Reviving traditional water harvesting structures and river revival in Rajasthan (Phase II)

Project Summary

The traditional water harvesting systems of western Rajasthan are a science, elaborated by the people, to translate their experience with water into practice. For harvesting each type of water, they have engineered a structure.

In Phase I of this project, Sambhaav revived traditional water structures in Rajasthan, and phase II is a continuation of this project. The approach that Sambhaav adopts is completely participatory and community-centered, with a strong focus on sustainable interventions


  1. Collecting and compiling baseline information to measure impact after intervention activities.
  2. Constructing/repairing traditional water structures in Barmer and Jaisalmer districts.
  3. Reviving the Sakhatwali river in Alwar district, involving the user community.
*Grant amount & beneficiary figures are as per actuals for completed projects.