THE SADGURU Dutt Dharmik and Parmarthik Trust, functioning under Bhaiyyu Dada, will dig 50 ponds in the Malwa region. A public announcement made in this regard for inviting applications has been made by trust secretary Sanjay Yadav.
Yadav said that the Trust would excavate these water bodies in the Malwa region once abounding in food and water but now devoid of them due to scanty rainfall and excessive exploitation of groundwater.
To overcome this shortage 50 ponds will be excavated in the region and the Trust will plant saplings on the embankment.
The Trust runs a project named ‘Suryodya Jal Sandharan and Jal Sanrkashan Yojana’, which aims at water conservation and replenishing ground water sources.
The Trust has excavated upwards of 400 water bodies under this scheme, mostly in Maharashtra and parts of western Madhya Pradesh. Ponds have also been dug on prison land.
The Trust invites applications of intent from village panchayats, Nagar Parishad, local bodies and officials including sarpanch, panch and panchayat Chief Executive Officers (CEO).
Those interested including private individuals wishing to excavate a pond on their land may contact the scheme in charge Samadhan Jadhav at Suryodaya Ashram, Sukhliya, on or before February 5. An appeal has also been made to the charitably inclined for donating towards this environment-friendly cause.