Land & Water Resources

Name of Programme

Sustainable management of land and water resources


Social Regulation of Water

Target Area Madakasira and Rolla two remote mandals in Anantapur District
  • Formation of people’s institutions

  • Providing Cattle Troughs

  • Promotion of Grain Banks

  • Bunding works
Awareness Generation and Trainings Through
  • Wall writings
  • Mechanical training on Handpumps maintenance

  • Handpump caretakers trainings

  • Training on Water Balance Study:

  • Water Balance Study in the villages
  • Orientation/Awareness Generation meetings on land development activities

  • Training on Promotion of Sustainable agricultural Practices
  • Workshop on Andhra Pradesh Water and Land Tree Act-2002
  • Campaign on the implementation of the AP WALTA Act.

  • Trainings on SRI VARI cultivation
  • Exposure visit to the Rayalasema Watershed Development Programme
  • Fourth World Water Forum meetings at Mexico
  • Watershed committee members meetings

  • exposure visit to ‘Vanukula Vanka Watershed’ in Rapthadu mandal of Anantapur dist.
  • exposure visit to Ralegan siddhi.and met Mr Anna Hazare
Outcome of the Programme This Programme has benefitted 110 families whose main livelihood is agriculture.