Natural Resource Management

KGVK is working hand in hand with community partners, government and non- government agencies to address the issues of resource depletion in rural Jharkhand.

Considering the 5 Js, Jal (water), Janwar (animals), Jameen (land), Jangal (Forest) and Jan (Human), KGVK has developed a framework to priorities issues and addresses them in an effective manner employing traditional knowledge, local insights and technological interventions.

To address the 5Js, KGVK has worked on watershed approach in different villages of Jharkhand as per the details given below:

Name of the Project Location Area Treatment (Hectare)
Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) Patratu 4488.55
Ormanjhi 6001
Namkum 3933.29
Govindpur 5458.44
Integrated Wasteland Development Programme (IWDP) Gamharia and Saraikela 4321.17
Rajnagar 5325.03
Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP) Patratu 2000
India Canada Environment Facility (ICEF) Patratu 7455
TOTAL 38982.5 (Hectare)

Irrigation potential were also improved under the project ‘Community Development in Ranchi’ funded by Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Intervention in Decentralized Water Resource Development funded by Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) and ‘Holistic Rural Development Programme’ funded by HDFC Bank Ltd.