Karaikudi, 24 Feb 2017
However, water budgeting is an old concept but rarely in practice especially in India, where almost 2/3 land area is rainfed. Reliance Foundation has fine-tuned the concept of water budgeting and made is convenient to be understood and practiced by common man.
Taking forward, first phase of the ToT (Training of Trainers) module that is of three days was organised at Karaikudi. This module focusses more exclusively on water budgeting. In the ToT, 20 participants from 14 VAs participated and were trained on understanding soil, water and different types of rocks. Water structures and history of water availability. How to prepare water budget and make use of water effectively in crisis situations.
Mr. Kumar from Adoni cluster, internal resource person of RF and Mr. Ramesh a consultant were the resource persons. All the participants felt it very useful training and they will be doing water budgeting in their respective VAs soon.
Once they complete all the three modules successfully, they will be eligible to trained others in their respective regions or group of villages.