Please read our response to 'an article on Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (JSA)' is published in the 'Economic and Political Weekly/ issue (Vol. 54, Issue No. 29, 20 Jul, 2019) at the following link. In 2015, the Government of Maharashtra launched the JSA, with the aim of making 25,000 villages in Maharashtra drought-free.
Kachner a Marathwada village consisting of 6 tandas (hamlets) in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. This story is about the resilience of people of Kachner , to strive for a better life by addressing issues of land degradation, water scarcity and distress migration through Participatory Integrated Watershed Development