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Harvest water for a better future
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Harvest water for a better future

India receives ample monsoon rainfall, however, 95% of this rainwater is lost through run-off into the sea. With hardly 5% of the available rainwater being put to use, the huge wastage of this precious resource is alarming. Our negligence in making effective use of rainwater has led to the declining level of ground water. Moreover, with unpredictable monsoons, lot of villages face water scarcity through the year which makes it difficult to sustain even normal life.

Nayi Ummeed

PROJECT Nayi Ummeed

‘PROJECT Nayi Ummeed’, an initiative by Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd., focuses to conserve rainwater by building and restoring Check Dams. Check Dams help store surface water for use both during and after the monsoon and also help in ground water recharge of the area. Recharge of water helps in raising the water table in the area. The harvested rainwater is used for irrigation, enabling farmers to cultivate their land not once, but multiple times in a year thus powering prosperity and growth

Bisleri undertook the first Check Dam project in 2001 at Village Bara in Kutch, Gujarat. Since then, Check Dams have been built or restored across Gujarat and Western & Central parts of Maharashtra. These Check Dams have helped harvest 16.5 billion litres of water covering more than 124 villages and benefiting around 10,000 families. A total of 6,500 acres of land has been irrigated turning all the barren lands into fertile farms. As a result, per farmer’s average annual income in some areas of Gujarat and Maharashtra has gone up to almost INR 50,000.

Impact of
PROJECT Nayi Ummeed

131 check damsChơi bài Constructed & Restored all over Gujarat and Maharashtra

16.5 billion litres (16,500 million litres)Chơi bài of water harvested

124 villages benefited

10,000 families benefited

6,500 acres of land irrigated

Bottles for Change Plastic Recycling

Collected and recycled 5000 tonnesof plastic

Helped 1500 underprivileged womenChơi bàiand their families