Community in Action – Development Matters http://www.dhan.org/development-matters Monthly Development Update from DHAN Collective Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:05:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.11 Reviving supply channel of Kochadai tank http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/2009/03/reviving-supply-channel-of-kochadai-tank/ Sun, 01 Mar 2009 10:36:44 +0000 http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/?p=93 In ancient days, the local communities maintained tanks by desilting and transferring silt to their agricultural lands every year. Tanks and lakes in and around Madurai, some of them are more than 2,000 years old, were established before modernity directed, technology driven apparatus were invented. Channels and tanks of historic days have turned either become [...]]]>