Theme: Natural Resource Management
Like many countries, India is also facing the profound environmental impacts of rapid population growth and natural resource constraints. To address the global environmental issues, 4S has been engaged with the community to act locally.
The organization has been promoting agriculture that are environmentally sustainable by promoting organic cultivation, linking community with MGNREGA/ Jal Jeevan Hariyali Mission for rejuvenating water bodies, mobilizing farmers for Diversified Based Irrigation (DBI), scheme linkages for plantation in their wasteland, and last but not the least supporting government in designing better implementation of water bodies through convergence with other government department.
Group irrigation using Drip and solar pumps are also been promoted in its area of operations.
Coverage in FY 2020-21
- Irrigation Tanks – 138 – Farm Pond – 392 – Micro irrigation – 110 – Solar Pump -16, Dug well – 31, Canal / Pyne – 44, Group irrigation – 2
- Irrigation facilities done through MIDH, MGNREGS & Micro Irrigation
Soil Health Card
Farm Pond, Dug Well, Channel / Pyne, Borewell
Har Khet Ko Pani – MGNREGS, Irrigation, Horticulture department, Jal Jeevan Hariyali programme
Commercial Trees / Plantation
Jal Jeevan Hariyali programme, MGNREGA, BRLPS and Horticulture department
Cascade training – Animal husbandry dept, BRLPS, JSLPS
Linkage of SHG members with BRLPS, JSLPS
Training and seed – KVK, Agriculture college, Horticulture dept
Dept of Fishery and MGNREGS
Training and seed – Horticulture dept
Improved resilience of vulnerable HHs through climate responsive interventions and 30 JJH structures in Bihar
Initiative started on: May 2020
Location: Arwal, Gaya, Nalanda, Saran and East Champaran, Bihar
Objectives: The project includes support in developing convergence plan of selected structures and nearby vulnerable communities, capacity building/ training to community on livelihood promotion, and documentation of learning and best practices