Bargarh (Baragarh) District

Yamuna cleanup: NGT raps Delhi authorities
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 6 months ago

NGT raps authorities for Yamuna cleanup in Delhi 

Children rummage through garbage near the Yamuna river. (Source: IWP Flickr Photo)
Doomed by displacement
The Hirakud dam in Odisha was supposed to control flooding and bring people water and power. Instead, it has taken away their livelihoods and only brought them hardship and misery. makarandpurohit posted 6 years 11 months ago

The Hirakud Dam project is the oldest of its kind in India. The dam was built across the Mahanadi river about 15 kms upstream of Sambalpur in the state of Odisha. It is the first major multipurpose river valley project in post-independent India and also one of its longest.

Hirakud, India's oldest dam
Water to the people: drinking water and water for livelihoods - conflicts and alternative concepts in India – A report by Centre for World Solidarity (CWS) and Church Development Service (EED)
The study aims to facilitate the development of good practices in water management and to support people in their struggle for the right to access and control water as a common natural resource Rama Mani posted 12 years ago

This study is a part of water and democracy programme initiated by the Centre for World Solidarity (CWS) as a joint initiative with Church Development Service (EED) in 2007 involving more than 50 partner organisations in South Asia.