Allahabad District

MGNREGA fails to help drought-hit states
Policy matters this week Posted on 01 May, 2019 07:07 PM

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 Posted on 01 May, 2019 06:45 PM

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 Posted on 19 Dec, 2018 12:07 PM

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 Posted on 14 Sep, 2015 10:21 PM

Godavari, Krishna rivers interlinked

Prakasam Barrage across Krishna river (Source: Subhash Chandra via Wikipedia)
Furious Jhelum claims 160 lives
News this week Posted on 08 Sep, 2014 06:19 PM

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 Posted on 27 May, 2014 01:02 PM

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. Posted on 05 Mar, 2014 11:25 PM

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. Posted on 06 Jan, 2014 12:16 PM

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.
Posted on 26 Sep, 2013 11:18 AM

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 Posted on 04 Feb, 2013 03:49 PM

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.