Allahabad District

  • Industries to pay water conservation fee for extraction of groundwater  The Central Groundwater Authority (CGWA) has issued new guidelines for groundwater extraction to conserve groundwater. As per the new notification, a water conservation fee (WCF) would be levied on industries for...
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  • Godavari, Krishna rivers interlinkedOn September 9, 2015, now a historic date for Andhra Pradesh, the Godavari water reached the Polavaram canal in the Krishna Delta region after flowing for 124 km. The Godavari water was released through the Tatipudi Lift Irrigation Project and will meet the Krishn...
    swatiposted 3 years 6 months agoread more
  • J&K reels under the worst flood in 60 years Jammu & Kashmir experiences terrible floods as the Jhelum river crosses the danger level. The flood has claimed nearly 160 lives and affected thousands of people. South Kashmir district is the worst affected and more than 30% of Srinagar...
    swatiposted 4 years 6 months agoread more
  • NGT tells Mahagenco to use clean coalThe National Green Tribunal has ordered the Maharashtra power utility to strictly abide by the Environment Ministry's notification, which prohibits coal and power utilities from using coal that has over 34% ash content. Inferior quality coal generates large amoun...
    ravleenposted 4 years 10 months agoread more
  • 764 industries behind Ganga pollutionIn a survey conducted between 2011 and 2013, the Central Pollution Control Board identified the polluting industries in five states on the main stem of the river and its tributariesIneffective chlorination behind railway stations' contaminated waterAbout seven la...
    ravleenposted 5 years 2 weeks agoread more
  • Water across Northern Railways highly contaminated, says reportThe Indian Railways' report has observed that the tap water across the Northern Railways is highly polluted, putting over 50 lakh passengers at risk. All the samples taken from the Lucknow division were contaminated with coliform bacteri...
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  • Brahamputra claims four Assam villages 2500 people lost their homes due to erosion along the river while seveal others in Dhubri district are at risk.Minister, mining and manufactured sand Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry calls for promotion of sand made by a metal to...
    ravleenposted 5 years 2 months agoread more
  • Kumbh Mela left its trash behind The year began with the Maha Kumbh festivities near the confluence of the Ganga and the Yamuna rivers in Allahabad. Pollution levels rose alarmingly at the Sangam in Allahabad where more than a 100 million people took the 'holy dip' during the 55 day long festi...
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  • MoEF allows agriculture and plantation in Western GhatsWithdraws earlier order declaring  one-third of Western Ghats as eco-sensitive zone owing to the pressure from states like Kerala. Ban on mining, quarrying, thermal power plants etc. continues.Jayanthi Natarajan quits from MoEFPresiden...
    swatiposted 5 years 3 months agoread more
  • Maharashtra govt plans for land reclamation from seaState government revives its past suggestion for large-scale restoration of land in Mumbai from the Arabian Sea. Recommends undertaking the study to assess the environmental and social impact of the reclamation project.UP govt releases Rs...
    swatiposted 5 years 3 months agoread more
  • First Phailin, then Helen and now Lehar moves towards AndhraAnother severe cyclone, third in the past two months, is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh on November 28 noon.Attappadi hills cut down to build resortsOver 200 plots created along the banks of river Bhavani in Narassimukku and Attapadi, Keral...
    swatiposted 5 years 3 months agoread more
  • 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.
    sabitakaushalposted 5 years 6 months agoread more
  • State government plans to plant 2,10,600 saplings across Allahabad and preserve city's green cover; seeks cooperation of people, non government and social organizations to protect the planted saplings
    swatiposted 5 years 7 months agoread more
  • Plastic offerings, stagnant water, covered up excreta and shrunken river beds- all this and more at Sangam after the success of the mega event of the largest gathering on earth
    sabitakaushalposted 5 years 9 months agoread more
  • Uttar Pradesh government promoted the largest human gathering on the planet as "Green Kumbh" but two months later, dirt and garbage litter flood plains of the Sangam
    ravleenposted 5 years 10 months agoread more
  • At the largest congregation of human beings on the planet, the river- around which the whole affair is centred- is the biggest victim
    ravleenposted 5 years 11 months agoread more
  • 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.Kumbh Mela is one of the biggest socio-cultural events that take place in North India where millions of cultural tourist...
    Sumathi Sivamposted 6 years 1 month agoread more
  • Various methods of Pricing urban water in indian cities. example of four cities Agra, Allahabad, Bangalore and Pune. process of identifying the actual cost of water. various methods of charging to different users.
    iwpsuperadminposted 6 years 7 months agoread more
  • Hello Sir I am Rajneesh and am doing my final year, B.Tech in Water Resource Engg. in Allahabad Agriculture Institute. I am doing a thesis on the water quality of the Ganga river by using uni-variates statistical techniques. Please provide me with the data on water quality parameters of the Gan...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 11 months agoread more
  • Hello SirI am Rajneesh, pursuing B.Tech water resource engineering in Allahabad Agriculture Institute (final year). I'm doing my thesis on water quality of Ganga river using univariates statistical techniques.Please provide me with the data on water quality parameters of the Ganga river in Allahabad...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 7 years 5 days agoread more

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Godavari, Krishna rivers interlinked

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J&K reels under the worst flood in 60 years

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NGT tells Mahagenco to use clean coal

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764 industries behind Ganga pollution

In a survey conducted between 2011 and 2013, the Central Pollution Control Board identified the polluting industries in five states on the main stem of the river and its tributaries

Ineffective chlorination behind railway stations' contaminated water

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.

Water across Northern Railways highly contaminated, says report

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Brahamputra claims four Assam villages 

2500 people lost their homes due to erosion along the river while seveal others in Dhubri district are at risk.

Minister, mining and manufactured sand 

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.

Kumbh Mela left its trash behind

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MoEF allows agriculture and plantation in Western Ghats

Withdraws earlier order declaring  one-third of Western Ghats as eco-sensitive zone owing to the pressure from states like Kerala. Ban on mining, quarrying, thermal power plants etc. continues.

Jayanthi Natarajan quits from MoEF

Maharashtra govt plans for land reclamation from sea

State government revives its past suggestion for large-scale restoration of land in Mumbai from the Arabian Sea. Recommends undertaking the study to assess the environmental and social impact of the reclamation project.

UP govt releases Rs. 10 crore for Ganga project

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