Training in rainwater harvesting technologies

March 01, 2017 12:00 am | Updated 04:15 am IST

The second-phase training programme on low-cost rain-harvesting technologies, organised by the District Legal Services Authority for farmers in the district will be held at the Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS) at Ambalavayal in Wayanad district on Thursday.

District Collector B.S. Thirumeni will inaugurate the programme at 9.30 a.m.

The project, being held with the support of the district administration, RARS, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), and various government departments, envisages to dig as many as 10,000 ponds using low-cost technology in various parts of the district, including forest areas, with the active support of the public before the onset of monsoon to conserve water and to ensure availability of drinking water throughout the year.

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