Raipur (the states. news) On the special initiative of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, the river-drains and water sources of the state are being revived through the Narva (Nala) Development Scheme for the conservation and recharge of ground water in Chhattisgarh. The Narva Development Scheme operated in the state is actually a component of Narva, Gurwa, Ghurwa, Bari of Chhattisgarh government’s ambitious Suraji village scheme. Rapid treatment of drains is being done to save rainwater through Narva development.
In the first phase, 1385 Narva (Nala) have been identified for treatment in the state. Out of which 1372 drains are being constructed for the conservation of rainwater by constructing and treating structures like boulder checks, street plugs, brush hoods, percolation tanks, to retain water and improve ground water level.
So far, 71 thousand 831 structures of various types have been approved to be constructed to conserve rainwater in 1310 drains under Narva (Nala), the major component of Suraji village scheme in Chhattisgarh, out of which 51 thousand 742 structures have been constructed. Currently 9 thousand 685 structures are under construction. For almost two years, the positive results of the work being done in the state of Chhattisgarh towards ground water conservation and recharge are now visible. (mediasaheb.com)