Bunga panchayat

March 31, 2013

Bunga बुन्गा is one of the major villages that lie in the picturesque foothills of Morni and falls in the Barwala Development Block. The ‘Bunga panchayat’ covers Bunga as well as the adjacent smaller village of Belwali. The Bunga panchayat has 887 registered voters (497 male & 390 female) as on 1.1.2012. The Bunga panchayat comprises Sarpanch Shyam Singh and 8 Panches (including 3 women panches). Debo Devi of Bunga is one of the 10 Block Samiti members for the Barwala Block. Bunga and Belwali are predominantly ‘Gujjar’ villages.

 

Bunga, Morni foothills

Bunga, Morni foothills

Belwali, Bunga panchayat, Morni foothills

Belwali, Bunga panchayat, Morni foothills

 

Basic Information:

PIN Code: 134204

Hadbast No. 225

Patwar Circle: Billa

Qanugo Circle: Panchkula

Tehsil: Panchkula

Block: Barwala

Police Post:

Police Station: Chandimandir (at Sector 23, Panchkula)

Panchayat: Bunga (Code No. 57065)

Assembly Constituency: Panchkula (Code No.2)

Parliamentary Constituency: Ambala (Code No. 1)

Polling Station: Bunga (No. 145)

MNREGA:

As of March 2013, Bunga panchayat has 133 households (188 persons) registered for unskilled manual employment under MNREGA.

Water harvesting Dams:

Bunga has two earthen dams built across seasonal choes to create a small lake and a large pond that were intended to provide water for irrigating fields that lie downstream of the dams. Siltation has, however, buried the inlets for the irrigation pipes and the lakes/ponds now serve as a perennial source of water for the village cattle and the wildlife in the surrounding forest area. Belwali village has a similar pond created by a smaller earthen dam.

Bunga main reservoir

Bunga main reservoir

View from Bunga reservoir

View from Bunga reservoir

Bunga Small Reservoir

Bunga Small Reservoir

 

Forest Department: –

Forest tower at Bunga

Forest tower at Bunga

Cottages: –

Ananda, a cottage on Bunga-Aasrewali road

Ananda, a cottage on Bunga-Aasrewali road

Filed in: Villages

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An environmental enthusiast who loves tramping through the hills in search of the picturesque.

Comments (7)

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  1. M.C.Aggarwal says:

    These earthen dams were constructed under kandi project around the year 2000 to serve the multipurpose of rain water harvesting for water storage , recharging , irrigation and drinking for animals / wildlife . But due to accumulation of impervious thick layer of silt these have been choked . No maintenance has been carried a huge loss of money and sealed the main purpose .

  2. rajan kumar says:

    good

  3. Er. M. C. Aggarwal says:

    Still maintain the same comments dated April , 2013

    • Mornee Tramp says:

      The comments will be there so long as the website is working. It is 5 years old now and it is encouraging to see that you always read the posts!!

      • Er. M. C. Aggarwal says:

        Thanks Sir .Still none of the concerned stake holders commented on the deteriorated conditions of the dams so constructed for contrlling floods , recharging grond water etc.

        • Mornee Tramp says:

          You are right. But these dams have created water bodies and marshy areas that are of immense value to wildlife.

          • Er. M. C. Aggarwal says:

            Agreed , but if we maintain the water bodies regularly( once in a year ) by removing the precipitated silt / marshy soils , the water will still remain in the water bodies , even in more capacity .The water recharging will also be taking place On other side if we do not remove the more and more silt will be adding and fill the tank with silt and there will be neither marshy area nor any water body at all also what will be the fate of wild life .
            There are lot of benefits of water recharging helping ground water level development for agriculture , forest as well as wild life the purpose for which these water bodies have been constructed

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