On an average, this region of Rajasthan faces droughts every three to four years. While the onset and distribution of monsoon is highly erratic, both across regions within districts and across monsoon months, further creating drought like situations intermittently. The key objectives of this project are to increase awareness on clean drinking water, sanitation, hygiene, and groundwater management; to enhance the accessibility to clean drinking water by reviving existing and constructing new systems; to support households to create eco-sanitation facilities; to facilitate a community-based integrated water and sanitation system; to impart technical and management skills to women and village development officials; to develop a perspective of groundwater as a common property, to create a cadre of local youth to repair and manage infrastructure and to promote behavioural change
22. Publish 1 status paper to share project learnings
Seva Mandir’s mission is to make real the ideas of society consisting of free and equal citizens who are able to come together and solve the problems that affect them in their particular contexts. The commitment is to work for a paradigm of development and governance that is democratic and polyarchic. It seeks to institutionalize the idea that development and governance is not only to left to the State and its formal bodies like the legislature and the bureaucracy, but that citizens and their associations should engage separately and jointly with the state.