Dungapur District

How local democracy is solving water issues in southern Rajasthan
People come together to dig community ponds in Dungarpur, to fight water scarcity. (not verified) posted 1 year 8 months ago

While most parts of the country are facing a water crisis, here’s a case from the arid state of Rajasthan, where decentralized initiatives are solving water issues. Dungarpur in southern Rajasthan has exemplified how community participation with local level planning processes are working towards improving rainwater harvesting and recharge of groundwater.

Community pond in Doja after the first pre-monsoon rain. Pic credit: Rajat Kumar
Rapid appraisal: Adiwat, Anpura and Charwada Watersheds, Dungarpur district, Rajasthan
Watershed development, aquifier and recharge capacity data of Dungarpur district. iwpsuperadmin posted 8 years 9 months ago

This research document studies the watershed development region of Dungarpur district three villages i.e. Adiwat, Anpura and Charwada. It contains data on hydro geological condition of these place, their natural drainage system with their capacities. It also gives data on aquifer and recharge capacity according to rainfall and topography of the region. Illustrative maps are shown.

Water scarcity in adivasi villages in Dungarpur, Rajasthan - Audio updates from CGNet Swara
Abu Taleb Khan and Aneesh Ahmed are working in Srishti Sewa Samiti in Dungarpur. They are visiting some adivasi villages in this district in South Rajasthan and are reporting from a village. content-team posted 9 years 11 months ago


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Possibility of revival of dug wells in hard rock India through recharge: A discussion paper by CAREWATER
Revival of dug wells in the hard rock regions of India: economic and social impact. Amita Bhaduri posted 10 years 9 months ago

carewaterThe discussion paper by Carewater INREM Foundation on possibility of revival of dug wells in hard rock India through recharge is based on a field study across ten districts of the country. The study seeks to understand how localized governance of groundwater in hard rock areas is to be pursued through pricing (water, energy), legal regulation and community institutions. Water supply augmentation and demand management are both to be taken care of, directly through regulation or through indirect instruments such as pricing.

CGWB's district groundwater atlas of Rajasthan
Comprehensive groundwater Atlas of Rajasthan published by the Central Groundwater Board rajshekar posted 11 years 8 months ago

CGWB's groundwater atlas all the basic information regarding Rajasthan's groundwater including the following:

GIS based correlation between groundwater quality parameters and geological units: a research paper
The paper introduces the methodology to correlate groundwater quality parameters and geological units using statistical analysis through GIS Rama Mani posted 11 years 11 months ago

In this paper, on the GIS Development site, a methodology is presented that utilises GIS to quantify the spatial geologic data and statistical analysis to determine the relation be