Meghalaya villages join hands to save environment and bolster women empowerment
Villages in Meghalaya have not only successfully dealt with their water problems, but also encouraged women to get involved in the process. And the effects have been for all to see! aartikelkar posted 2 weeks ago
Water collected at a mega dam in a village in Meghalaya (Image Source: KM-MBDA)
Technology to build knowledge and capacities beyond COVID
The time has come to utilize technology to build resilience of communities by training them to strive for better livelihood opportunities where they want to. Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
Bringing the digital revolution to the hands of real India (Image:
Why is Lukha feeling blue?
Heavily polluted and poisoned at its confluence with the Lunar river, the Lukha turns mysteriously blue as it flows downstream. The studies are on to know the cause. aartikelkar posted 4 years 2 months ago
The Lukha river in Meghalaya. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
When coal goes unheard
This paper tries to understand the effect of coal mining in the northeast India and ways to control its impact on the environment aartikelkar posted 4 years 5 months ago
Coal mines in Meghalaya (Source: The Hindu)
First Sikkim, now Meghalaya springs hope!
6000 villages in Meghalaya depend on springs and spring-fed rivers for household water needs. Their drying up threatens water security and future growth. Now, there is some hope. Usha Dewani posted 5 years 6 months ago
Green but water-scarce
India's largest springs mapping exercise begins in Meghalaya
"The mapping exercise should yield some 2000-4000 spring data points within a few months", says Dr.Jared Buono, hydrogeologist. He talks with IWP about the programme and its potential. chicu posted 5 years 7 months ago
Detailed forms record information about springs
Probe ordered on cost overruns of Vidarbha dams
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 5 years 7 months ago
Earthmovers carrying out irrigation project works