Construction of small ponds

Digging and renovation of small ponds in villages of 12 districts to supply water for trees, people and animals;

2. Utilization of underground water

Sinking of tube-wells to supply water for nurseries, plantations and community use;

3. Construction of check dams

Check dams are constructed to reduce run-off and erosion, to improve soil and water quality and to increase underground water storage in dry zone area;

4. Construction of rain-water collection tanks

Rain-water collection tanks are constructed in public places such as village schools, to collect the scarce rain water efficiently and utilize effectively.