SUPPORT FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT – DHARUR TALUKA
DROUGHT PROOFING OF VILLAGES BY CONSTRUCTION OF DOHAS IN STREAMS
SBI Foundation have partner with Dilasa Sanstha in the rural development project of Drought proofing of villages viz, Mohkhed, Varkatwadi, Singanwadi, Pachi pimpaltanda ,Repewadi, Hingni Bk, Hingni kd, Motewadi, Deodahifal and Chikhali in Dharur taluka of Beed District. The project entittled -Drought proofing of villages by construction of Doha in streams in ten villages of Dharur Taluka of Beed district in one year of project duration.
The villages proposed under the project were always facing acute water scarcity and it became worse since last three years due to continuous drought. The pattern of rain fall is generally irregular and erratic resulting in loss of expenditure incurred on ploughing, sawing, manures, fertilizers and other expenses to sustain the crop. Unduly delayed gaps between required rains not only take away what farmer possess but generally make him drown in large indebtedness. The debts are obtained from private money lenders and he is always after farmers for the recovery. The farmer in distress develops tendency to commit the suicide to get rid off all the issues of said unblessed.
SBI Foundation extended the helping hands towards Dilasa to reach drought prone regions to get villagers mitigate the problem of scarcity of most vital element “Water” for sustaining lives on long term basis. The proposed intervention will strengthen the water resources of 10 villages, enhance ground water level, resolve drinking water problem, create irrigation facilities which will enhance the agricultural income of farmers and ensure fodder supply.