Dr awing on indigenous Indi
an knowledge of geology, hydrology and ecology, Rajendra Singh helped to save a watershed.
“Water is a very emotional, spiritual thing,” Singh explains, noting that the once-lost river is now once again sacred to local people.
He says that many of the older residents now ask that when they die that their ashes be sprinkled into the Arvari rather than the Ganges.
Typically one struggles alone, and for years, to bring growth out of barrenness, but all of us must remember that one man (or woman) c an m
ake a difference in making the environment a better place.