Jala Siri newsletter and calendar

Project Summary

Dhanya’s newsletter, Jala Siri, has been in circulation since 2005. Arghyam supported its production in 2007-08. Arghyam has continued to support 12 issues annually from April 2009 till date. The key objectives of the newsletter were to create awareness on water conservation and management, document & disseminate traditional methods of water management and to build a database of individuals and institutions, who have successfully adopted water management methods in Karnataka. With funding from Arghyam the organisation also brought out a Jala Siri Calendar for the year 2010, 2011 and 2012 that reached various stakeholders.


  1. 500 copies of 12 issues of the Jala Siri newsletter, every year.
  2. 1000 copies of a Jala Siri Calendar printed and distributed to various stakeholders in the year 2010, and 2000 copies of the calendar printed and distributed in the years 2011 and 2012.
*Grant amount & beneficiary figures are as per actuals for completed projects.