Poorva Gupta

Poorva Gupta
A mid-term assessment - Sachetana drinking water plus project - Fluorosis Mitigation - BIRD-K - Mundargi taluk - Gadag district (Karnataka)
A report assessing the Sachetana Drinking Water Plus project in 3 districts of Karnataka that was implemented for fluorosis mitigation
Posted on 29 Jan, 2010 06:02 PM

The Sachetana Drinking Water Plus project implemented by the BAIF Institute of Rural Development (BIRD-K), in three districts of Karnataka, aims to solve the problem of endemic fluorosis in the region, by providing an alternate source of water and by improving the quality of groundwater.

This report is a mid-term assessment of the project in Mundargi taluk of Gadag district of Karnataka, undertaken to understand and document the decentralized fluoride mitigation strategy adopted in the project villages and to analyze the impact on the groundwater levels and water quality as a result of the project's efforts.