Impact of Nalabund at Pushpapura:

Impact of Nalabund at Pushpapura:

Case study:1 Impact of Nalabund at Pushpapura: Nalabund constructed in Mr. Bhadra land near Veerabadhra temple land. The size of the bund is 25X40X3. It is filled and overflowed with water for three times. The water collected in the bund has percolated and resulted in recharge of 20 bore wells and 10 open wells. Water is available to a depth of 15-20 ft in open wells. Due to increase in water level in the borewells…

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Drudgery Reduction

Drudgery Reduction

Drudgery Reduction – Hemata grass grown on the bunds provided sufficient fodder for animals near the village surroundings. Thereby the availability of fodder  on bunds has reduced the burden of women as they had to walk far distance to collect fodder, carry heavy loads from a distance place and also many times to face danger from wild animals etc.

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RECHARGE OF BORE WELL AT GANAGANAPURA- CHAMARAJANAGAR

RECHARGE OF BORE WELL AT GANAGANAPURA- CHAMARAJANAGAR

Nagarajappa of Ganaganapura- Chamarajanagar area had one bore well in his land  from the last 6 years  this bore well was not working. After taking up watershed works there is increase in the ground water level resulting in recharge of this bore well. The farmer expressed that one and a half inch of water is available and he is cultivating brinjal in half an acre of land and also he is watering 150 horticulture sapling…

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RECHARGE OF BORE WELL AT SOTHANAHUNDI- CHAMARAJANAGAR

RECHARGE OF BORE WELL AT SOTHANAHUNDI- CHAMARAJANAGAR

Gramapanchyath had dug borewell at Sothanahundi of Chamarajanagar district to provide drinking water in 2013 but enough water was not found in the bore well and it was not used. After implementation of watershed activity once again in 2015 reboreing was made by the GP and 3 inch of water got stuck to a depth of  225 ft. with sufficient water availability this bore well will be  used to supply drinking water to the village….

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Watershed Impact at Pushpapura

Watershed Impact at Pushpapura

9 members Venkatachala, Ramashetty, Puttaswamy –(Venkateshara SHG), Sannashetty, Govinda, Kariyappa, Nagamalla, Shivarama and Venkataramana) non SHG members were migrating to Kerala from the last 5 years. Due to water scarcity they were not doing agriculture activities. after implementation of watershed activities the wells got recharged and enough water is available to take up agriculture activities. Therefore all these farmers started cultivating the land after 5 years with onions in 33 acres of land.

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Impact of Watershed activities at Prakashpalya

Impact of Watershed activities at Prakashpalya

Suresh of Prakashpalya village of Kollegal taluk has cleared the land to take up agriculture activities in 5 acres of land. The land was not cultivated from the last 10 years therefore the land was filled with bushes. As a result of watershed activities rain water is harvested in the watershed components and led to increase in the ground water level. He has dug a bore well to a depth of 300 feet , 2…

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Impacts of Practicing Organic Farming by Mr. Viswanathan- Prakashpalya

Impacts of Practicing Organic Farming by Mr. Viswanathan- Prakashpalya

Mr. Viswanathan- Prakashpalya started practicing organic farming from the last two years in 4 acres of land. The organic preparations made are- Neem tonic, Fish solution, Panchagavya, Sasyajanya. At first the land is treated with the  organic solutions followed by sowing leguminous seeds (nitrogen fixing).  The farmer expressed that  he can observe many earthworms after taking up organic cultivation. He is growing banana and turmeric using organic cultivation.

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Impacts on recharge of open well by implementing various measures of rain Water Harvesting by Mr.Puttamadegowda

Puttamadegowda of Thellnur village- Kollegal taluk of Chamarajanagar district is having 4 acres of land with one bore well and one open well. The open well was dry and the bore well was yielding about one and a half inch of water which was pumped for half an hour in a day. With this water availability he was cultivating turmeric in half an acre of land up to 2014.After intervention of watershed activity rain water…

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