Support for Community management of
Tank and Ground- water irrigation and
Support for Women’s groups to learn and manage
off-farm* income-generation activities

Narrative

Palmyra involves itself almost exclusively with activities in the Kalivelli/Auroville Bioregion the Palmyra Centre is constructively building a bridge between different sections and groups of local people including those of Auroville. The need of the hour is to both act as a catalyst for manifesting new discoveries and innovative strategies to contribute towards the growth of the rural economy and well being as well as promoting co-evolutionary concepts in the social environment.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 31 Oct, 2009 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Jun, 2008 Preparation Phase

Support for Community management of
Tank and Ground- water irrigation and
Support for Women’s groups to learn and manage
off-farm* income-generation activities

Narrative

Palmyra involves itself almost exclusively with activities in the Kalivelli/Auroville Bioregion the Palmyra Centre is constructively building a bridge between different sections and groups of local people including those of Auroville. The need of the hour is to both act as a catalyst for manifesting new discoveries and innovative strategies to contribute towards the growth of the rural economy and well being as well as promoting co-evolutionary concepts in the social environment.

Sustainability

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Water User Association EC members are maintaining the borewells, pipelines, oil engine for irrigation. Rs. 50/- family/month collecting for drinking water

Other Issues

Unusual and unexpected issues faced during project execution

waiting for EB connection

Learnings

Knowledge of project and process for sharing

minimum use of water for agriculture, equal water distribution, timely raising nursery and transplantation, assured yield in one paddy crop in a year

Impact

People Impacted: 450

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 250

Drinking water purification plant provided under this project for the community

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $50

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Water User Association EC members are maintaining the borewells, pipelines, oil engine for irrigation. Rs. 50/- family/month collecting for drinking water

Funding

Funded:
$46,152
Community:
$204,220
Final Cost:
$50,957
$46,152:
Anonymous

Plan/Proposal