Ashoka Fellow
This description of Laxman Singh's work was prepared when Laxman Singh was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Laxman Singh is building water conservation and natural resource management systems for rural communities in drought-prone districts of Rajasthan state in western India. He is training rural youth to design and implement locale-specific blueprints for water systems that are managed and spread by local communities.
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