Prime Minister Modi pitches for a collective effort to overcome water crisis in the country
NGT raps green ministry for failing to curb depletion of groundwater
Supreme Court pulls Centre over preservation of wetlands
Seven percent of rural India has no access to clean water: World Water Day report
Maharashtra approves cost overrun in irrigation projects, set to complete Gosikhurd project
Conflict between India and Pakistan over Indus Water Treaty continues
No clearance to Ken-Betwa river link project till wildlife issues are addressed
Panel finds Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) and private builders responsible for 11,000 acres of lake land encroachment
Above - Children studying a map of the Chalakudy Basin. Photo - RRC.
Seeds of sustainability and sensitivity when sown at a young age, blossom into responsible individuals. And you need to be in touch with the land to sow those seeds. The Central and State Boards of Education in India have made Environmental Science a compulsory subject for schools and junior colleges (for all subjects). But Environmental Sciences is not to be studied in the classroom. In order to understand the erosion and deposition processes of a river, students need to visit a river bend in their city and in order to instil a lifelong aversion to plastic bags, a landfill and dumping grounds need to be seen.