Gadag District

Young professionals motivate people to participate in rural sanitation
Involving youth to identify appropriate WASH solutions Posted on 12 Mar, 2021 12:23 PM

We all know that regular use of toilets is very important for having good health.

The Young Professionals worked closely with the District and aimed to fill the gap of the Swachchata Dooths (Image: SCOPE)
Young professionals lead the way in water and sanitation
A fellowship placed young people in villages for a year, implementing good water & sanitation practices. Posted on 31 May, 2016 12:22 PM

Open drainHirehandigola village in Gadag district of North Karnataka is an unsurprising picture of rural India.

Hirehandigola village, North Karnataka
Possibility of revival of dug wells in hard rock India through recharge: A discussion paper by CAREWATER
Revival of dug wells in the hard rock regions of India: economic and social impact. Posted on 03 Aug, 2010 08:07 PM

carewaterThe discussion paper by Carewater INREM Foundation on possibility of revival of dug wells in hard rock India through recharge is based on a field study across ten districts of the country. The study seeks to understand how localized governance of groundwater in hard rock areas is to be pursued through pricing (water, energy), legal regulation and community institutions. Water supply augmentation and demand management are both to be taken care of, directly through regulation or through indirect instruments such as pricing.

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.

Contact information of nodal officers for flood relief in Belgaum, Bijapur and Gadag
The attached files give the contact information of nodal officers at a taluk level for three districts of Karnataka. Posted on 27 Oct, 2009 05:42 PM


We thank Sevabharati Karnataka, from where we have picked up these files.

Sevabharati Karnataka - Information on the organisation
Description of Sevabharati Karnataka,one of the organisations working on relief work in flood affected Karnataka Posted on 27 Oct, 2009 05:37 PM

Sevabharati Karnataka is one of the organisations working on relief work. They are planning to build 2349 homes at a cost of Rs. 1 Lakh each in 19 villages across 7 affected districts. More information is available at their site: 

Baseline report: Sachetana Drinking Water project of the Government of Karnataka (2006-2011)
The project envisions a set of interventions including household rainwater harvesting for clusters of villages in Karnataka that are particularly severely affected by fluoride Posted on 14 Aug, 2009 11:28 AM

The Sachetana Drinking Water project of the Government of Karnataka covers 15 villages in each of the taluks of Bagepalli (Chikkaballapur), Mundargi (Gadag), Sira (Tumkur) and Pavagada (Tumkur).

The baseline survey covers a representative portion of the villages and families of the above and contains the following information:

Veera Narayana temple at Gadag town, Karnataka, solves its drinking water problem in summer by harvesting rainwater of 2005 monsoon
District panchayat of Gadag builds big percolation pit in the temple to tap the rainwater run off that led to availability of drinking water in summer Posted on 16 Apr, 2009 01:17 PM

"Going home with more than theerth", is a case study written by Shree Padre in April 2007, on the how the problem of drinking water availability in summer, was solved by the Veera Narayana Temple at Gadag town, through rain water harvesting.