Watershed project inaugurated in Srimushnam
An built-in watershed growth project with local weather mitigation measures funded by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) was launched at Srimushnam in the district.
S. Selvaraj, Chief General Manager of NABARD, Chennai, inaugurated the watershed project in Sri Adhivaraganallur and Thethampattu village in Srimushnam block just lately.
According to a launch, NABARD, in collaboration with VA Tech Wabag, had applied the project on an experimental foundation in the 2 villages on a 50:50 cost-sharing foundation.
Soil and water conservation actions, together with subject bunds, open effectively and borewell recharge system, farm pond with inlets, agro-forestry and horticulture plantation have been taken up underneath the project costing ₹2.49 crore.
The project execution workforce of Hand In Hand, a non-governmental organisation, has developed a complete Detailed Project Report (DPR), overlaying 1,357 households and a complete space of 1,572 hectares of land.
NABARD mentioned that Hand In Hand India will likely be facilitating the project execution with the village-level watershed committees appropriately.