Ganjam District

  • Dear India Water Portal Team, We are a NGO based in Ganjam district of Odisha. We are conducting a water educator training program and are looking for some training materials or modules related to water that would help us in developing the module. Will you please be able to help us out and provide...
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  • Drinking water in more than half rural homes contaminatedEven as 99% of urban and 97% rural households in India have drinking water access, 41% urban and 60% rural homes still get contaminated water, says the latest study published in Lancet, a British medical journalManganese in Goa's prime reservo...
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  • Cabinet committee clears three hydel projects in North-East The Power Ministry had sent project reports of Tawang and Tato in Arunachal and Teesta in Sikkim for approval of the Cabinet Committee on Investment last year.No canals for Narmada water leaves farmers at sea80% minor canals are yet to...
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  • Kumbh Mela left its trash behind The year began with the Maha Kumbh festivities near the confluence of the Ganga and the Yamuna rivers in Allahabad. Pollution levels rose alarmingly at the Sangam in Allahabad where more than a 100 million people took the 'holy dip' during the 55 day long festi...
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  • Andhra coast reels under cyclone HelenFollowing Phailin, cyclone Helen creates a havoc in Krishna and Godavari delta areas of Andhra Pradesh. The cyclone killed seven people and destroyed paddy crops worth Rs. 5000 crore.Rajasthan mute as MP proceeds with dam project in inter-state Ch...
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  • Ministry recommends dividing the country into renewable energy zonesThe Ministry of Renewable Energy in a report has recommended dividing the country into zones to lessen the environmental impact of renewable energy projects based on solar and wind energy. The three zones- go-green, go slow and no-g...
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  • Rains hit 3200 villages in AndhraHeavy rains and floods in the state took 29 human and 555 cattle lives. Destroys 6,597 houses and crops in 5.64 lakh hectares.Montreal Protocol meeting leaves no big impactThe meeting ends with nations agreeing to study hydrofluorocarbons further, but ...
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  • India moves up two notches on the Global Hunger IndexWith its rank at 63 this year, India has moved up two spots on the Global Hunger Index brought out by the International Food Policy Research Institute every year. However, at more than 40%, India still has the highest number of malnourished childr...
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  • India two ranks up in global hunger indexScores 63 in global hunger index, 2013, and falls under the alarming zone of hunger. High prevalence of malnourished children under five still remains a huge challenge for the country.After super cyclone, floods hit OdishaDamage gets doubled for the state, es...
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  • Rare Egyptian vultures spotted in Odisha's Ganjam district, the sighting of vultures signals healthy and rich biodiversity of the area
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  • Author: Dr. Piyush Ranjan RoutIn an urbanisation dominated world, the restoration water bodies in Berhampur town may remain unknown to many, but it is igniting many around the region to take care of water bodies in their respective cities & towns. The story below will let you know how water bodi...
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Dear India Water Portal Team,

We are a NGO based in Ganjam district of Odisha. We are conducting a water educator training program and are looking for some training materials or modules related to water that would help us in developing the module.

Will you please be able to help us out and provide us with any resources you have in relation to this topic? We will be very grateful and we look forward to a positive response

Thanks

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Drinking water in more than half rural homes contaminated

Even as 99% of urban and 97% rural households in India have drinking water access, 41% urban and 60% rural homes still get contaminated water, says the latest study published in Lancet, a British medical journal

Manganese in Goa's prime reservoir

Cabinet committee clears three hydel projects in North-East

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.

Kumbh Mela left its trash behind

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Andhra coast reels under cyclone Helen

Following Phailin, cyclone Helen creates a havoc in Krishna and Godavari delta areas of Andhra Pradesh. The cyclone killed seven people and destroyed paddy crops worth Rs. 5000 crore.

Rajasthan mute as MP proceeds with dam project in inter-state Chambal basin

Policy Matters this week: MNRE devises zones for renewable energy production, Orissa bans fishing for Olive Ridley turtles' nesting and India and China sign agreement on trans-border rivers.

Ministry recommends dividing the country into renewable energy zones

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Rains hit 3200 villages in Andhra

Heavy rains and floods in the state took 29 human and 555 cattle lives. Destroys 6,597 houses and crops in 5.64 lakh hectares.

Montreal Protocol meeting leaves no big impact

News this week: India moves up on the Global Hunger Index, Churu on its way to total sanitation and Phailin affected areas face drinking water stress.

India moves up two notches on the Global Hunger Index

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India two ranks up in global hunger index

Scores 63 in global hunger index, 2013, and falls under the alarming zone of hunger. High prevalence of malnourished children under five still remains a huge challenge for the country.

After super cyclone, floods hit Odisha

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