Birbhum District

Mini piped water scheme helps overcome social exclusion
Promoting sustainable systems that facilitate provision of safe water and sanitation to communities in a tribal village. Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 2 weeks ago

In 2016, India ranked 131 among 188 countries in the Human Development Index (HDI). With a population of 1.3 billion, the need for services is high, a

Anganwadi Centres now provided with improved toilets and running water (Image: Water For People India)
Budget cuts for Water and Environment Ministry
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 3 months ago

Union Budget 2015-16 reduces funds for Water and Environment Ministry 

Budget allocation and planning
Centre's revised guidelines for deep sea fishing upset fishermen
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 6 months ago

Fishermen unhappy with Centre's revised guidelines for deep sea fishing

The occupation of fishing
Centre allocates Rs.133 crore to conserve 115 wetlands
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 10 months ago

Centre identifies 115 wetlands for conservation and management

Maguri Beel (wetland) in Assam
Implications of alternative institutional arrangements in groundwater sharing - evidence from West Bengal
The paper compares two alternative institutional arrangements in water sharing from West Bengal based on the impact they have on water buyers - in most cases small and marginal farmers rajshekar posted 12 years 1 month ago

Informal groundwater-based pump irrigation services markets are an all-pervasive agrarian institution in South Asia, but have been criticised for bringing about less than equitable outcomes and causing groundwater over-exploitation.