Randullabad project- a successful example of participatory groundwater management

ACWADAM has selected Randullabad village, located in the Koregaontaluka of Satara district of Maharashtra for implementing its Participatory Groundwater Management Programme (PGWM), which is based on eight simple principles. The PGWM programme includes three broad sets of activities; training, action research and advocacy. The report provides a detailed description of the process of PGWM and discusses certain critical findings and experiences of ACWADAM in Randullabad. The basic methodology used for implementing PGWM involves scientific understanding of groundwater and the social structure of village. 

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The report is a description of ACWADAM's association with Randullabad village in Maharashtra to implement its Participatory Groundwater Management Programme which recognizes groundwater as a common pool resource.