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.
Peer Group Review (PGR) is an annual exercise in which representatives from participating villages visit each other’s development projects in order to discuss achievements, failures, innovations and best practices. The three most successful villages are publicly felicitated, creating a spirit of healthy competition between the various projects.