Nov 15, 2022
Jal Sahara Project, implemented by BAIF Development Research Foundation and supported by Schaeffler India Limited, was recognised for its excellent outcomes and success by being awarded the CSR Box Award 2022 under “Rural Development” category.
The project has been formulated with the major objectives of providing water security through watershed management principles, improved agricultural practices, crop diversification and livelihood enhancement for the inhabitants of Tadawale village in Satara district of Maharashtra. Systematic and scientific management of the watersheds was based on the principles of watershed, improved agricultural production of treated landscapes, water availability and enhanced income. Digital Ecosystem of learning was adopted for the schools thereby replacing the traditional learning ecosystem which enhanced the quality of teaching and the working environment.
Construction of toilet blocks has resulted in excellent health and sanitation facilities for the students. Income of the poor families dependent on agriculture, has also increased after implementation while generating livelihood opportunities. 98 landless households have been provided support for small enterprise development through livelihood promotion activities which enhanced their income.
BAIF Development Research Foundation congratulates the project implementation team and CSR partner Schaeffler India Limited for winning CSR Box Award 2022!