Ayyappa Masagi

Mr. Ayyappa Masagi

  • 2009
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development
Ayyappa Masagi began his experiments in water conservation in 1994, mainly to save his own farm. In 2002, he left his formal job and took up water literacy work full time. Mr. Masagi invented several sub-soil water conservation catalysts in drought prone areas such as non irrigational sub-surface rain pits, stream water harvesting, sub-surface checks and underground lakes. Ayyappa Masagi developed several innovative, cost effective, easily replicable, sub-surface water conservation struct .... Read More