Kolhapur District

  • Relief assistance to drought-hit Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh and flood-hit West Bengal Centre has allocated Rs 3050 crore to drought-hit Maharashtra and Rs 2033 crore to Madhya Pradesh under the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF). Overall, 18 out of the 29 states have been affected by the defi...
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  • Ganga and its tributaries, except the Ramganga show increased dolphin numbersPer Census 2015 conducted by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) India, the Ganga and its tributaries have 1,263 Gangetic dolphins in Uttar Pradesh. The number of the National Aquatic Animal in the state has increased from ...
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  • This I-Day new name given to the Agriculture Ministry and the Swachh Vidyalaya mission accomplished On August 15, 2015, the Prime Minister announced that the Agriculture Ministry will be renamed as the Ministry for ‘Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare’. The new name has been s...
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  • Chhatrapati Shivaji was the brave warrior king whose name is still synonymous with Maharashtra. A military genius par excellence, he launched guerrilla warfare (ambushes, surprise raids, and hit & run tactics) against the numerically superior but inert, traditional Mughal forces. To build o...
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  • NGT prohibits groundwater extraction in Maharashtra's 12 districtsOwing to the high levels of fluoride present in the groundwater of the 12 districts in Maharashtra, the National Green Tribunal has passed an order that prohibits the unauthorised extraction of the resource for commercial us...
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  • Gujarat among the most water-starved states in India: UNAccording to the UN World Water Development Report 2014, Gujarat is one of most water-starved states in the country. The prime reason for the water scarcity in Gujarat is groundwater delpletion owing to the unsustainable use of water for agricu...
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  • Kerala seas's rich in sand, says GSI The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has revealed that Kerala's offshore areas have 2,030 million tonnes of sand that can cater to the needs of the construction industry in the state for about 50 years. Ponnani, Chavakkad, Alappuzha, Kollam North, and Kolla...
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  • NGO writes to Moily against river diversion project Claims that Yettinahole project in Karnataka have no environment clearance and will damage 100 hectare forest land in Western Ghats. Activists want UP wetlands to be declared Sarus SafariDemand protection for 35-km stretch spann...
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  • MoEF revalidates POSCO's clearanceEnvironment ministry revalidates environmental clearance of POSCO's steel project in Odisha, though a major hurdle of National Green Tribunal's decision on the project, lies ahead.Finally Vedanta gets defeatedMoEF rejects Vedanta's proposal to un...
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  • Hello, I have a borewell which is 350 feet deep with a 6" diameter with an yield of 2". The casing depth is 10 feet. Please suggest a suitable submersible motor & pump for the same. Sunil Sarnobat
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  • MoEF allows agriculture and plantation in Western GhatsWithdraws earlier order declaring  one-third of Western Ghats as eco-sensitive zone owing to the pressure from states like Kerala. Ban on mining, quarrying, thermal power plants etc. continues.Jayanthi Natarajan quits from MoEFPresiden...
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  • Govt initiates probe into discrepancy in toilet dataUnion Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation constitutes panel to look into the huge difference between the ministry and Census data on missing toilets.ADB to spend Rs.740 crore on flood mitigationAsian Development Bank to take up...
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  • Maharashtra govt plans for land reclamation from seaState government revives its past suggestion for large-scale restoration of land in Mumbai from the Arabian Sea. Recommends undertaking the study to assess the environmental and social impact of the reclamation project.UP govt releases Rs...
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  • Tata Chemicals awarded for using water efficientlyThe Mithapur plant in Gujarat wins FICCI award for revamping the entire technology to recycle and reuse water and removing the dependence on groundwater.Govt looks for broader application of innovative turbineGovernment appoints committee t...
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  • Sikkim village revives lake that lay dry for 25 yearsUsing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarentee Scheme, the villagers of Namthang block in Sikkim have revived the Nagi lake that went dry 25 years ago. People, under the banner of Nagi Karek Gram Panchayat Unit, redirected spring wat...
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  • India strengthens its ties with ChinaThe two countries sign a new agreement strengthening their relationship on trans-border rivers. China assures facilitating exchange of flood data and eases India's concern over new dams on Brahmaputra.Creating national regulator for green nod not possible, tells ...
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  • Hello,I have a borewell dug up for domestic usage as well as to water garden plants. Bore is dug to a total depth of 250 ft, and capped with 6 inch pipe till a depth of 40 ft. There after the bore is 4 inch dia till the bottom. Water was found at 80 feet depth during dry season. It overflows during ...
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  • How a dam effects the irrigated and cultivated land near it – A research paper
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  • Hello,I have a borewell at a depth of 245 ft. Recently, when we tried to insert the motor deeper in the borewell to fetch water, it stopped functioning. Upon enquiring a mechanic he suggested that the motor is stuck in mud . We tried inserting washing powder , bath soap into the pipe to remove the m...
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  • Article and Image Courtesy:  Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society The main highlights of the January edition of the newsletter by e-disha are as follows:Fact sheet on Community Based Sanitation DEWATS in Salokha Park, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.Basic concept of processing of organic soli...
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Ganga and its tributaries, except the Ramganga show increased dolphin numbers

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This I-Day new name given to the Agriculture Ministry and the Swachh Vidyalaya mission accomplished 

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Have a glimpse at how water, food and natural defense were an integral part of this fort built in the Sahyadri mountains, northwest of Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Chhatrapati Shivaji was the brave warrior king whose name is still synonymous with Maharashtra. A military genius par excellence, he launched guerrilla warfare (ambushes, surprise raids, and hit & run tactics) against the numerically superior but inert, traditional Mughal forces. To build on his speed, surprise & manoeuvrability, he constructed or repaired strategically placed forts across the rugged crest of the Western Ghats.

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Policy matters this week: NGT restricts extraction of groundwater in Maharashtra; Centre OKs Polavaram Project Authority appointment; Delhi govt holds authorities accountable prior to the monsoon.

NGT prohibits groundwater extraction in Maharashtra's 12 districts

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News this week: Groundwater depletion makes Gujarat a water-starved state, says UN; Surat units all set to use recycled water; SANDRP urges Maharashtra CM to withdraw irrigation projects.

Gujarat among the most water-starved states in India: UN

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News this week: Kerala's offshore areas are rich in marine sand, says GSI; JP group sells its hydro projects in HP without settling the tribals' issues; Illegal sand mining kills Chambal's ghariyals.

Kerala seas's rich in sand, says GSI

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NGO writes to Moily against river diversion project 

Claims that Yettinahole project in Karnataka have no environment clearance and will damage 100 hectare forest land in Western Ghats. 

MoEF revalidates POSCO's clearance

Environment ministry revalidates environmental clearance of POSCO's steel project in Odisha, though a major hurdle of National Green Tribunal's decision on the project, lies ahead.

Finally Vedanta gets defeated

Hello,
I have a borewell which is 350 feet deep with a 6" diameter with an yield of 2". The casing depth is 10 feet. Please suggest a suitable submersible motor & pump for the same.

Sunil Sarnobat

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