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JAMMU: To conserve, rejuvenate and recharge ground water, District administration Jammu on Saturday launched ‘Project Boond’ under the theme ‘Catch the rain when it falls and where it falls’.This project will focus on three aspects – Rain Water Harvesting, Water Conservation and Ground Water Recharge. District Administration in collaboration with Panchayati Raj Institutions has identified nearly 3,000 works with capital outlay of Rs 50 Crore.Project ‘Boond’ has six major themes, Rejuvenation of 833 existing water bodies(already identified) in the rural areas; Creation of 786 new water bodies; Repair of 734 existing Hand pumps; installation of 350 new Hand pumps in water stressed areas; development of 344 roof top water collecting structures on Government Buildings and creation of 33 new Check Dams.All the six themes focus on the collection of rain water mainly in arid/semi-arid regions of Jammu district and rise in ground water table to tackle the growing demand of water especially in arid parts of the district. Deputy Commissioner Jammu Anshul Garg appealed to the people to participate in this initiative as teams in field and Jal Shakti Kendars established in DC Jammu office are open for suggestions and feedback.
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