The Anil Shah Gram Vikas Paritoshik
The Anil Shah Gram Vikas Paritoshik was awarded to Sahjeevan, an NGO working in Bhuj, Dist Kutch for promoting participatory natural resource development, animal husbandry, addressing drinking water issues through the active participation of rural women. A cheque of Rs.50,000 was also given to Sahjeevan in appreciation of its wonderful work.
Morva (Rena) Piyat Sahakari Mandi, Taluka: Sahera of Panchmahal district
Morva (Rena) Piyat Sahakari Mandi, Taluka: Sahera of Panchmahal district was chosen for the first Gram Sangathan Paritoshik and a cheque of Rs.20000/- in appreciation of their outstanding work in the management of canal based Participatory Irrigation Management resulting into 5-fold increase in the income of farmers.
Gram Vikas Mandal- Khitla, Taluka Sayla of Surendranagar district
Gram Vikas Mandal- Khitla, Taluka Sayla of Surendranagar district was chosen for the second Gram Sangathan Paritoshik and a cheque of Rs.10000/- in working towards land and water management through watershed programme and provided befitting examples of conserving rainwater, and harvesting. This all had led to 24-hour water availability and enhanced their incomes.