North Central Highlands

Ensure adequate water to Delhi: HC to Haryana
Policy matters this week Posted on 12 Jun, 2019 12:24 PM

HC orders Haryana government to supply adequate water to Delhi and monitor Yamuna through live Google maps

Yamuna river in Delhi (Source: Sudhanshu Malhotra via IWP Flickr Photos)
Earth not for humans alone: NGT to Assam
Policy matter this week Posted on 06 Mar, 2019 08:17 AM

NGT takes a stand on Deepor Beel

Waste dumped near the Deepor Beel (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
SC orders forced eviction of tribals, forest dwellers
Policy matters this week Posted on 27 Feb, 2019 01:31 PM

Forced eviction ordered for more than one million tribals and forest-dwellers

Tribal women in Chhattisgarh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Only 31 pc big projects done under AIBP
News this week Posted on 27 Feb, 2019 01:05 PM

In a decade, only a quarter of centrally funded major to medium irrigation schemes completed: Report

Irrigation canal from the Bhima dam. (Source: Nvvchar on Wikipedia)
CGWA mandates NOCs for tubewells in Punjab
Policy matters this week Posted on 06 Jun, 2017 07:29 AM

NOCs for running tubewells must for Punjab industries 

Tubewells in Punjab. (Source: IWP Flickr photo)
Now a human, Ganga receives its first legal notice
Policy matters this week Posted on 02 May, 2017 08:42 AM

After becoming a human entity, Ganga river receives first legal notice

Ganga near Gadmukteshwar (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Going wild in a bustling city
Once ravaged by the mining industry, Asola Bhatti, the only wildlife sanctuary in Delhi is a refreshing sight now with dense flora and a thriving wildlife. Posted on 12 Mar, 2017 09:11 PM

The reclusive family decides to stay indoors due to the overcast sky on a Sunday morning. The parents are seen walking down the road twice, but they dart back after noticing the visitors. The golden jackals are not known for gregariousness, at least not towards humans. The nature trail to meet these canines would remain as cloudy as the sky.

Nilgai (blue bull) is in abundance at the sanctuary.
Opportunities at the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee
NIH invites applications for RA (Research Associate), JRF/ SRF (Junior Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow), Resource Person (Junior) and Resource Person (Senior).
Posted on 25 Jan, 2017 07:33 PM

The National Insititute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee invites applications for:

  • Research Associate and Junior/Senior Research Fellow for the Neeranchal National Watershed Project


Saving Ramgarh Lake
All efforts to rejuvenate the lake near Jaipur have failed as authorities continue to ignore obstructions to its natural flow. Posted on 19 Jan, 2017 10:32 AM

Last year, a crocodile walked seven kilometres to reach Jamwa Ramgarh village near Jaipur looking for food. It had ventured out from Jamwa Ramgarh dam, which used to have around 100 of its species at one time. Since 2006, however, the dam is dry, leaving little fish or other prey for the aquatic reptiles. 

The reservoir that has been dry for the last 10 years.
National Water Commission in place of CWC and CGWB
Policy matters this week Posted on 16 Feb, 2016 09:28 AM

Government proposes to set up a National Water Commission

The Upper Lake, Bhopal (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)