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  • National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India in association with Association of Global Groundwater Scientists; Central Ground Water Board, India; and Texas A&M University,USA is organizing 7th International Groundwater Conference on Groundwater Vision 2030 - Water Security, Challenges and Cli...
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  • In order to celebrate 20 years of ATREE and to call attention to current challenges in biodiversity conservation, environment and development, ATREE has organized a two day international conference in January, 2017. The main themes of the conference  are Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services; Wat...
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  • Toxics Link and India International Centre is organising the seventh edition of ‘Quotes from the Earth’ – an Environmental Film Festival. The festival will be a discursive platform to highlight environmental challenges at the national and international level through films, which are a powerf...
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  • About: Advanced Center for Water Resources Development and Management (ACWADAM) is conducting a fifteen-day training programme on basic hydrogeology or groundwater science, for professionals from civil society organisations or NGOs. Details: The training is not intended to be a ‘stand alone exerc...
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  • About: IIT Madras will be conducting a round table discussion titled 'Emerging Paradigms in Water,Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) service delivery' on 23rd November, 2016. Objectives: This round table aims to deliberate and debate new paradigms in WASH service delivery among various stakeholders ...
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  • Government College of Chamba has organised the Himalayan Climate Meet 2016, an "International Conference Focusing on “Human Dimension of Development, Climate Change and Carbon Management”.  The focuses on the human dimensions are on: People’s engagem...
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  • About: The 2nd Edition National Sustainable Water & Sanitation Summit 2016 scheduled on the 1st & 2nd December 2016 in New Delhi, India will bring the collective intelligence of stakeholders and also the acumen of visionary speakers in an effort to catalyze collaboration between the public &...
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  • Title: Local Action with international cooperation to improve and sustain water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) services When: 24th – 28th July 2017 Where: Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK A three-day conference programme initially facilitates the sharing of current experiences and em...
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  • Call for Nominations Fourth Edition of FICCI Water Awards December 14, 2016 at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. Introduction The FICCI Water Awards were launched under the aegis of FICCI Water Mission, to promote awareness, policy advocacy, sharing of best practices and th...
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  • The Marathwada and Vidarbha region of Maharashtra have been witnessing drought and drinking water crises for a long time. A drought situation always makes headlines for its impact on human lives, but rarely for the effect it has on the livelihoods of these farmers. Livestock are their lifeline and e...
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  • The Mahanadi is the lifeline of the people of both Chhattisgarh and Odisha, as it the most important water source for the farmers and other citizens of both these states to meet their domestic and livelihood needs. Over the last few months, some of the political parties in both the states have been ...
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  • Context An ever increasing demand for fresh water resources has led to rise in issues related to water scarcity and inequities in distribution that have intensified into water conflicts across geographical scales. More than 50 countries across five continents would face water conflicts unless wat...
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  • A picture is worth a thousand words, but more often than not, insightful pieces of art and photography find themselves confined to affluent salons and galleries. While employing art and photography to address social issues is common in the West, the concept of public art is still in its incipient st...
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  • About HWTS: CAWST and Sehgal Foundation in association with India Water Partnership invite you to a seminar on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS). HWTS is extremely effective at ensuring that individuals, families, and communities are able to access safe drinking water. The seminar w...
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  • About the workshop:  CAWST and Sehgal Foundation in association with India Water Partnership invite you to a Biosand Filter Project Implementation Training. This workshop includes information and hands-on experience on the construction, use and monitoring of the biosan...
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  • When - August, 4, 2016 between 6PM and 8PM Where - Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai; No. 4, Rutland Gate, 5th Street, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 006 About PondyPHOTO Initiated by PondyART, PondyPHOTO is a platform which uses art to break existing social barriers. Wate...
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  • Bhagirath Prayaas Samman was constituted in 2014 as an award to recognise efforts and initiatives for river conservation, in the first India Rivers Week jointly organised by Peace Institute, INTACH, Toxics Link, SANDRP and WWF-India. In India, numerous awards are given for excellent initiatives arou...
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  • Ramesh Mali, a farmer in his late thirties, looks at his farmland nervously. It has been 13 days since the Simhastha Maha Kumbh festival, 2016, concluded. The district administration had acquired his four bigha land (approximately 0.64 hectares) for the festival. The barricades and the concrete left...
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  • The Madhya Simhastha Maha Kumbh festival, the religious extravaganza that happens once in every 12 years, was held in Ujjain from April 22-May 21, 2016. This year around, the cost to conduct the festival escalated to Rs 5000 crores; more than 15 times the cost incurred for the previous Simhastha hel...
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  • Objective of training: To ensure national goal for provisioning of safe and potable water in remotely located habitations and school with special focus of the training is to develop relevant technical skills and know how of the technology to meet the challenges in planning, design,&n...
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The third national summit by Nispana dives deep into sustainable water supply and sanitation in India.

Sustainable water supply and sanitation is a critical area in India’s urbanisation drive. Various national initiatives are currently underway to tackle the current challenges in water scarcity, the impact of climate change and adaptation, the increasing demand in providing quality water and effective sanitation for the billions of inhabitants.

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Alternative Futures: India Unshackled is a riveting new book that brings together scenarios of an India that is politically and socially egalitarian, radically democratic, economically sustainable and equitable, and socio-culturally diverse and harmonious. Edited by KJ Joy and Ashish Kothari, with a foreword by Shiv Vishwanathan, Alternative Futures: India Unshackled covers a wide range of issues, organized under four sections.

February 6, 2018 6:15PM
February 5, 2018 12:00PM

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A remarkable, first-ever collection of 35 essays on India’s future, by a diverse set of authors – activists, researchers, media practitioners.

Alternative Futures: India Unshackled is a book that brings together scenarios of an India that is politically and socially egalitarian, radically democratic, economically sustainable and equitable, and socio-culturally diverse and harmonious. Edited by KJ Joy and Ashish Kothari, with a foreword by Shiv Vishwanathan, Alternative Futures: India Unshackled covers a wide range of issues, organized under four sections.

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Experts from government, NGOs and industry gathered at the Sheraton Grande Hotel for the two day summit.

Sustainable water supply and sanitation has become extremely important due to the increase in water scarcity, the impact of climate change and the need for adaptation, and the increasing demand in water and competition among different usages.

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India is the second most populous country in the world, with more than one billion citizens. 163 million people lack access to safe water and 210 million people lack access to improved sanitation. With the per capita availability of water continuing to decline, the nation hurtles towards water scarcity. 

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January 18, 2018 9:00AM - January 19, 2018 6:00PM
January 16, 2018 6:00PM

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Date: 13,14 th Jan 2018.

Place: MCCIA , Swar Gate, Pune

Fees: Rs. 7,500/- for each

Event details & booking link :- http://mineralwaterprojectinformation.org/i2a/live-training/

Also, download the detailed training schedule from below. 

January 13, 2018 10:00AM - January 14, 2018 5:30PM

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Aims & Objectives of Seminar: The prime objective of this one-day endeavor is to raise awareness and bring together experience and knowledge base for creating Energy consciousness among the managers and Engineers of Water supply & Waste water systems.

January 18, 2018 9:00AM

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The theme for India Rivers Day 2017 (IRD 2017), held on 25th November, 2017 at the INTACH Delhi premises, was ‘Rivers in the Urban Context’. Various formats of engagement were deployed for discussion among the participants from across India present for the event. India Rivers Day was organised by a group of organisations that have come together under the name India Rivers Week, these include: INTACH, Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan, WWF India, Toxics Link, Peace Institute Charitable Trust, People’s Science Institute and SANDRP.

November 29, 2017 10:00AM - December 1, 2017 6:00PM

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ACWADAM has begun running a fifteen-day training programme on basic hydrogeology or groundwater science, for professionals from Civil Society Organisations or NGOs. The training is not intended to be a ‘stand alone exercise’ in capacity building, but will be followed by ACWADAM providing facilitation to promising trainee organizations in their respective field areas.

January 15, 2018 9:00AM - January 31, 2018 6:00PM

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Gandhigram Trust, Dindigul and Arghyam, Bangalore co-hosted a Sanitation Partners' Meet on November 9-10, 2017 at Dr Soundram Manimandapam, Gandhigram Trust, Gandhigram.

Gandhigram Trust, Dindigul and Arghyam, Bangalore co-hosted a Sanitation Partners' Meet on November 9-10, 2017 at Dr. Soundram Manimandapam, Gandhigram Trust, Gandhigram. The meeting was attended by various NGOs from across the country, the district collector, the project director of DRDA and block level officers.

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