Saturday, July 17, 2021

Migrants' kids suffer most during Covid pandemic Saturday, 17 July 2021 | SUDHIR MISHRA | BALANGIR

 

Migrants' kids suffer most during Covid pandemic

Saturday, 17 July 2021 | SUDHIR MISHRA | BALANGIR

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The outbreak of corona pandemic not only posed a serious threat to the healthcare system and claimed lives but also disrupted the livelihood and education of children, especially migrants' children who remain invisible to the people and administration.

Due to the unprecedented Covid-19, despite preventive measures taken up by both the State and Central Governments, thousands of migrant workers and their children including infants and adolescents faced a lot of hardship. During the first wave of the pandemic, around 10 million migrant workers were traumatised and suffered massively due to the lockdowns. The Supreme Court in April directed all States to inform about the number of migrant children and their condition on a petition seeking directions for the protection of Fundamental Rights of migrants' children amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic forced the authority to close schools and the system of imparting education was changed.

 Online teaching and learning enabled through television, WhatsApp and web-based education were the options. As children of seasonal migrant workers in normal times spend half of their life in movement from source to destination, there is always a problem of enrolment and retention among them. The pandemic situation further added to their vulnerabilities. Migrants' children are disadvantaged in terms of enrolling and attending school, and are at a lower grade for their age with the disparity deepening with age progression. The Covid-19 has immensely affected the education of these vulnerable children. These children not only were excluded as usual but lost education both at source and destination. The second wave of Covid pandemic forced their migrant parents to take them along from place to place.

According to a study  by Aide et Action, in 82  brick kilns in Patna, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar and Chennai and 27 construction sites in Hyderabad it was found that a majority of  migrating parents are  from Odisha (52 parents) followed by Telangana (23 parents) and Bihar (18 parents). Rest were from Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Maharashtra. The school going age children was 56% out of 213 children there. 79per cent migrant parents informed that closure of schools due to Covid-19 compelled them to bring their school going children with them and only 11per cent of the parents said that since there was no one to take care of the children at the village, especially the girl children, they had to bring them with them.

The Covid-19 pandemic also witnessed a rise in the number of migrant children this year than the previous year. 49per cent of children were in the age group of 6-14 years who migrated along with parents this year. The reasons for the rise in the number of migrant children to worksites were closure of village school, lack of safety for girls and closure of seasonal hostels. Besides, a majority of migrant children don’t have access to online classes. "I have been migrating to brick kilns for the last two years.  Since the school was closed, I took my children along with my family. However, there was no facility of education available in the worksite and my children have not received any education since I arrived," said Mahadev Sa (27) of Matiabhata Village of Khaprakhol block.

 Even though some migrant families had smartphones, as they carry mobile phones to work sites, children could not avail the facility during the day time, not to mention those who are without it. More interestingly, other parents said they did not want to put additional burden on buying internet data. However, some parents lamented that even after their return they could not enrol the children in school "I could not enrol myself in the school as the school was closed," said Jharana Sahu(15) of Matiabhata village in Khaprakhol block. "I had gone to brick kiln with my parents and after my return I could not enrol myself in school as the school is closed for last two years.

Moreover I do not have smart phone .Hence I cannot avail online class," said Jharana.According to the survey, 56% of parents said they left most of their children with the grandparents.  30% did it with relatives while only 2 % of parents left their children in seasonal hostels initiated by the Government."All schools at the source should create a comprehensive database of migrant children and never enrol children and other school dropouts and a special drive for reintegration of migrant children into the education process at the source be initiated.

Government needs to encourage education volunteers to initiate remedial classes at the households for children to prepare for re-schooling," said programme manager, Aide et Action, Bhubaneswar, Saroj Barik. Moreover, the administration should take steps to accommodate the returnee migrant children and stop them from re-migrating again in the next upcoming migration cycle through expansion of seasonal hostels, opined Barik. Director of Migration and Education,Aide et Action International Umi Daniel said effective functioning of mechanism for interState coordination for migrant children’s education is  badly required.

On a priority basis migrant children who have been systematically excluded from accessing the online classes and various Government entitlements like Mid Day Meal(MDM), text book, uniforms and other financial support should be provided with all facilities.

More children should be accommodated in the seasonal hostels and those migrating out should be provided education,care and protection  at the destination States. Those who are recruited as child labourer at the source be prevented, rescued and effectively rehabilitated. A comprehensive migrant child monitoring and tracking drive should be undertaken as soon as possible, Daniel emphasized.

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Sabji cooler save farmer’s to dump their vegetables, Improves bargaining power of farmers in Bolangir ;SudhirMishra /Bolangir


Sabji cooler save farmer’s to dump their vegetables due to distress sale;

Improves bargaining powerand economic condition, in Bolangir.

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Sudhir Mishra/Bolangir

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It is a common sight in rural areas to find farmers resorting to distress sale of their vegetables at throwaway price ,to middleman unscrupulous traders and even throwing of unsold vegetables due to lack of storage facility at home.

Vegetables are perishable commodities and which need to be stored in a cold storage to keep in good condition which is lacking in Bolangir district.A cold storage construction requires huge investment, points out a local here.

But now Mother Nature has a answer to the farmer’s woes and the natural Sabji cooler,which donot require electricity , can store vegetables for five to six days in its chamber and keep its fresh,is providing benefits to the farmers of Muribahal in Bolangir

 

What is a Sabji Cooler?

 


 It’s a brick-and-mortar storage facility with a covering on top. It works on the principle of evaporative cooling and does not require any utilities / electricity except watering once in a day.  The cooling chamber temperature is lower than the ambient temperature by a margin of 5-15°C (depending on ambient relative humidity) and maintains a high relative humidity of above 85-90% inside the cooling chamber. The low temperature and high humidity inside the chamber preserve the vegetable crop for five to eight days. The storage capacity of one unit is 1 quintal, explain a civil society member

   

Technical Support

The RuKart Technology and PRADANprovided all kinds of  Technical as well as Technological support. The RuKart Technology also provided awareness & capacity building support and trained Producer’s group members on appropriate use of cooling unit explain a civil society member

 

There are 105 women farmers involved in the Subhadra Producer group (PG),under the scheme for promotion of agriculture production under the Agricultural production clusters(APC) of which 90 members are actively involved in vegetable production.

 

These members, in last year, selected Onion, Tomato, Chilli, Brinjal, Bitter gourd (Vegetable crops) and Arhar, Ground Nut (Pulses) as winter crops and cultivated in 84.2 acres. PG members sold a total 424.6 quintals of above mentioned products through collective as well as outlet marketing. Last year, the group members faced many challenges for marketing.

 

Due to lockdown, many times they could not sell their products in the right time nor could they store in any storage facility. Consequently, farmers with no storage facilities were compelled to sell their crops at throwaway prices. Therefore, as per the demand and need of Producer group  members, one cooling unit was installed in the village. Till today, 9 Producer group members have been accessing the facility regularly since the day of installation, says Bhajaram Sahu of Janamukti Anusthan

However in this natural sabji cooler natural crop,which is grown inside the soil  like onion, Reddish, and some other crop cannot be stored.

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Advantage

Earlier they used to collect vegetables only once in a week, the day before the weekly market and on an average20% of vegetables got wasted due to lack of storage facility, especially during summer.

After installation of Subjee Cooler they don’t wait for market day rather collect their products in the right time i.e. twice in a week and store in the cooling unit for 3-4 days. On the market day, they sell their fresh vegetables and get good prices. Again, the unsold produces are stored in Subjee Cooler and sold on next day either to middle-man or consumer directly, points out Bhajaram Sahu of Jana Mukti Anusthan Bongomunda

 “Now, the markets are closed for Saturday & Sunday due to weekend lockdown, yet we can collect our vegetables on time, store in Sabjee Cooler and sell on Monday. It would help us to reduce loss from farm to market during the lockdown period and consequently increase our income. Because of the fresh contain of our vegetables we can sell in 20-30% higher price than others, says another  group member.

Earlier we were facing loss in the vegetable business. After the installation of Sabji cooler we were  able sell our produce in the market without any worry and we thank the district collector and others for this support,says Mamata Rana, a member of the producer group.




District Collector of Bolangir Sri Chanchal Rana, inaugurated one cooling unit of Maa Sarala PG of Bramhni village in Muribahal block two months ago on 25th February 2021

 


“The sabji cooler is a eco friendly, non electricity based cooling system which increases the shelf life of vegetables and fruits by a few days so that they remain marketable’ says District Collector  Chanchal Rana .

“Taken up on a pilot basis by 10 GP level SHG federation, and funded out of the District mineral fund, it also involves financial contribution of the members as well. It has been taken up in APC (Agriculture production Clusters) areas and has shown very good results. Farmers now have the flexibility to store and sell in the market as per price conditions and not undergo distress sale. More groups will be sent on exposure visits to these areas and then it will be replicated across the district,” Rana says further.

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

Set zero forest fire goal in Odisha: Experts Friday, 16 April 2021 | SUDHIR MISHRA | BALANGIR

 

Set zero forest fire goal in Odisha: Experts

Friday, 16 April 2021 | SUDHIR MISHRA | BALANGIR

 

The forest department must set a goal of zero fires in forthcoming times. This was among the important views emerged in a webinar on forest fire held recently, organised by the RCDC and the Odisha Commons Exchange.

The motto was to understand the present situation of forest fire in Odisha, especially in the context of this having happened at greater frequency in the months of February. Forest fire in Odisha usually occurs from March to May.

And much to the surprise of many, this year the forest fire started from mid of February and the huge forest fire in the Similipal Biosphere reserve captured the attention of the national and international media with Odisha topping the list of forest fire incidents in the country. According to the Forest Survey of India (FSI), at least 5,291 forest fires were recorded in Odisha between February 22 and March 1, the highest in the country for the same period. Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh informed the State Assembly recently that since January this year till date ( March 24, 2021) 23,473 fire incidents have been reported in the State devouring about 159 square km of forest.

Joining the webinar, many experts on forest and enviornment kept their opinions as to how to effectively deal with the forest fires. Incidents of forest fire are increasing. Explaining the various causes, Prabhat Mishra told how community members have been traditionally proactive on reporting and putting out forest fires in association with workers of the Forest Department.  Forest fires are more prominent in deciduous forests and maximum number of incidents occurred in south Odisha, opined RCCF BrahmspurManoj Mahapatra. He called upon all stakeholders to cooperate in preventing and mitigating forest fires. Mahapatra  pointed out how the department was  taking note of community efforts and providing incentives to encourage positive changes. He sought cooperation of all to fight forest fire effectively.

 The process of approving individual and community forest rights should be stepped up to enthuse the community to do more and the process of CFR management should go a long way in protecting and conserving forests, pointed out Satya Pattnaik.

He was of the opinion that capacity of all stakeholders must be strengthened and coordination must improve to address the menace.As per the satellite data, forest fire clusters are developing in certain pockets of Odisha and it is important to keep watch on them. He dwelt on the climatic factors that could be driving the fires, said Barna Baibhav Panda The Forest Department continues to look upon the forest as a production unit.

It should change its stance and concentrate on conservation of forests with an eye towards enriching the livelihoods of the forest dwellers, said Gitanjali Sahoo, adding that the State must strengthen the Forest Department and enhance coordinated efforts.Forests are vital and all the inhabitants of the Earth should think of themselves as one community and look after the welfare of forests, said Nibedita Dash.

While Odisha excelled in achieving zero casualty in the disaster management like of cyclone ,efforts of the State Forest Department should be to achieve the goal of zero fires, opined Dr Ambika Nanda.The Forest Department should engage and involve youths in mitigating forest fires, besides sensitizing the women on forest fire and its prevention, opined Kailash Dash.

Community is moving away from viewing forests as an essential resource particularly as modern life is moving away from nature towards artificial goods like plastic and proper marketing of MFP could reverse the stance, said Kulamani Sahu.There is the  need for a long term plan to mitigate forest fires keeping in view the impacts of climate change.

There is also a need to renew the interests of the community in forests and ensure their rights over resource. The community is best managers of forests and traditional ways of forest management must be renewed, said Pradeep Brahma.

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Forest Department should strive towards the goal of zero fires; Webinar on Forest fire;By Sudhir Mishra /Bolangir

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Sudhir Mishra/Bolangir

7thApril2021

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Bolangir ;While state of Odisha in the disaster management, especially in Cyclone has achieved zero casualty, efforts of the State looks forward to zero casualties and called upon the Forest Department to ensure  towards the goal of zero fires in forthcoming times

This was  the important views that emerged in a webinar on forest fire held recently(2nd April2021) organized by  RCDC and Odisha Commons Exchange, to understand the present the situation of forest fire in Odisha, especially in the context of this happening in the months of February, a forest fire in wildlife sanctuaries and contribution of climate change to it,  Explore the immediate actions to be taken for prevention of forest fire in the remaining months of summer, and to develop the broad contours of a long term strategy for mitigating forest fire by taking the communities into confidence,

 

Forest fire in Odisha is usually occurred from March to May in Odisha. And much to the surprise of many But this year forest fire , started from mid of February and the huge forest fire in the Similipal Biosphere reserve captured the attention of the national and international media and Odisha figured in the top of the list of forest fire incidents in the country.

According to the Forest Survey of India (FSI), at least 5,291 forest fires were recorded in Odisha between 22nd February and 1st March , the highest in the country for the same period. Forest and Environment Minister of Odisha Bikram Keshari Arukh has informed the State Assembly in session now that since January this year till date (24th March2021) 23,473 fire incidents have been reported in the state devouring about 159 square kms of forest

 

Incidents of forest fire are increasing. Explaining the various causes and Sri Prabhat Mishra told how community members have been traditionally proactive on reporting and putting out forest fires in association with workers of the Forest Department.

 

Forest fires, it has been observed   mostly anthropogenic and forest fires were more prominent in deciduous forests and maximum number occurred in South Odisha opines Manoj Mahapatra RCCF Berhamputr He called upon all stakeholders to cooperate in preventing and mitigating forest fires. Sri Mohapatra  pointed out how the Department is  taking note of community efforts and providing incentives to encourage positive changes, and he sought cooperation all to fight forest fire effectively.

 

The process of approving individual and community forest rights should step up to enthuse the community to do more and the process of CFR management would go a long way in protecting and conserving the forests. He was of the opinion that the capacity of all stakeholders must be strengthened and coordination must improve to address the menace points out Satya Pattnaik

 

 

As per the satellite data, forest fire clusters are developing in certain pockets of Odisha and it is important to keep watch on them. He dwelt on the climatic factors that could be driving the fires points out  Barna Baibhav Panda

 

The Forest Department continues to look upon the forest as a production unit. It should change its stance and concentrate on conservation of forests with an eye towards enriching the livelihoods of the forest dwellers. He also called upon the State to strengthen the Forest Department and enhance coordinated efforts, opines Sri Gitanjay Sahoo

Forests are vital and all the inhabitants of the Earth should think of themselves as one community and look after the welfare of forests. Ms Nibedita Dash.

 

While the state of Odisha excelled in achieving zero casualties in the disaster management like of Cyclone , efforts of the State the Forest Department should strive to move towards the goal of zero fires also opines Dr Ambika Nanda

The forest department should engage and involve the youth in mitigating forest fires, besides sensitizing the   women on forest fire and prevention, opines Kailash Dash.

Community is moving away from viewing forests as an essential resource particularly as modern life is moving away from nature towards artificial goods like plastic and proper marketing of MFP could reverse this stance, says Kulamani Sahu

There is the  need for a long term plan to mitigate forest fires keeping in view the impacts of climate change. There is also a need to renew the interests of the community in the forests and ensure their rights over the resource. The community is the best managers of forests and the traditional ways of forest management must be renewed says Sri Pradeep Brahma.

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Saturday, January 9, 2021

ବୋହି ଯାଉଥିବା କ୍ଷୁଦ୍ର ଜଳ ଧାରା,ସାମାନ୍ୟ, ବାଲି ବନ୍ଧା ରେ ଅଟକାଇ,ଲୋକଙ୍କ ଉନ୍ନତି କରିହେବ;ସୁଧୀର ମିଶ୍ର / ବୋଲାଙ୍ଗୀର |

ବୋହି ଯାଉଥିବା କ୍ଷୁଦ୍ର ଜଳ ଧାରା,ସାମାନ୍ୟ, ବାଲି ବନ୍ଧା ରେ ଅଟକାଇ,

ଲୋକଙ୍କ ଉନ୍ନତି କରିହେବ

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    ସୁଧୀର ମିଶ୍ର / ବୋଲାଙ୍ଗୀର |

   ଜାନୁଆରୀ 7, 2021

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   ବୋଲାଙ୍ଗୀରମରୁଡ଼ି ପ୍ରପୀଡ଼ିତ ଵଲାଙ୍ଗିର ଜ଼ୀଲ୍ଲା ସମସ୍ତ ନଦୀ, ନାଳ ,ବର୍ଷା ଜଳ ଉପରେ ନିର୍ଭର କରି ଥାଏ

ବର୍ଷା ୠତୁ  ନଦୀ ନାଳ, ଯୋର ରେ ଏକ ଛୋଟ ଜଳ ଧାରା ବୋହୁଥିବା  ଦେଖା ଯାଇ ଥାଏ

ତେବେ ,ଏହି ଛୋଟ ଜଳ ଧାରା କୁ,ସାମାନ୍ୟ, ବାଲି ଵସ୍ଥା ଦେଇ ପାଣି ଅଟକାଇ କିପରି ତାଙ୍କ ଗ୍ରାମ ରେ ଚାଷ ରେ ବୃଦ୍ଧି କରିବା ସହିତ, ଜଳସ୍ତର ବୃଦ୍ଧି ହୋଇଛି,ପୋଢ଼ପାଲି ଗ୍ରାମର ଲୋକମାନେ,ତାହା କରି ଦେଖାଇ ଛନ୍ତି

  ପୂର୍ବରୁ ଆମ ପୋଡପାଲ୍ଲୀ ଗାଁରେ ଏକ ଚେକ୍ ଡ୍ୟାମ୍ ଥିଲା, ଯାହା 2019 ରେ ପ୍ରବଳ ବର୍ଷା ଦ୍ୱାରା ନଷ୍ଟ ହୋଇଯାଇଥିଲା

ଚେକ୍ ଡ୍ୟାମ୍ ନିର୍ମାଣ ପୋଢ଼ପାଲି ଗ୍ରାମ ବାସୀ ସମସ୍ତେ  ଶୁଖିଲା ଜୋରରେ ବାଲି ବସ୍ତା  ବନ୍ଧନ କଲେଗ୍ରାମରେ ଜଳସ୍ତର ବଢିଲା

ଅଧିକ  ଜମିରେ ,ପନିପରିବା ଚାଷ କରି ଲାଭବାନ ହେଲେ

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ବୋହି ଯାଉଥିବା କ୍ଷୁଦ୍ର ଜଳ ଧାରା,ସାମାନ୍ୟ, ବାଲି ବନ୍ଧା ରେ ଅଟକାଇ,ଲୋକଙ୍କ ଉନ୍ନତି କରିହେବ

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ସୁଧୀର ମିଶ୍ର / ବୋଲାଙ୍ଗୀର |

   ଜାନୁଆରୀ 7, 2021

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   ବୋଲାଙ୍ଗୀରମରୁଡ଼ି ପ୍ରପୀଡ଼ିତ ଵଲାଙ୍ଗିର ଜ଼ୀଲ୍ଲା ସମସ୍ତ ନଦୀ, ନାଳ ,ବର୍ଷା ଜଳ ଉପରେ ନିର୍ଭର କରି ଥାଏବର୍ଷା ୠତୁ  ନଦୀ ନାଳ, ଯୋର ରେ ଏକ ଛୋଟ ଜଳ ଧାରା ବୋହୁଥିବା  ଦେଖା ଯାଇ ଥାଏ


ତେବେ ,ଏହି ଛୋଟ ଜଳ ଧାରା କୁ,ସାମାନ୍ୟ, ବାଲି ଵସ୍ଥା ଦେଇ ପାଣି ଅଟକାଇ କିପରି ତାଙ୍କ ଗ୍ରାମ ରେ ଚାଷ ରେ ବୃଦ୍ଧି କରିବା ସହିତ, ଜଳସ୍ତର ବୃଦ୍ଧି ହୋଇଛି,ପୋଢ଼ପାଲି ଗ୍ରାମର ଲୋକମାନେ,ତାହା କରି ଦେଖାଇ ଛନ୍ତି

   ପୂର୍ବରୁ ଆମ ପୋଡପାଲ୍ଲୀ ଗାଁରେ ଏକ ଚେକ୍ ଡ୍ୟାମ୍ ଥିଲା, ଯାହା 2019 ରେ ପ୍ରବଳ ବର୍ଷା ଦ୍ୱାରା ନଷ୍ଟ ହୋଇଯାଇଥିଲା ଚେକ୍ ଡ୍ୟାମ୍ ନିର୍ମାଣ ହେବାବେଳେ ଆମକୁ ପର୍ଯ୍ୟାପ୍ତ ପରିମାଣର ଜଳ ମିଳିଥାଏ ଏହା ଭୁଶୁଡ଼ିବା ପରେ ଜଳ ଅଭାବର ସମ୍ମୁଖୀନ ହୋଇଥିଲୁ

   ଗତ ଦିସମ୍ବର2020 ରେ ରିଲାଏନ୍ସ ଫାଉଣ୍ଡେସନର ସଦସ୍ୟମାନେ,ଆମ ଗାଁ ରେ  ମୋ ବଗିଚା, ପୁଷ୍ଟିକର ଉଦ୍ୟାନ ଯୋଜନା ବିଷୟରେ ଗ୍ରାମବାସୀ ମାନ ଙ୍କୁ ବୁଝାଇ ଥିଲେଏବଂ ଏହାକୁ ଗ୍ରହଣ କରିବାକୁ କହିଥିଲେ 

  ଅଭାବ ହେତୁ  ଆମେ  ଏହା କରିବାରେ ଅସମର୍ଥ ବୋଲି ଜଣାଇ ଥିଲୁ ବୋଲି କହିଥିଲେ ପୋଢ଼ପାଲି ଗ୍ରାମ ଡ଼ମନ ବାଗର୍ତ୍ତୀ

   ଏହି,ପାଣି  ସମସ୍ୟା ସମାଧାନ ପାଇଁଗ୍ରାମବାସୀ ମାନେ ରିଲାଏନ୍ସ ଫାଉଣ୍ଡେସନ କର୍ମକର୍ତ୍ତା,ଗ୍ରାମ ନିକଟରେ ବୋହି ଯାଉଥିବା ନିବୃତ୍ତି ଜୋ , ଶୁଖିଲା ଜୋରେ ପରିଦର୍ଶନ କରି ଜଳ ସଙ୍କଟ ଦୂର କରିବା ପାଇଁ ବୋରୀ ବଂଧନ ( ବଳି ବସ୍ତା ଦେଇ ଆସ୍ଥାୟୀ ବନ୍ଧ)ନିର୍ମାଣ କରିବାକୁ ପରାମର୍ଶ ଦେଇଥିଲେ

 ଗ୍ରାମବାସୀ, SHG ସଦସ୍ୟ ଏବଂ ଅନ୍ୟମାନେ କହିଛନ୍ତି ଯେ ଆଲୋଚନା ପରେ ଡିସେମ୍ବର 21 ରେ ସେମାନେ ବୋରି ବଂଧନ ନିର୍ମାଣ କରିବାକୁ ନିଷ୍ପତ୍ତି ନେଇଥିଲେ


   ଏହି ବୋରି ବଂଧନ ନିର୍ମାଣର ଗୋଟିଏ ଦିନ ପରେ ସେଠାରେ ତିନି ଫୁଟ ପାଣି ଥିଲା ଯାହା ଆମ ଫସଲକୁ ଜଳସେଚନ କରିବାରେ ସାହାଯ୍ୟ କଲାଏହି ଅସ୍ଥାୟୀ ଚେକ୍ ଡ୍ୟାମର ପରିଣାମ ସ୍ୱରୂପ, ଆମେ ରବି ଫସଲରେ ପନିପରିବା ଚାଷ କରି ପ୍ରାୟ 40acres ପନିପରିବା ଚାଷ କରି ଟଙ୍କା ରୋଜଗାର କରିବାରେ ସକ୍ଷମ ହୋଇ ପା ଋଅଛୁ, ବୋଲି କହନ୍ତି, ଚାଷୀ ସର୍ବେଶ୍ୱର, ବିଶ୍ୱାଳ,

     ସବୁଠାରୁ ଗୁରୁତ୍ୱପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ କଥା ହେଉଛି ଏହା ଆମ ଗାଁର ପୋଖରୀ ଏବଂ କୂଅରେ ଜଳ ସ୍ତରକୁ ବୃଦ୍ଧି କରିଛି  ଚେକ୍ ଡ୍ୟାମ୍ ଭୁଶୁଡ଼ିବା ପରେ ଗାଁ ପୋଖରୀରେ ଥିବା ପାଣି ଟେବୁଲ୍ ଏବଂ କୂଅଗୁଡ଼ିକ ହ୍ରାସ ପାଇଛି  ବର୍ତ୍ତମାନ ଏହା ଉନ୍ନତ ହୋଇଛିଗୋପାଳ ସାହୁ କହିଛନ୍ତି ଯେ ବର୍ତ୍ତମାନ ଜଳ ଉତ୍ସରେ ଅଧିକ ଜଳ ଉପଲବ୍ଧ ହେଉଛି, ବିଶେଷକରି  ଜଳ ଯୋଗାଣ, ପାଇପ୍ ଜଳ ଯୋଗାଣରେ



   ଗ୍ରାମବାସୀଙ୍କ ଅବଦାନ ପ୍ରଯୁଜ୍ୟ ଏହା ଦର୍ଶାଏ ଯେ ଏକ ଶୁଖିଲା ବିଦ୍ରୋହରେ ଏକ ଶୁଖିଲା ଜଳ ମଧ୍ୟ ଗ୍ରାମବାସୀଙ୍କ ପାଇଁ ଜଳ ନିରାପତ୍ତା ଏବଂ ସମୃଦ୍ଧତା ନିଶ୍ଚିତ କରିପାରିବ

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