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The Chief Minister also said that new ponds would be dug wherever possible to ensure availability of water.
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Kerala is extending a rainwater harvesting programme in the central district of Thrissur to all parts of the state following the successive droughts of 2015 and 2016. By S. Gopikrishna Warrier*, Thri...
The Kerala government in this year's vote on account has set aside more than ₹90 crore for Mazhapolima, a rainwater-linked well recharge scheme. It has worked because it has been community-driven and participatory, planning is bottom-up and led by panchayats, while the state government facilitates. It is a process-oriented programme encouraging innovation and diversity. Setting up a household system is inexpensive. As a result, groundwater levels have improved significantly in Thrissur.