Intervention of project Shaksham

Project Shaksham outreached the affected villages through inclusive participation. With informed consent of resident communities, the CBOs, District administration it proposed to support Pandukeshwar village under disaster mitigation and skill development. The list of activities aligned establishment of protection wall on the devastated embankment from the impact of rivulet Vishnu Ganga and Alaknanda river. The situation of dwindling embankment posed immediate threat to the community from the fear of being washed away. While under skill development the project identified cutting and tailoring and poultry for enhanced livelihoods. Community – Government – NGO convergence was also seen as thrust area to enable community and government to collectively address situation at ground and for collective mobility.

The list of activities proposed for implementation were as follows: