Community economies - Reconstructing rural economy with ecological sustainability and ethics of equity
Collective management, participation and equity are the foundations on which community economies are sustained. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 6 months ago

The exodus of migrant workers from urban areas back to their villages in the wake of country wide lockdown has brought rural poverty into sharp focus. Reconstruction of rural economy therefore needs policy and planning attention.

Johads in Nanduwali nadi region (Image: Farhad Contractor, IWP Flickr)
National Waterway-1: Dolphin population declines
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 4 months ago

Decline in Dolphin population observed in India's only dolphin sanctuary

Gangetic Dolphin (Source: Arati Kumar Rao)
International Conference on Mountain Cities, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability
Call for Abstracts for the Conference & Applications for the Pre-Conference Workshop priyad posted 4 years 2 months ago

CRRID, Chandigarh is organizing an International Conference on “Mountain Cities, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability” from November 6-8, 2017 and a two-day Pre-Conference Workshop on “Towards Achieving Green Growth, Eco-Efficiency & SDGs for Urban Sustainability” from November 4-5, 2017.

Better waste management for cleaner Chandigarh
The city, which ranked second cleanest in the country in the Swachh Sarvekshan-2016 survey, is struggling with segregation and recycling. Manu Moudgil posted 5 years 8 months ago

Chandigarh is famous for its wide roads laid out in geometrical precision. Large, green spaces adorn the stoic but neatly arranged rectangular habitations called sectors.

Chandigarh does not have a specific waste segregation system yet.
No new construction to be taken up on the Ganga: Government
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 5 years 11 months ago

Government decides not to allow new construction on the Ganga

Ganga river at Sangam in Allahabad (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Temperature, rainfall and humidity data of Chandigarh
iwpsuperadmin posted 7 years 7 months ago The pdf file contains Climate and rainfall data of Chandigarh union territory compiled from the Daily report of the Meteorological centre, Sector 22, Chandigarh
Water supply in Chadigarh
iwpsuperadmin posted 7 years 7 months ago Document includes water supply data from year 2006-2009
Think about water while watching these movies
Shimla celebrated World Water Day 2014 with students of Bishop Cotton and St. Thomas School who watched movies and participated in discussions on water conservation. Manu Moudgil posted 7 years 7 months ago

People learn and retain better through visual media. That's a fact. So what better way to bring attention to topics around the themes of water than by screening movies? That was the thought process behind organising an event on World Water Day with school students in Shimla. 

Participants at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla
Water News: 2013 in review
Beginning with the Kumbh Mela and moving on to natural disasters like the floods in Uttarakhand and the cyclone in eastern India, water made big news throughout 2013. ravleen posted 7 years 10 months ago

Kumbh Mela left its trash behind

Shiva statue, Kedarnath (Source:
Invite to International Conference on “Advances in Water Resources Development and Management” (AWRDM-2013), National Institute of Hydrology, Chandigarh
A conference to exchange ideas, identify new problems, investigate concerned issues, explore new approaches and initiate possible collaborative research on water related issues. sabitakaushal posted 8 years 2 months ago

For more information on the AWRDM-2013, please click here.

To register for the conference, please click here, or download it from below.

National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee