When most of Maharashtra was facing drought in 2016, this tiny village called Kumbharwadi in Ahmednagar district was watersufficient. This was because in 2015 they had started a programme to budget their water resources. They were guided by a Pune-based think tank called Watershed Organisation Trust.
When most of Maharastra was facing drought in 2016, this tiny village called Kumbharwadi in Ahmednagar district Maharastra was water sufficient.
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