Bulandshahr District

Ganga's riverine communities in troubled waters
The fishing community is the most vulnerable as its members come into direct contact with the river water and thus, suffer the maximum impact of pollution. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 1 month ago

A large section of the population living in the Ganga river basin still depends on the river for daily use activities and livelihood. Hence, the cleaning of the Ganga river’s water and making it safe for use remains a major goal for policymakers.

There is a need to formalise the traditional occupation of riverine fishing by providing proper licensing facilities to allow for targeted policies for the community in order to mitigate the livelihood challenges being faced by it. (Image: Pikrepo)
Clean Kali: All eyes now on government
The water of East Kali is heavily polluted. It would hopefully change with the NGT taking notice of it. Amita Bhaduri posted 4 years 4 months ago

Rampura, situated in Bulandshahr district in western Uttar Pradesh, is one of the 1,200 villages on the banks of the 300-km long East Kali, a tributary of the Ganges. The river is named after goddess Kali who, according to the Hindu mythology, is fierce and fights evil by ingesting it.

The polluted Kali river. (Image source: Neer Foundation)
Children test natural resources- Water monitoring event, Neer foundation, Western UP and NCR
An event to mark the World Water Monitoring Day in various cities. NEER posted 11 years 9 months ago

Western Uttar Pradesh with the National Capital Territory has been blessed to be located in the doab of the holy River Ganga and River Yamuna. This region famous as one of the most fertile regions over the Globe has always been lased with immense natural resources and a green cover all over. The region has over half a dozen rivers flowing through it and is sanctified with over a lakh small and big water sources. But the recent past has seen these sources extensively being polluted.

Shodh Yatra in Orissa and UP : Lessons in understanding the communities in different geographies and environment
“Shodh Yatra”- The walk to find knowledge that Prof. Anil Gupta along with several other free willing participants undertake, twice a year. praveena posted 11 years 11 months ago

“Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.”

What kind of a walk must have Ralph Waldo Emerson had, to pen down these lines?