S M Sehgal Foundation

Second wave, new challenges: Civil society on the frontlines
How community radio is helping in times of COVID Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months ago

The onset of a second wave of COVID-19 has inflicted havoc in urban centers and even in the national capital which has somewhat sound state-of-the-art health system.

Involved in COVID relief (Image: SM Sehgal Foundation)
Gearing to overcome water quality woes
A workshop highlights the need to give a boost to affordable household water treatment and storage technologies. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 7 months ago

India has the most people in the world without access to safe drinking water (133.9 million). Many studies indicate that poor and marginalized populations are the worst affected from waterborne diseases resulting from the consumption of contaminated water.

HWTS solutions are best suited for villages (Image: WaterAid)
Community-led piped water supply initiative in Bihar
For Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal to succeed, the state needs to look at water harvesting to augment groundwater availability. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 8 months ago

Water is a precious natural resource that ensures human well-being. However, across the globe there is a severe water crisis, which is heightened by issues of inaccessibility and contamination.

The community at the ward level of the panchayat is supposed to have complete ownership of the system created. (Image: GG Vogman, Flickr Commons, CC BY-NC 2.0)
A report on the national conference on women-led water management organised by IRRAD
This article provides the details of the National Conference on Women-led Water Management organised by IRRAD in partnership with UNICEF India S M Sehgal Foundation posted 9 years ago

Nearly 70% of India’s 1.2 billion people live in rural areas, many of which face unprecedented water shortages.

Patkhori's water solutions - A case study from the work of SM Sehgal Foundation in Mewat, Haryana
Patkhori is a village in Mewat District, Haryana, having 646 households and a population of 4000 (IRRAD Demographic Survey 2009). content-team posted 10 years 5 months ago


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S M Sehgal Foundation awarded the “3rd National Ground Water Augmentation Award-2009” by Ministry of Water Resources
S.M. Sehgal Foundation has been recognized as a winner of the 3rd National Ground Water Augmentation Award-2009 on the occasion of World Water Day 2011 S M Sehgal Foundation posted 10 years 8 months ago

The award, instituted by the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, is given for “innovative practices of groundwater augmentation through rainwater harvesting and artificial recharge.” The award to S.M.

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