Bundelkhand Upland

Now a human, Ganga receives its first legal notice
Policy matters this week Posted on 02 May, 2017 08:42 AM

After becoming a human entity, Ganga river receives first legal notice

Ganga near Gadmukteshwar (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Opportunities at the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee
NIH invites applications for RA (Research Associate), JRF/ SRF (Junior Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow), Resource Person (Junior) and Resource Person (Senior).
Posted on 25 Jan, 2017 07:33 PM

The National Insititute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee invites applications for:

  • Research Associate and Junior/Senior Research Fellow for the Neeranchal National Watershed Project


National Water Commission in place of CWC and CGWB
Policy matters this week Posted on 16 Feb, 2016 09:28 AM

Government proposes to set up a National Water Commission

The Upper Lake, Bhopal (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Case studies - Drinking Water - Samagra Jal Vikash Samiti, Arghyam and Development Alternatives - Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
A collection of case studies in organizing drinking water and improving quality of available drinking water in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Posted on 28 Jan, 2010 06:17 PM

This document contains case studies from the work of Samagra Jal Vikash Samiti, Arghyam and Development Alternatives, in Rajpura, Kachipura, Pipra and Hastinapur villages of Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, in organising drinking water and improving water quality of available drinking water.

Water resources in Jhansi and Tikamgarh districts (Madhya Pradesh) - A status report (2007)
A status report on the Bundelkhand region and information on sanitation practices Posted on 03 Oct, 2009 05:56 PM

This status report prepared by Development Alternatives contains brief background information about the Bundelkhand region, details about the physical profle (topography, drainage and river systems, land usage, climate, rainfall), water resources information (water demand, availability, supply and accessibility) and information on sanitation practices (toilets, personal  hygiene, solid waste management, liquid waste disposal, availability of water for sanitation).

India - Physical Map from the Survey of India (2002)
A definitive physical features map of the country from the Survey of India, showing elevation in metres of different regions and major rivers and land formations. Posted on 18 Aug, 2009 05:35 PM

Download the map from the attachment listed below:

Half full, Half empty: A WaterAid publication on the drought and drinking water crisis in Bundelkhand
The paper presents a situational analysis of the crisis and challenges of drinking water in Bundelkhand in the overall context of the drought spell in 2007 Posted on 11 Aug, 2009 01:44 PM

This paper on Bundelkhand from their Water and Sanitation Perspective series of WaterAid presents how ecological degradation and faulty policies make drinking water scarce and less accessible.