For a village so small, remote and relegated to eternal poverty, one would expect its inhabitants to welcome the Watershed Programme with open arms.
Yet, the village Garamsur chose otherwise. The ‘power centres’ of the village felt threatened by this programme which sought to empower common people. Ostensibly, the issue raised was charaibandi or ban on free grazing, but reality, the village sought to be divided on cast lines. A group of dedicated people from the village took up the challenge…
More info: Water OrganisationTrust – WOTR
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