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There is a positive correlation between the panchayat raj system and effective handling of Covid-19, says Mani Shankar Aiyar.

Panchayats have been the core of India's rural governance even before they received the constitutional mandate through the 73rd constitutional amendment in 1992, forming the basis of decentralization in the country. There are 2.5 lakh gram panchayats; over 6 lakhs villages; around 4500 urban local bodies and 4000 census towns in the country.

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Monsoon 2020: Countrywide deficit of 10 percent in July; September may have heavy rains

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Making a landfall in Raigad district, cyclone Nisarga wanes but causes heavy rains in western Maharashtra

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Collective management, participation and equity are the foundations on which community economies are sustained.

The exodus of migrant workers from urban areas back to their villages in the wake of country wide lockdown has brought rural poverty into sharp focus. Reconstruction of rural economy therefore needs policy and planning attention. Community economy is a branch of rural economy and among other ways of reconstructing the rural economy, promotion and strengthening of community economies of the poor is important.

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Hello team,

My name is Pradeep from Pattambi (Kerala) we have a water well and it's been almost three years we are using the water happily. However, from past few weeks we have started noticing that due to summer the water level went down and we can see green colour layer in the water which has now turned the water green. I would like to know reaons and how can I get rid of this and also whether it is healthy to drink this water

Thanks
Pradeep. M

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Floods such as in 2018 could take the situation downhill causing severe drinking water crisis.

Surrounded by vast expanses of water, the Kuttanad region in Alleppey district, Kerala faces severe drinking water scarcity due to infrastructure failure and civic body inaction.

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Number of water-related crimes double in India: Report

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Bihar, Jharkhand and Arunachal Pradesh are at the bottom of NITI Aayog's SDG Index, released recently.

Kerala retains the top slot with a score of 70, followed closely by Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana in the latest edition of NITI Aayog’s annual assessment of progress made by states in achieving the sustainable development goals (SDG). “Kerala is well on track to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals,” tweeted Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

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Locals say impact assessment report does not accurately represent the real impact of Luhri II hydropower project

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MoU signed for groundwater management through community intervention

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