Centre to provide 43-55 litre/day water per person to rural households by 2024
NGT takes a stand on Deepor Beel
Conduct intensive survey of western UP rivers: NGT
February 2 is observed as the World Wetlands Day. The day marks the date of adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. This year, the theme of the World Wetlands Day is Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction.
NGT takes notice of waste dumping in Assam's Deepor Beel
“Posua botah”, he said. “The wind is blowing from the west now so we cannot take you to the beel to show you how we catch fish. This wind cleans the water and we won’t get fish. 'Bhatial botah', when the wind blows from the east, the water turns muddy and the fish come up to the surface to breathe. That’s the best time to fish”, he explained.
(i) Take stock of the conservation and management status of the wetlands of Assam in general
(ii) Discuss the significance of good landscape connectivity of flood plain wetlands
(iii) Share the framework and results of Aaranyak-IUCN study on the Deepar beel on wetland connectivity and modelling