Kutch preparing for the festival of Ashadi Bij and Kutchhi New Year. Kanjibhai Kunwarjibhai Patel, Mr. K. K. Patel, and other youths for their efforts in linking as many as seven lakes by building 3.5 km long water canals for recharging the underground water resources at Shamatra village of Bhuj, Kutch.
The canal connecting works had generated local employment of Rs. 1.25 crore and dug out 4-lakh cubic meter of soil, such efforts would soon make the water problems of the Kutch region a history. This water conservation effort was sheer exhibiting the capacity of Kutchhi people. resolve the water problem of Kutch by bringing Narmada water to Kutch region along with capacity of ground water storage.