Makarand Purohit

Dumping waste effectively
Three environment-friendly ways of disposing of human waste have proven effective in various districts of Chhattisgarh. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 8 months ago
Evapotranspiration community toilet at Shankarnagar, Kumhari (Source: India Water Portal)
The Naga Pride
The film, The Naga Pride tells the story of the transformation of a Naga tribe from being Amur falcon hunters to protectors. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 11 months ago
Amur Falcons (Screenshot of the film The Naga Pride, Source: Sumanth Kuduvalli)
Green gold on fire
The film Green Gold on Fire provides insights into the impacts of forest fire on communities and environment in Jammu and Kashmir. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 11 months ago
Forest fire (Source: Abdul Rashid)
The Birdman of Chorao
The documentary, Birdman of Chorao tells the story of Uday Mandrekar’s selfless efforts in protecting the mangroves in Chorao. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 11 months ago
Uday Mandrekar (Source: Shashank Bhosale)
The tragic tale of Erai
The polluted Erai river needs to be restored before it completely dies and leaves the people dependent on it searching for drinking water. makarandpurohit posted 2 years ago
The Erai river (Source: India Water Portal)
Vidarbha farmer's date with success
Farmer Thangavel tastes success with date farming in the drought-prone region of Vidarbha. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 1 month ago
Thangavel date farm (Source: India Water Portal)
Swachh Bharat Mission: It’s all about numbers
As Swachh Bharat Mission is racing towards its 2019 deadline, a CAG report reveals that sanitation is not a one-time exercise and there is a need to look beyond the deadline. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 years 1 month ago
Sanitation is not just about constructing toilets. (Image: India Water Portal)
Jaundice grips Raipur
Faulty pipelines and lack of proper sewage treatment plants are some of the causes of increasing jaundice cases in Raipur. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 2 months ago
A view of the Shakti Nagar slum area in Raipur. (Source: India Water Portal)
Kerala battles the worst flood since 1924
As Kerala comes to grips with the worst floods in its recent history, here’s a look at what led to the calamity and what can be done to avoid it in the future. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 years 3 months ago
The floods in Kerala have taken nearly 400 lives and have displaced around 1.2 million people. (Image: Ranjith Siji, Wikimedia Commons: CC BY-SA 4.0)
The Mahanadi tussle: Why Chhattisgarh and Odisha spar
A video provides an overview of the water conflict between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the Mahanadi. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 3 months ago
The Hirakud dam on the Mahanadi (Source: India Water Portal)