Sachin Tiwale

Sachin Tiwale
Counted, but not served?
Water remains inaccessible to the urban poor in the city of Mumbai as it continues to focus on developing new infrastructure to meet its very high per capita water needs. Why is this so?
Posted on 11 Dec, 2021 04:20 AM

Indian cities are growing, and so is the demand for water in the cities. Large cities like Mumbai have focused on planning, designing, and constructing dams throughout history to meet their increasing water needs.

Thirsty cities and the invisible poor  (Image Source: Aathavan Jaffna via Wikimedia Commons)
Haphazard measures to combat drought
The widening and deepening of Manjara river to rejuvenate it has not served its purpose of quenching the thirst of Latur city. Posted on 15 Feb, 2018 01:54 PM

The Manjara river rejuvenation work was implemented in Latur, Maharashtra under the leadership of Art of Living and RSS Jankalyan Samiti in the summer of 2016.

The map of Manjara river along with the barrages and the river rejuvenation site. (Source: Authors)
Understanding the floods of Bihar - Book review of "Bagmati Ki Sadgati !"
This article presents a review of the book by Dr Dinesh Mishra that describes the origin and changing course of the river Bagmati and the recurrent problems of floods in the region
Posted on 14 Jul, 2012 10:28 AM

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Tenda, a traditional system to draw water from open wells that is still practiced even today in Chattisgarh and Odisha
This article and video by Sachin Tiwale describes how farmers in Chattisgarh and Odush use the Tenda system to reduce labor and water the fields efficiently
Posted on 05 Jun, 2012 10:00 PM