Bio-sand Filters in Rajasthan
Bio-sand Water Filters Project, Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS), Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Contact: Dr. Prakash Tyagi
February 2016 –February 2018
Budget: Total, Rs.1,130,000; 2017, Rs.565,000.
GRAVIS has constructed and installed 171 filters in several villages in the Thar Desert region, with 29 more expected by the end of the project. They have conducted 8 training programs on the use of the filters and 7 workshops on water management and water-borne diseases.