Minister Lauds Watershed Project for Women Empowerment, Farm Mechanization and Water Augmentation

Development initiatives implemented at the watershed site in Wanaparthy district, Telangana, India, drew appreciation from the state’s Agriculture Minister Mr S Niranjan Reddy. The minister lauded the holistic and integrated approach that focused on improving livelihoods of women, the self-sustaining model of farm-machinery renting centers and farm-level water conservation measures. […]

Mr S Niranjan Reddy, Minister of Agriculture, Co-operation and Marketing, Government of Telangana (wielding the microphone in the picture), distributes sheep to women farmers in Wanaparthy watershed. (Inset) Inauguration of a machinery renting center. Photos: BISLD NGO Partner & ICRISAT