Awareness raising

There are more than 1200 small and big organizations (436 CBOs, 609 NGOs, 36 farmers groups and 119 colleges, universities and management institutions) as members of the campaign.  The campaign regularly organizes trainings for all levels of functionaries, which are conducted atTarun Jal Vidyapeeth (Water School), the training wing of Tarun Bharat Sangh (the organization headed by Rajendra Singh in Rajasthan). The water school has trained more than 2000 grassroots activists on water issues in last three years. The campaign has an elaborate structure for volunteersat the grassroots level:

Jal Sevak– field level worker responsible for raising water issues at village level.

Jal Karmi- water engineer who understands, maintains and promotes physical works of water conservation.

Jal Prabandhak manager who is responsible for resolving water related conflicts at the village level and ensures efficient use of water.

Jal Nayak-water leader responsible of raising awareness on government schemes and engaging the government and politicians.

Jal Rishi – provides overall direction, shape and ideology to the campaign.

In addition, 600 Jal Sahelis (women volunteers at village level) have been trained to establish women’s first rights to water resources. The Jal Sahelis have been recognized by the state government for their pioneering work on water conservation and awareness.