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National Rural Drinking Water Programme: Targets remain unachieved

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Policy matters this week

Ministries reach no consensus over Uttarakhand hydel project 

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River activist sits on indefinite fast in Bihar

Shashi Shekhar has been started his indefinite hunger strike on December 10 in Sitarmarhi district of Bihar protesting against construction of embankments along Adhwara group of rivers. His demands include revival of Lakhandei river.

Govt to support nine states in treating water using solar energy

Andhra coast reels under cyclone Helen

Following Phailin, cyclone Helen creates a havoc in Krishna and Godavari delta areas of Andhra Pradesh. The cyclone killed seven people and destroyed paddy crops worth Rs. 5000 crore.

Rajasthan mute as MP proceeds with dam project in inter-state Chambal basin

Hydro projects on Subansiri to affect downstream stretch 

The cumulative impact report by CWC on hydel projects on Subansiri river basin in Arunachal Pradesh raises possibility of reduced water level in downstream areas.

Development funds include climate grants

The page has information on the tributaries, catchment area and drainage patterns of the many rivers in the state

The Water Resources Department of Karnataka has a lot of relevant information on the river systems in Karnataka, irrigation, water resource development projects in Karnataka, notifications and orders, performance budgeting and allocation.

The map of the river basins of Karnataka can be viewed here.

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The study aims to facilitate the development of good practices in water management and to support people in their struggle for the right to access and control water as a common natural resource

This study is a part of water and democracy programme initiated by the Centre for World Solidarity (CWS) as a joint initiative with Church Development Service (EED) in 2007 involving more than 50 partner organisations in South Asia. The study aims to highlight some of the typical conflicts over water in India, and to present examples of possible solutions, which is meant to inspire the debate on water and encourage new ideas of democratic water management to form and take hold.

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I am a final year MSc Geoinformatics student of  the Centre Of Excellence In Remote Sensing, Bharathidasan University,Trichy, Tamilnadu. I am doing my major project in the topic " Landscape Mapping of Shallow Subsurface in parts of Tamilnadu". For the study purpose, the chosen area is Palar Basin of Tamilnadu.

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