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Vol. 2                                    No. 2                         April 2001

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Meet some of them.....

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Arjun Gujjar
Kolyala, Alwar, Rajasthan

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S K Munivel Mudaliar
Vengal, Tiruvalluvar, Tamil Nadu

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Subhita Sigad
Badhvasi, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

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Prem Singh Deora
Nayakheda, Rajsamand, Rajasthan

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Jakalben Dihora
Mithi Virdi, Bhavnagar, Gujarat

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Mana Singh
Sitapur, Shadol, Madhya Pradesh

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Nagendra Yadav
Bakaho, Shadol, Madhya Pradesh

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Reshamben Sanghada
Pau,Dahod, Gujarat



Their impressions...

"This conference is a good way of spreading the messege of self-help to other parts of the country."

— Mansukhbhai Suvagia
Shapar, Rajkot Gujarat

"I have not found a better place to take pride in my work (water conservation and forest regeneration."

— Jakalbehn Dihora
Mithi Virdi, Bhavnagar Gujarat

"I am poor so I was chosen as the president of our village watershed development committee. Now, watershed development has given us social respect"

— Babu Singh
Dongariya Tola, Shahdol Madhya Pradesh

"The work (water harvesting and conservation) we are doing is not new. Our ancestors used to do the same with greater efficiency and without any outside funds or government support."

— P Kishnasamy
Dindugal Tamil Nadu

"Involve women for success of a programme, they are even more laborious than men"

— Jawanlal Rebari
Barawa, Rajsamand Rajasthan

"There were no tractors in my village before we began harvesting rain but now we have one tractor and many motorcycles. Instead of one transistor we have many televisions in our homes ."

— Ram Karan Bhadana
Lapodiya,Dudu Rajasthan

"Generations have gone asking the government to revive the old structures. But nothing happened, so we decided to do it on our own. We have revitalised the traditional structures by community participation and shramdan."

— Jagdish Narayan Meena
Neemi, Jaipur Rajasthan

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