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posted Apr 16, 2016, 11:15 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jun 20, 2016, 8:47 AM ]

By Rahul Ahir

WALVANDA, APR 16, 2016: Bosco Samajik Vikas Sanstha (BSVS) in collaboration with IIFL commenced the construction of seven new check dams and repairing work of 10 check dams in Jawhar and Mokhada blocks of Palghar, to improve the drinking water supply and introduce vegetable cultivation and horticulture in the area.

All these works are being carried out with the help of the entire village workforce. BSVS dug 15 new bore wells in the area to start jasmine cultivation for the farmers. Simultaneously, work towards the deepening of two wells is under progress. One earthen embankment repair work is also underway.

In Dongrepada of Pathardi village, the BSVS team with the villagers, are working day and night under the leadership of Father Anaclete D'Mello, Brother Alex Gonsalves and Father Ashley Miranda for the completion of the work before the onset of the monsoons.