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.
Gender Oriented Participatory Operational Pedagogy (GO-POP) is a systematic approach to building up the organizational and social capacities of NGOs and village self-help groups to undertake and eventually up-scale watershed development. It includes a gender empowerment component, which engages and includes women at all stages and levels of the development process.