At the same time as persons are looking for alternative ways to beat boredom in the course of the lockdown, a person and his son from a village in Maharashtra determined to utilise the time to dig a nicely to resolve the issue of water shortage of their space.
As if nature was additionally completely satisfied and determined to help them of their endeavour, they succeeded find water after digging to a depth of about 16 toes within the floor.
The household, residing in Mulzara village of Nanded district, is now overjoyed to have water accessible for his or her wants anytime they need.
Siddharth Devake mentioned the thought to do one thing constructive struck him after his job as an auto-rickshaw driver got here to a halt because of the lockdown.
He additionally used to work with an area band, however following restrictions on motion to comprise the unfold of COVID-19, his each sources of revenue dried up.
To add to their issues, they have been additionally dealing with water scarcity and needed to stroll to a supply positioned at a long way within the village to fetch water for his or her day by day wants.
Mr Devake then bought the thought to make use of the lockdown time to dig a nicely within the premises of their residence.
“Due to the lockdown, there were no customers for my auto-rickshaw service. The local band with which I used to work also ran out of business and we faced losses. My son and I got fed up with just sitting at home and hence, we decided to dig a well to solve the water problem,” he mentioned.
Whereas Mr Devake used to dig the bottom, his teenaged son Pankaj would go down within the pit to clear up the mud.
“I used to fill mud in a bucket and my father pulled it up. We went like this 16 feet down and now we have water here,” the son mentioned.
Mr Devake mentioned each of them labored on the undertaking for 3 to 4 days and have been capable of create a water supply in their very own residential premises.
“Now, my children can fetch water from the well whenever they need,” he mentioned fortunately.