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WOTR felicitated at Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2019
In the light of increasing water scarcity in the rural and urban areas, demand-side water management with improvements in its governance have become essential. Recognising this need, WOTR introduced the Water Stewardship Initiative (WSI) in 2015, which is currently operational in over 100 villages of Maharashtra and Telangana. To translate the concept of 'water management at community level' into 'on-ground water management practices' is challenging.
The heatwave in Maharashtra has led to nine deaths and 564 persons hospitalised in the summer of 2019. The districts in Vidarbha and Marathwada are most affected. Read the article to know WOTR's advice to combat heat stress.
Maharashtra is currently reeling under drought, however there are some villages which are faring better, thanks to efforts to promote water conservation and efficiency. In that light, we are happy to showcase, that The Week, one of India's top magazines has covered the work WOTR has done in Jalna, to make villages 'drought proof'.