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CSR Project By:  Marico Limited

Project Budget: INR 1.10 Cr


Project

Water Conservation  (2017-18)

 
 
Project Sector  : Environmental Sustainability
 
 
Implementing Partners:  Deshpande Foundation
 
 

Project Description

Initiatives like Farm Ponds, Dam Desilting and Community Check Dams are few projects that company undertook during FY2017-18. In the current year company executed the project of constructing 60 farm ponds. Through this initiative company was able to store about 35Crore litres of water in the FY2017-18. Additionally 30 farm ponds have been built which will enable further saving of water during the monsoon season.

Farm Pond: In the current year, Company undertook the work of de-silting the Yeldari Dam which is an earth fill dam on Purna River. It is the second largest dam in Marathwada Region.

Dam De-silting: The objective of de-silting was to create capacity for storing rain water and avoid water shortage in future. Additional stored water will help in providing more water for domestic consumption and improve livelihood in the area. The company is planning to desilt approximately 2 lakhs cubic meter silt from the dam so water storing capacity of dam is likely to increase by 20 Crore litres of water Check dam and community pond creation.

Check Dam and Community Pond Creation: Company has taken initiatives to conserve water through community programs at our operating locations and vis-à-vis improve the ground water table and water availability for the local community. At Baddi, two check dams were constructed of 10 lakhs litre and 22 lakhs litres capacity respectively. The project has improved the ground water table and has supported the irrigation water requirement of the farmers impacting 1,500+ beneficiaries. Further pond renovation and development work was undertaken at Puduserry Panchayat, Kanjikode benefitting over 150+ local community members.

 
 
Project Location:   pan india-pan india,
 
 

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