Jalanidhi Project

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Jalanidhi Project

STARS have implemented two Jalanidhi projects of Kerala Government supported by World Bank. Both the projects have successfully completed and provided water and sanitation facilities for thousands of people. The Jalanidi project was successfully implemented in two Panchyths. The details are:

Villyapali Gramma Panchayath
The project was started in 2015 and was completed in March 2019. Twenty-two water users groups that included 1516 members were formed. Twenty-two drinking water projects were formed. One hundred and fifty six families benefited from these projects. Also 293 toilets were constructed. Ground water recharging and source protection systems were set up in 3 major water sources. Toilets were constructed in all the schools in this Panchayat as part of the social sanitation programme.

Aralam Grama Panchayath
The project was started in 2013 and was completed in 2016. 26 water users group that included 3519 members were formed. 26 drinking water projects were executed for 3519 families. In addition to these, 651 toilets were constructed. Also 6 check dams were constructed for ground water recharging. This project was quite successful in making drinking water reach 1000 families.