Panna District

  • Drought conditions are not new to Bundelkhand. The acute situation now is a convergence of three types of droughts – meteorological, agricultural and hydrological - cumulatively coinciding as witnessed in Nunagar village in Panna district, Madhya Pradesh. We saw hundreds of vessels queuing up at t...
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  • Kathayi, a scheduled tribe (ST) dominated village in the midst of the forested stretches of Shahnagar block in Panna district faces acute water scarcity during the 3-4 summer months. Through the government schemes, three wells and two hand pumps were installed in this 75 household village in the l...
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  • In December 2015, more than forty years after it was conceived, the Government was set to launch India’s ambitious 30-link river interlinking project linking 37 rivers. The linking of the ‘surplus’ river Ken through a 231.45-km canal with the ‘deficient’ river Betwa flowing through the sta...
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  • The essence of a river is its ebb and flow but won't taming of the fresh free-flowing rivers by building massive dams pose a threat to our rivers and the communities that live by them?  Participants from different parts of the country who congregated at the first ever India Rivers Week held at...
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  • (Received as a query through email from Vijay)We are a group of friends interested in working for improvement of rural livelihoods in Panna District (Tehsil Shahnagar and Pawai), Madhya Pradesh. We normally work with the communities improving agriculture productivity, water harvesting and livelihood...
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  • Hello,We are a NGO working for Rural Development on Watershed and Agriculture interventions.Can you please share details of the aquifier systems of Panna district, Madhya Pradesh, similar to the one on aquifier systems of Chattisgarh that is available in your portal: https://www.indiawaterportal.org...
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Alternatives have to be re-adapted to the understanding of droughts in the wake of climate change.

Drought conditions are not new to Bundelkhand. The acute situation now is a convergence of three types of droughts – meteorological, agricultural and hydrological - cumulatively coinciding as witnessed in Nunagar village in Panna district, Madhya Pradesh. We saw hundreds of vessels queuing up at the panchayat well. A closer look revealed that it is not well water that was being collected here, but people were lining up to fetch water from a piped source that is released to the well.

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An attempt to document the geological features, water potential, and traditional wisdom around them in the Upper Ken basin.

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Statutory clearance not given for the much touted Ken-Betwa model link project of the Interlinking of Rivers programme due to extreme social and environmental concerns.

In December 2015, more than forty years after it was conceived, the Government was set to launch India’s ambitious 30-link river interlinking project linking 37 rivers.

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An open debate on interlinking of rivers moderated by Ramaswamy Iyer with Himanshu Thakkar and Brij Gopal as panelists was held as a part of the India Rivers Week at New Delhi.

The essence of a river is its ebb and flow but won't taming of the fresh free-flowing rivers by building massive dams pose a threat to our rivers and the communities that live by them? 

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(Received as a query through email from Vijay)

We are a group of friends interested in working for improvement of rural livelihoods in Panna District (Tehsil Shahnagar and Pawai), Madhya Pradesh. We normally work with the communities improving agriculture productivity, water harvesting and livelihoods.

Can you please help to connect us with someone who can share specific information on the different kinds of low cost water structures which can work in this region.

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Hello,

We are a NGO working for Rural Development on Watershed and Agriculture interventions.

Can you please share details of the aquifier systems of Panna district, Madhya Pradesh, similar to the one on aquifier systems of Chattisgarh that is available in your portal: https://www.indiawaterportal.org/sites/indiawaterportal.org/files/aquifer-systems-of-chhattisgarh-cgwb-2012.pdf

Thanks

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