Haryana

Stained and smiling
Working with fluoride affected communities in Mewat, Haryana Posted on 12 May, 2022 12:03 PM

In the scorching heat, villagers stood with glasses of water in their hands and smiles on their faces in an eagerness to offer all that they had with utmost kindness to bring comfort to people on a hot summer day, oblivious to the quality of water they were offering.

Stains, irregularities, and pits are common manifestations of dental fluorosis. (Image: Sehgal Foundation)
Towards food system transition
The report looks at what the transition could look like in ten specific foodscapes Posted on 16 Apr, 2022 06:50 PM

Marking its fifth year of formal presence in the country The Nature Conservancy (TNC) India held a special event in New Delhi in which Suresh Prabhu, Former Union Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament, and Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, Niti Aayog were

Foodscapes for people and nature (Image: TNC)
Second wave, new challenges: Civil society on the frontlines
How community radio is helping in times of COVID Posted on 29 May, 2021 02:26 PM

The onset of a second wave of COVID-19 has inflicted havoc in urban centers and even in the national capital which has somewhat sound state-of-the-art health system.

Involved in COVID relief (Image: SM Sehgal Foundation)
Fostering rural livelihoods post COVID
Income loss top concern for rural communities, says study Posted on 18 May, 2021 09:09 PM

As per a new study conducted by the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) and IIMPACT, an NGO loss of income and livelihood are among the top concerns for rural communities struggling to cope with the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Must have protocols for timely action and outreach in times of need (Image: DMD, Government of Bihar)
Delhi smog can’t be blamed on crop fires
There is more to Delhi's air pollution than stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana. Posted on 01 Jan, 2021 01:46 PM

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The small window of a fortnight between rice harvesting and wheat sowing compels farmers to burn the crop residue (Image: Neil Palmer, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY SA-4.0 Generic)
NGT orders states to designate nodal agencies for restoring water bodies
Policy matters this week Posted on 02 Dec, 2020 11:40 AM

Designate nodal agencies for restoration of water bodies: NGT to states

Gharisar lake in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan a low impact, high expenditure scheme: CAG
Policy matters this week Posted on 23 Sep, 2020 01:29 PM

Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan had a low impact in making Maharashtra drought free: CAG

Deepening work in progress under the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (Source: Ravindra Pomane)
Market linkage could ensure higher returns for farm produce
A study finds out gaps in the way farmer producer organisations are handling their operations and the available infrastructure. Posted on 03 Aug, 2020 06:49 PM

A recent national study on farmer producer’s organisations (FPOs) supported by Tata Trusts investigates gaps looming in business transactions between FPOs and market players and recommends interventions to bridge these.

Red chilli wholesale market at Karnataka (Image: Pxhere, CC0 Public Domain)
Bihar and northeast India reel under floods, Assam worst hit
News this week Posted on 23 Jul, 2020 09:26 AM

Flood batters three northeast states, Assam worst affected

People take a boat to cross the flood-ravaged Brahmaputra (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Water levels in major reservoirs maximum in last 13 years: CWC
News this week Posted on 13 May, 2020 02:39 PM

Water storage level 76 percent more than last year: CWC

Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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