Time Locked

  • 14/08/2001

Time Locked This is not the only hurdle in making water conservation a long sustained movement. To make it a sustainable social movement and to reap its dividend in the form of poverty eradication, the government needs to put in prolonged efforts. Most of India's poverty eradication programmes have failed because they have been short-term interventions. Creating the structures and handing them over to the community alone will lead to poverty eradication. Ecological regeneration brings prosperity when it is managed with mature community institutions. Even when the programme is highly participatory in nature, like the Madhya Pradesh (MP) government's Rajiv Gandhi Watershed Development Mission (RGWDM), India's largest watershed development programme, the greatest drawback of the programme is the

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