NEW DELHI: Dhanuka Agritech Limited has won the ASSOCHAM Water Management Excellence Award in the field of water education and awareness. It has been awarded for promoting water conservation for farmers/villages at various levels.
Company has been educating and spreading awareness on water conservation for almost a decade. This year the it organized a national-level summit on water sustenance.
R.G. Agarwal, Chairman Dhanuka Agritech Ltd., said, “We have taken multiple initiatives and provided innovative solutions to farmers for conserving water. A recognition of our efforts inspires us to continue serving farmers through our initiatives.”
Dhanuka’s flagship campaign Khet ka pani khet mein aur gaon ka pani gaon mein, under which it has undertaken multiple initiatives to popularize water conservation practices.
Every year, the it celebrates World Water Day in partnership with prestigious National Institutes and State Agricultural Universities and organizes educative lecturers by industry leaders on water conservation.
Further, more than 1,100 field staff organize farmers’ meetings across the country, educating them on water conservation in the field, and also organize multiple activities in schools. Activities are designed to raise awareness on water conservation among children.
To conserve rainwater, it has funded the construction of check dams at Jugalpura, Devipura (District Sikar), Mainpura ki Dhani and Sankotra, (Jaipur district), Rajasthan, which are now operational and have been filled with rainwater. It is also implementing water harvesting units in various parts of Rajasthan making access to water for irrigation.
Dhanuka had made a community water centre in Banethi Village in Rajasthan to provide fluoride-free safe drinking water. It supports the government’s agenda for water conservation for irrigation and promotes Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana for enhanced water efficiency through Per Drop More Crop.
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