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The Maharashtra Govt plans to invest Rs. 800 crore to extend the 'Shirpur Model' of groundwater recharge across the state. Is it recharge or withdrawal that this model promotes?
chicu posted 7 years 2 months ago
Randullabad village has been practising participatory groundwater management for the last two years with ACWADAM's guidance. This article details this achievement.
chicu posted 7 years 6 months ago
On the occasion of World Wetlands Day - 2013, TERI focused on identifying the need, gaps, and devising strategies for long term conservation of “Urban Wetlands” of Maharashtra, India.
Anonymous (not verified) posted 7 years 7 months ago
This book strings together stories of people forced to part with their lands to make way for progress and development.
sabitakaushal posted 7 years 7 months ago
The indigenous knowledge of in tribal communities in managing the forest resources cannot be overlooked. This paper in Economic and Political Weekly, sheds light on this aspect of forest management.
Sumathi Sivam posted 7 years 8 months ago
The Maharashtra Water Resource Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) has in March 2012 circulated its approach paper on criteria for determination of bulk water tariff for the period 2013-2016. The draft is now put out for public consultation, which is the next step in the exercise as per the regulations.
Amita Bhaduri posted 8 years 6 months ago
This film by Voice WOTR captures the story of the after-effects of unexpected heavy rain in Akola
chandrasekharnemani posted 8 years 7 months ago
With the financial assistance from the German Government/Development Bank (KfW); the Rural Development & Water Conservation Department (RD&WCD); Govt. of Maharashtra (GoM), has undertaken a programme called Minor Irrigation Programme-Maharashtra (MIP-M). Under this, 28 Minor Irrigation Schemes (MIS) have been completed under Local Sector Wing of RD&WCD. Programme originally started in March 2001 and ended on 30 June 2011.
apteuk posted 8 years 8 months ago
These four video films cover a talk by Shri Popatrao Pawar, Sarpanch of Hivre-Bazar (Ahmednagar), Maharashtra.
aartikelkar posted 8 years 8 months ago
This special article in EPW is based on an assessment of agricultural practices and livelihoods of people in Vidarbha, one of the most distressed regions in India.
Amita Bhaduri posted 8 years 10 months ago