Krishna-Marathwada irrigation project worth Rs 4,845 crore gets Govt nod
Goa relieved, as tribunal restrains work on Maharashtra's Virdi dam
Hudhud lands in Vizag at 195 kmph
A fluttering butterfly or a dashing cheetah immediately bring vivid images to mind. Does the image of a plant stir us as much? Are we as fascinated watching a flower bloom? Probably not. Maybe that’s why there is such a large focus on endangered animals and birds and not so much on plant species that are dying out.
Let the Western Ghats be 'damned': A presentation on how dam building affects the ecology and social structure of these biodiversity spotsposted 8 years 9 months ago
These global biodiversity hotspots in the country, extraordinarily rich in plant and animal species, are being submerged in the name of development and growth. An overview of the dams built and proposed in this area.
Symposium & brain storming workshop on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for food security & climate change - RAMETI, 23rd – 24th May, 2011, Khopoli, Dist. Raigad, Maharashtraposted 10 years 6 months ago
Organizer: Regional Agriculture Extention, Management & Training Institute (RAMETI)
Venue: Regional Agriculture Extention, Management & Training Institute (RAMETI) At Post. Khopoli, Khalapur, Raigad, Maharashtra
Venue: Van Vadi, Vaara, Taluka Karjat, District Raigarh, Maharashtra
The Earth Building workshop at Van Vadi in December 2010, attended by about 30, was greatly appreciated by all. Half the participants stayed on for the shram utsav (work camp) following the workshop. Over the next week, we cobbled one small store room cum changing room to half height. The work that remains: adding rafters and a clay tile roof; adding a wooden (or grill) door that can be locked and final plastering, finishing, sculpting, add-ons, etc.
Applicability of traditional wisdom in water management in Konkan region of Maharashtra - Paper presented at the National Seminar on Water and Culture (2007)posted 10 years 9 months ago
The state government's investments in supplying potable water under the Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran (MJP) scheme which envisaged a no tanker supply' end to the scheme is critiqued. The authors note that the project mainly concentrated on asset creation, neglecting operation and maintenance resulting in limited improvement in villages, with respect to water supply.