The Sustainability Show S1 EP3

Bringing prosperity to a village, Chaukas make Lapodiya drought-proof

Published on Feb 23, 2022


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Nikita Bishnoi

In arid and dry landscape of Rajasthan, this village stands out as a lush green oasis. Reason? The village Lapodiya, is full of small structures called ‘Chaukas’ constructed on the farming fields which harvests rainwater. The village with is just two hours away from the state capital Jaipur has proven to be completely drought-proof.

Laxman Singh is the man behind this mission. Is it possible to revive a village economy using rainwater harvesting? Yes! Lapodiya shows the way.

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