Barni Chatterjee

Barni Chatterjee joined PRADAN as a Development Apprentice after pursuing her Masters in Economics from University of Calcutta. She has been working in PRADAN’s Lalgarh team in West Bengal for last six years with women collectives on issues of gender equality, livelihood and natural resource management.
December 1, 2021

Harnessing Water, Harvesting Prosperity: The USHARMUKTI Watershed Project

Persuading the women farmers to set aside some land for creating water harvesting structures seemed a Herculean challenge initially; however, when they saw the numerous benefits and ways to increase their household income, they became crusaders espousing the project and encouraging others to follow suit!