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326 NEW BIOGAS UNITS FOR POOR FARMERS

posted Jun 17, 2018, 11:36 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jun 17, 2018, 11:37 PM ]
Ahmednagar, 16-June-2018: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in its efforts on working towards a greener planet inaugurated a ‘Rural Biogas Project’ for 30 poor farmers in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra to be implemented by Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra (BGVK); a partner organization of DBDS.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) speaking at the inauguration of the project said that it was the need of the hour, he also thanked the funding organization VAN AMERIGEN FOUNDATION for its support and especially Mr Clarence for his constant support in this project. The other esteemed guests who graced the occasion were: Fr George D’abreo (Director – BGVK), Mr Murlidar Pallve (President – Village Watershed Committee) and two German students Nadine and Lisa.

“Biogas is a sustainable source of energy, it is eco-friendly, economic, locally available and conducive to the health. The by-products of Biogas can be used in fields to promote organic farming. We are very fortunate to have Biogas project in our village and thanks the Foundation for this thoughtful initiative,” said Fr D’abreo in his innagural speech. The poor farmers from 5 different villages were very grateful to Don Bosco and Van Amerigen Foundation for such a wonderful and sustainable intervention.