30 Dec 2014
Raichur SVYM Meeting
The Arsenic Network undertook a visit to Raichur district in Karnataka in November-December 2014. The visit team consisted of Dr. Ananth Kumar, and Mr. Afroz Pasha from the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), Mr. Samuel Rajkumar from TernUp Research Labs / Akvo Foundation. This visit assessed the reports of arsenic in the groundwater of Raichur to the Hutti Gold Mines. SVYM supported by WaterAid has been carrying out water testing from hundreds of point sources spread across the district.