Bijapur District

  • India is witnessing the second driest pre-monsoon season in the last 65 years. As the country eagerly eyes the monsoon clouds, the delay so far has now widened the rain deficit to 43%. The situation is particularly grim in the north-western region of Gujarat and Maharashtra and the southern states o...
    aarti kelkar kh...posted 4 months 2 weeks agoread more
  • Himachal villages to carry out own EIA90,000 people from 250 villages in the Sutlej basin of Himachal Pradesh decide to carry out their own assessment of the environmental damage caused by hydropower projects. They allege that the state-sponsored Indian Council of Forest Research and Education repor...
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  • MoEF accepts Kerala's recommendations on Western Ghats The Environment Ministry has approved the Kerala government's recommendation to keep agricultural land, plantations and habitations out of the ecologically sensitive areas in the Western Ghats. The state had appointed an expert commit...
    swatiposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Siang Basin dams' study inadequate: NGOSouth Asia Network for Dams, Rivers and People says the cumulative study conducted by the Central Water Commission does not mention social and cultural impacts of the 44 proposed projects on the river in Arunachal PradeshThanks to high pollution, Agra's water s...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Committee to investigate discrepancy in data on toiletsThe Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has set up a high-level committee to look into the huge data discrepancy between the reported number of toilets built and the actual situation on the ground. The gap was revealed in Census 2011. It s...
    ravleenposted 5 years 11 months agoread more
  • Huge freshwater reserves underseaAustralian researchers discover 500,000 cubic km of low-salinity water trapped beneath the ocean floor of Australia, China, North America and South Africa.Govt continues to restore water bodies in the XII planA Rs. 6,235 crore scheme that envisages rep...
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  • Hello,We are having a water purification unit of 2000ltr/hr capacity. For the last 7 months we have stopped using it due to ISI certification issue. We wuld now like to convert it to drinking soda unit. Kindly suggest the modalities.
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 2 weeks agoread more
  • 110 nations sign the treaty that bans mercuryUN adopts Minamata Convention that sets to phase out production and use of mercury by 2020. World Bank praises MNREGAThe World Development Report 2014 commends the rural employement scheme as a perfect example of economic development and poverty alle...
    swatiposted 6 years 1 month agoread more
  • Government allows shale gas explorationApproving a proposal by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has allowed exploration of shale gas and oil by Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) such as Oil India Limited and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. A natural ...
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  • Hello,Need details of geologist who can help me find a borewell point in my 6 acre agricultural land in Balaganur village, Muddebihal taluk, Bijapur district of Karnataka. 
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  • The report deals with water conservation measures in the arid and semi arid area of the hard rock region viz Somadevarahalli watershed (Bijapur taluka) and Herehalla watershed (Hangund taluka) of the Bijapur district of Karnataka. Soil and water, the most valuable natural resources for farming, are ...
    Rama Maniposted 9 years 3 months agoread more
  •  We thank Sevabharati Karnataka, www.sevabharatikarnata.org from where we have picked up these files.
    vijayposted 10 years 3 weeks agoread more
  • Sevabharati Karnataka is one of the organisations working on relief work. They are planning to build 2349 homes at a cost of Rs. 1 Lakh each in 19 villages across 7 affected districts. More information is available at their site:http://www.sevabharatikarnataka.org The website also has a list of...
    vijayposted 10 years 3 weeks agoread more
  • My name is Muralidhara.  My place of domicile is Bangalore city.My question : I have read some where in the news papers that " Supply of Drinking water to the people residing in Bijapur city is entrusted to a private organization.  What is the name of the organisation which has undertaken ...
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A study finds that farmers in south India continue to rely on borewells rather than investing in water conservation structures or demand management strategies to cope with droughts.

India is witnessing the second driest pre-monsoon season in the last 65 years. As the country eagerly eyes the monsoon clouds, the delay so far has now widened the rain deficit to 43%.

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Himachal villages to carry out own EIA

Policy matters this week: MoEF approves Kerala's demands on Western Ghats; Committee finds Singrauli pollution a matter of serious concern; Panels set up to manage those displaced by Alamatti dam.

MoEF accepts Kerala's recommendations on Western Ghats

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Siang Basin dams' study inadequate: NGO

South Asia Network for Dams, Rivers and People says the cumulative study conducted by the Central Water Commission does not mention social and cultural impacts of the 44 proposed projects on the river in Arunachal Pradesh

Thanks to high pollution, Agra's water supply may be suspended

Policy matters this week: Ministry sets up committee to investigate discrepancy in toilet data and India and Asian Development Bank fund embankments in Nepal and Assam.

Committee to investigate discrepancy in data on toilets

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Huge freshwater reserves undersea

Australian researchers discover 500,000 cubic km of low-salinity water trapped beneath the ocean floor of Australia, China, North America and South Africa.

Govt continues to restore water bodies in the XII plan

Hello,

We are having a water purification unit of 2000ltr/hr capacity. For the last 7 months we have stopped using it due to ISI certification issue. We wuld now like to convert it to drinking soda unit. Kindly suggest the modalities.

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110 nations sign the treaty that bans mercury

UN adopts Minamata Convention that sets to phase out production and use of mercury by 2020. 

World Bank praises MNREGA

Policy Matters this week - Government allows shale gas exploration, companies to be ranked for corporate social responsibility and the government relaxes penalties for hydropower companies.

Government allows shale gas exploration

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Hello,

Need details of geologist who can help me find a borewell point in my 6 acre agricultural land in Balaganur village, Muddebihal taluk, Bijapur district of Karnataka.

 

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