DRI selected another back- ward district Beed in Marathwada region of Maharashtra as its centre of activity in 1987.
It started with the restoration of Sondara tank. Beed district is one of the most backward and poor regions of the country having negligible rainfall of about 15-20 cms per annum.
Based on a detailed survey of the area, the programmes taken up include conservation of water, desilting of tanks, digging of new percolation tanks and planting of trees in catchments areas to increase rainfall etc.
List Of Beed Projects