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A video on municipalities in Tamil Nadu which are addressing garbage disposal issue through City Sanitation Plan.
Neeru Rathod from Sayla, Gujarat, reports the problems faced by women due to lack of toilets.
News Daily: Dam bursts near Manali; Central Government makes site visit compulsory for diversion of land; 3600 unauthorized buildings on the banks of Arkavathy in Bangalore
Sunita Kasera from Rajasthan videographs the challenges faced by railway passengers at Hindaun station in Rajasthan due to non-availability of drinking water.
Anupama Sathy reports on the failure of Odisha's Rural Sanitation Programme at Jagatsinghpur village.
Alka Mate reports about lack of proper drainage and sanitation facilities in settlement of people from Garudi community in Nagpur and the diseases contracted by them due to this mess.
Residents of surrounding apartment complexes got together to revive and maintain Ambalipura Lake in Bangalore using their own resources.
Delhi has been diverting Yamuna flood plains and strangulating the river with embankments. This will increase flood risks and affect groundwater recharge.
The dialogue focussed on ﬁve themes: challenges in water utility management, roles of the private sector and civil society, role of water regulators, improving water data and metrics, and prospects for capacity building. The report summarises the challenges in these thematic areas and outlines broad recommendations based on the dialogue.
Blatent diversion of water to meet the needs of thermal power plants in western Chattisgarh shows high irregularities as large as the ones in coal allocation itself.
Their models stress on behavioural change and morethan government subsidy to install toilets.
Punjab suffers from twin problems of declining groundwater in some areas and waterlogging in others. This paper terms the aquifer mapping and management programme under the Twelfth Five-Year Plan as a good opportunity.
The guideline by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation raises issues and challenges that need to be addressed by the state in formulating its own policy and provides suggestions on how to do this.
The report throws light on the recharge techniques practiced traditionally in different regions of the country and shares some of the success stories of the Board in implementing cost effective groundwater recharge techniques.
A critical resource like water must be managed holistically across different uses, with coordination across government departments, and with community participation.
A series of photo essays that share projects of Blue Planet Network on water and sanitation with 100% consensus and participation from the residents of villages.
A research in Sitapura Industrial Area, Jaipur, Rajasthan shows activated red mud has better fluoride absorption capacity than in its normal state
This video shows how water power is being used to run flour mills in parts of Uttarakhand.
A video where Sanjay Upadhyay gives an over view of the various Water laws in the country while addressing the law students at the Lewis and Clark Law School, Delhi
Sujith Koonan explains the water conflicts in the country taking the case of a district in Kerala while addressing Law students in an event in Delhi