With hard work and determination, 12 women dig 3-metre-deep pond
Kadalundi (Kozhikode): With hard work and determination of women labourers, a beautiful pond was made in a village here. The workers of employment guarantee scheme succeeded in making the pond at Valiyalil in Kadalundi panchayat.
The pond was dug on the compound of Kappalangadi native Viswanathan as part of water conservation project of the panchayat. The pond has a width and length of 5 metre each and a depth of 3 metres. Rs 42,500 was allotted in the employment guarantee scheme for this.
The pond was made with an intention to save maximum amount of water during monsoon and to preserve moisture in the area. A total of 12 women headed by ADS Pushpa created the pond. A geotextile will be spread over the pond to protect it from erosion.