COVID-19 devastated India's sanitation strategy
Through it all, S.A.F.E's Vikrant Tongad has been devising solutions to unsustainable water usage for both individuals and government.
In 2013, Vikrant Tongad established S.A.F.E (Social Action for Forest Environment). He had lived through the consequences of water depletion – caused in part by the extraction of groundwater for construction in India. As a result of his efforts, groundwater extraction for construction was banned, saving countless litres of water.
Tongad has spent much o…