Voluntary Action by NICRA villagers

The farmers of NICRA villagers Affaur and Darihara of Saran district organized a voluntary contribution in Natural resource Management activity by disilting old and defunct water body through human effort. All the farmers organized themselves in different groups and brought spades and buckets of their own. They dug and cleaned a pond that was defunct from several years. They made this a routine work till completion of the pond. The silt gathered from such excavation was spread over the field specially meant for vegetable production uniformly and then it was made leveled by tractor drawn leveler supplied to them by the NICRA Project. Also, the farmers planted thousands of forest plants by their own effort on community lands and also on their own farms. The group also identified persons who can save the plants from grazing and for care and maintenance..