Dilip Pradhan says, "I depend on agriculture. It is my only livelihood. Its failure ruins us." He further adds, "Generally, we sell paddy. This year we had to buy rice for consumption." With 50,000 rupees as loan Dilip and 100 more families have no choice but to depend on rain. Though it has been 5 years since 8 lakhs have been sanctioned to build the check dam and canals.
Call To Action :
Mamata Patra, urges you to pressurize Bijay Kumar Soy, (0 9937453743) Block Development Officer. To ensure that money allotted by Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) is spent in building Check Dam and Canals at Purunagad Village, Sambalpur, Odisha.
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