Changanacherry Social Service Society is stepping towards its 50th year of service to the poor and needy in the same year 2015. To commemorate this auspicious occasion the Changanacherry Social Service Society designed an intensive and massive program titled “HarithaVarsham Haritha Gramam”
Specific objectives of the program
- Promotion of family farming in 125000 families
- Ensure safe food for all
- Effective and sustainable waste disposal in families
- Promote water conservation in households and agriculture land
- Promote water and sanitation programs
- Plastic free villages
- Promotion of organic farming and mixed cropping
Organic farming – Fruits and vegetable cultivation – Cultivation of roots & tubers – Preparation and application of bio-inputs – Organic pesticides – Sangavipani- Sunday markets – Seed preservation – Waste land cultivation – Group farming etc
Soil & Water Conservation -Rainwater harvesting- Rain pits – Ferro cement water tanks –Well recharging and backwashing – Filter systems – Tarpaulin ponds – Protection of water sources etc.
Waste Management– Biogas plants- Vermin composting- Pipe composting- Terracotta tanks – Ring compost –Muchatty composting – compost pits, etc.
Plastic Disposal – Awareness creation- Collecting plastic and depositing in pits – Reuse of plastic items- Re-processing of plastic etc.