Krishna

Groundwater extraction: NGT gets strict with commercial entities
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months ago

NGT bans granting general permissions for groundwater extraction to commercial entities

NGT gets strict with commercial entities (Source: IWP Flickr album)
5-star rating for garbage free-cities to Navi Mumbai, Rajkot, Indore
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year ago

Swachh Survekshan for urban India: Navi Mumbai, Rajkot, Indore among the top

Clean road near Pardesipura, Indore. (Source: India Water Portal)
MGNREGA gets additional Rs. 40,000 crore funds
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year ago

Additional Rs 40,000 crore allocated to MGNREGA

Rural employment scheme gets Rs 40,000 crore boost (Image source: IWP Flickr photos))
Godavari, Krishna rivers will not be linked
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 5 months ago

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shelve plan to link Godavari and Krishna rivers

Prakasam Barrage across Krishna river (Source: Subhash Chandra via Wikipedia)
NGT pushes to ban RO purifiers for water with TDS below 500 mg/l
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago

NGT pushes MoEF to issue notification to ban unnecessary use of RO purifiers

A domestic RO water purifier
Centre all set to sustain country's ODF status
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 8 months ago

National rural sanitation strategy launched to sustain open defecation-free (ODF) status 

A toilet constructed under Swachh Bharat Mission (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Alien fish enters Telangana waters
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 7 months ago

Alien fish spotted in Telangana waters after Krishna-Godavari interlinking

Prakasam Barrage across Krishna river (Source: Subhash Chandra via Wikipedia)
Idol immersions choke Yamuna again
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 8 months ago

Non-biodegradable waste clogs Yamuna river after festival immersions

Garbage at the ghat of Yamuna river in Delhi. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Floods to cost $215 billion per year in South Asia by 2030
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 8 months ago

A whopping $215 billion is lost to floods each year

A woman wades through a flooded road. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Encroachment behind Chennai floods: Panel
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 4 years 9 months ago

Encroachment of lakes and riverbeds caused Chennai floods: Panel

Rescue efforts during Chennai's floods. (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)