East Rajasthan Uplands
India is gifted with heterogeneous landforms and variety of climatic conditions such as the lofty mountains, the raverine deltas, high altitude forests, peninsular plateaus, variety of geological formations endowed with temperature varying from arctic cold to equatorial hot, and rainfall from extreme aridity with a few cms (<10 cm) to pre humid with world's maxim
Rashtrita Jal Chetna Yatra: Efforts of Tarun Bharat Sangh and Rajendar Singh in addressing water related concerns across the countryPosted on 20 Aug, 2009 02:20 PM
Tarun Bharat Sangh and Rajendar Singh started a massive campaign to spread awareness of traditional water harvesting structures in order to restore the water resources of arid Rajasthan. The aim was to popularize the use of such traditional structures across the country.
Map: International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre's global overview of salinity in groundwaterPosted on 19 Aug, 2009 10:20 AM
In India, salinity has three types of genesis - one, by dissolution (areas concentrated in Kutch, North Rajasthan and bordering Punjab, South Rajasthan and bordering areas of Madhya Pradesh and parts of Western Uttar Pradesh; two, by irrigation (areas concentrated in the Deccan Peninsular region of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu) and parts of Orissa and West Bengal; and three, by late