This is a mutual Cooperation from Telangana Academy of Sciences (TAS) and National Geographical Research Institute (NGRI) to find the locations of the ground water resources so as to help the farmers of the state in digging borewells.
“Using scientific methods, the Academy with NGRI scientists will initiate the process to identify the places with availability of more ground-water resources and help farmers and people to take up digging of borewells in Telangana,” TAS Honorary Secretary Prof Katta Narasimha Reddy said.
TAS is establishing a well equipped laboratory so as to put their efforts in finding the right locations where farmers can dig borewells.
“We are trying to take their (NGRI scientists) services to scientifically identify the areas with more ground-water availability to help the farmers in digging borewells in such places so that they do not lose money putting borewells where water is not available,” he explained.
Once this programme is productive, TAS can provides a report back to the govt additionally to require up activity in alternative places, Reddy said, adding the programme are ab initio started in Hyderabad and followed up in alternative districts.
“We try to gather the information that is already out there with NGRI and that we can raise them to create a booklet in Telugu which might incline to farmers,” Reddy extra.
The Academy, established with the target of promoting science, is additionally about to begin mobile laboratories which can be stationed in Mandal headquarters which facilitates students from rural areas to hold out practicals.
“Most government and personal colleges at Mandal levels don’t have scientific instrumentality with them for conducting practicals. So, TAS has planned to start out mobile laboratories and vans are stationed for 10-days in every Mandal. we’ll approach the Telangana government for funding and once approved mobile labs are launched by December” Reddy said.
Set up once bifurcation of province, TAS has concerning 250 fellows and it’s 5 regional centres within the districts of Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Warangal, Karimnagar and Hyderabad to extend the regional participation.