Ashokbhai Bachubhai Thakor


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Oral history told by Ashokbhai Bachubhai Thakor. Ashokbhai is a 26 year old male from Nani Chandur and is the son of Rashmiben Bachubhai Juthani. Bhungroo technology is used. 12th standard education level reported.
Family relation: son of Rashmiben Bachubhai Juthani
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Bhungroo Irrigation technology used: Yes
Education: 12th standard
Before Bhungroo they had to go 5 kms to get water. Before Bhungroo he [Ashokbhai] was not able to take many crops; only monsoon crop cotton. After Bhungroo he produces Cotton, Custor, cummin and grass for cattles. Before Bhungroo their annual income was 50 to 60k now their annual income is twice(INr-1,00,000/-). Before Bhungroo beneficiary used to buy grains from local shop but now after Bhungroo they get sufficient produce because of water facility so they use the grain which they produce. Though his financial situation has got better he is still on debt of 2 lakhs. The debt is not because of his agricultural activities it's because his sister's wedding. Other than agricultural activities he has planted neem, chikko plant, coconut etc. In the time of flood Bhungroo helped them and sucked all the water and recharged Bhungroo. Due to Bhungroo land got dry within a week. Beneficiary says if Bhungroo was not that the waterlogging would have longed for 1 month. Bhungroo has improved their financial situation - After Bhungroo they bought tractor, bike, renovated home and constructed sanitation facility at home.


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