Purulia District

Profiting from sustainable farming
Sustainable agro-ecological farming is one way to overcome the limitations of conventional farming. Green College shows us how to do it. Posted on 23 Jan, 2018 01:48 PM

Pitidri is a nondescript village that dots the rainshadow area of Purulia district in West Bengal. Droughts are common here even when the area is endowed with above average rainfall of over 1300 mm a year. Until some time ago, Urmila Mahato, a 42-year-old farmer from Pitidri had been struggling to ensure her family’s food security.

Urmila Mahato at her farm.
Centre allocates Rs.133 crore to conserve 115 wetlands
Policy matters this week Posted on 05 Aug, 2014 12:41 PM

Centre identifies 115 wetlands for conservation and management

Maguri Beel (wetland) in Assam
Farmers in Purulia village learn to weld RTI power
A website to log the RTI success stories of Purulia villagers to gain information about the workings of government agencies in matters that directly affect their daily lives Posted on 12 Jan, 2010 03:41 PM


Water conservation in industry - A case study of ACC Damodhar Cement Works Limited
This presentation describes the work of ACC Damodhar Cement Works Limited, in conserving water in its industrial processes. Posted on 17 Nov, 2009 03:48 PM

This work that included domestic waste-water recycling, reduction in river water usage, and by close circuiting of process water.won the 

Landuse and groundwater relationship using an integrated remote sensing and GIS approach- a study in Darakeshwar, West Bengal
The study aims at developing an integrated remote sensing and GIS technique to evaluate landuse and groundwater hydrology relationship and to identify factors influencing this relationship Posted on 19 May, 2009 12:01 PM

This paper from the