Sambalpur District

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Healthy forests are necessary for healthy rivers and prosperous communities that depend on the river, say experts.
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 6 months ago
A video provides an overview of the water conflict between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the Mahanadi.
makarandpurohit posted 2 years 2 months ago
Here's a video that tells the story of the struggle of the people displaced by the Hirakud dam and their right over the land.
makarandpurohit posted 3 years ago
Many people have been displaced by major dam projects in the country. A bigger threat, however, lies in the ageing dams waiting to collapse.
makarandpurohit posted 4 years 1 month ago
Thanks to the successful implementation of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (RWSS) scheme, villagers began to believe in collective action and community development.
makarandpurohit posted 4 years 6 months ago
Bandhabhuin village went from having 1 handpump for 400 people to 7, toilet facilities in 55% of the houses and had an overall improvement in its social and economic fabric.
makarandpurohit posted 5 years 1 month ago
Groundwater in Talabeda village in Sambalpur, Odisha has high concentrations of iron but more urgently, its water supply system is dysfunctional for the last 2 weeks due to electricity issues.
makarandpurohit posted 5 years 2 months ago
The recent jaundice outbreak in Sambalpur, Odisha has again unfolded several questions related to rise of water-borne diseases in urban areas in India. This film explores these problems.
makarandpurohit posted 5 years 7 months ago
The Hirakud dam in Odisha was supposed to control flooding and bring people water and power. Instead, it has taken away their livelihoods and only brought them hardship and misery.
makarandpurohit posted 6 years 4 months ago
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Swati Bansal posted 6 years 4 months ago