Article by: Sakshi Saini and Paresh B Shirsath
Groundwater levels across India have been falling rapidly, affecting the livelihood and wellbeing of village communities. Top-down approaches to groundwater management have not worked.
Why don't you encourage building check dams in the villages by Public Private Partnership which will resolve the water scarcity problem in the villages of Gujarat. Mr. Mansukhbhai Suvagiya of Jalkranti Trust Rajkot is ready to work for the check dam but not getting support from the Govt. of India.
The pandemic and lockdown measures have had a drastic impact on a large population of poor and marginalised communities, causing loss of livelihoods and employment, food insecurity and socio-economic distress. While vulnerabilities, atrocities and injustices faced by forest communities due to forest, conservation and economic policies have increased d
Indore once again tops the Swachh Survekshan 2020 in the cleanest city category
Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban: Next phase to focus on water treatment and toilet waste disposal
Flood batters three northeast states, Assam worst affected
Akbarbhai (35), a Maldhari (semi-nomadic cattle herder) is struggling to survive as the lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus has hit demand of dairy products badly and led to prices crashing in Bhuj. He lives in Gandhinagari, an informal settlement in Bhuj that is home to around 30 cattle herders. His joint family of 15 members includes his two brothers and three sisters.
Groundwater depletion, a growing challenge for India