Procuring modern irrigation equipment

Developing irrigation system
Installing efficient irrigation system

The Gonda Gramodaya Project, a project of the Gonda Gramodaya Prakalp Research Institute (Uttar Pradesh, India), was able to construct 30,000 tube-wells in two years with the assistance of Peoples' Action for Development in India (PADI). Out of a total of 2,814 villages, 2,008 were covered by this minor irrigation and development programme. Diesel or electrical pumpsets were installed on the tube-wells. The invention of a bullock-driven pump by a staff member was one of the highlights of this project. The increase in crop yield as a result of irrigation was 35 percent.

Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal