Suresh Khanapurkar

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On the banks of Arunavati River in Shirpur, Suresh Khanapurkar is working with a simple idea of groundwater conservation. His dedicated efforts have led to water storage and increased fertility in the drought hit regions like Shirpur. Khanapurkar’s focus is on eliminating the hindrances in the process of water absorption and he calls it ‘angioplasty in water conservation’. Today he is known as ‘Bhagirath’ of Shirpur.