Allahabad District

MGNREGA fails to help drought-hit states
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years ago

MGNREGA's performance unsatisfactory in drought-stricken districts in 2018-19

Labourers build check dams under MGNREGA. (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Water level falls in India's major river basins: CWC
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years ago

Water level in India’s major reservoirs and river basins in a precarious state: CWC

Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Industries to pay for groundwater extraction from June
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 4 months ago

Industries to pay water conservation fee for extraction of groundwater 

Groundwater to be payable from June. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Godavari, Krishna rivers are interlinked
News this week Swati Bansal posted 5 years 8 months ago

Godavari, Krishna rivers interlinked

Prakasam Barrage across Krishna river (Source: Subhash Chandra via Wikipedia)
Furious Jhelum claims 160 lives
News this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 8 months ago

J&K reels under the worst flood in 60 years

Floods wreak havoc in Jammu & Kashmir
Use clean coal, NGT tells Mahagenco
Policy matters this week ravleen posted 6 years 11 months ago

NGT tells Mahagenco to use clean coal

Fly ash pollution (Source: The Hindu)
Water across Northern Railways highly contaminated
News this week: Report says tap water across the Northern Railways is highly polluted; Metal industry poisons groundwater of Chittoor; Allahabad's water table reducing by 62 cm every year. Swati Bansal posted 7 years 2 months ago

Water across Northern Railways highly contaminated, says report

Water tap at a railway station
Water News: 2013 in review
Beginning with the Kumbh Mela and moving on to natural disasters like the floods in Uttarakhand and the cyclone in eastern India, water made big news throughout 2013. ravleen posted 7 years 4 months ago

Kumbh Mela left its trash behind

Shiva statue, Kedarnath (Source:
Applications invited for 'Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2014', National Science Academies
An offer for several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers (studying/teaching in India) to work with scientists associated with the three Academies during 2014. sabitakaushal posted 7 years 7 months ago

For further details on the Summer Fellowship, please click here.

To register online, please click here.

The format for the 'Letter of Recommendation' is attached below.

Assessing the environmental flows for Kumbh Mela- 2013 at Triveni Sangam, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh- A document by World Wildlife Fund India
A document on the rapid assessment of the environmental flows for the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, by the World Wildlife Fund, India Sumathi Sivam posted 8 years 3 months ago

This document by the World Wildlife Fund India, is on the rapid assessment done on the Environmental Flows(E-Flows) for Kumbh Mela that is taking place in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.