Well, as unique as this
A stepwell in Maharashtra stands for the spectacular architecture of a time when the importance of water conservation was acknowledged and water was stored and used with ingenuity. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 4 years 9 months ago

The annual droughts in Maharashtra have put tremendous pressure on the available water resources in the state.

A view of the stepwell. (Source: India Water Portal)
Floods wreak havoc in North India
News this week Swati Bansal posted 7 years 4 months ago

Heavy rain causes floods in Uttarakahand, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Heavy rains causing flood in North India
Water buckets of the Western Ghats
Exploitation of groundwater in Panchgani, Maharashtra, led to acute water shortage but the people of Akhegani decided to do something about it. Watch how they built spring boxes to revive springs. Hamsa Iyer posted 7 years 9 months ago

The Western Ghats, known for its biodiversity, is one of India's most sought after ecological hotspots. One of its stark features is the basalt rocks, often referred to as water buckets indicating the water retention capacity of the rock, found there.

Basalt rocks characterize the Deccan Plateau
Drought-free in Maharashtra – six small villages, one big lesson
Awareness and community-level action are key to the success of any initiative; these six villages in Maharashtra are testimony to that. priyad posted 8 years 7 months ago

Maharashtra is reeling under a drought – one of the worst in the last 40 years. The state declared drought in 125 out of 358 talukas during kharif 2012-13, and then declared water scarcity in 3,905 villages in rabi 2012-13.

Satchiwadi village used less groundwater this year
Course on ecosystem based disaster risk reduction, WOTR, Sangamner, Maharashtra, February 4-8, 2013 - Register by January 27, 2013
Seetha posted 9 years 1 month ago


Watershed Training Centre, Village Darewadi, block, Dist. Sangamner, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

WMG invites applications for Coordinators and Livelihoods Program Manager, Panchgani, Maharashtra
content-team posted 10 years 4 months ago


Watershed Management Group (WMG) has opened its doors near Panchgani, Maharashtra in western India where it has partnered with a local organization, Grampari, to provide health and environment services to rural communities. Grampari conducts livelihood and local governance programs such as skills development and entrepreneurship training.

WMG and Grampari are jointly developing several programs including sanitation & hygiene and community-based watershed management.

Grampari is looking for various jobs at Panchgani, Maharashtra
content-team posted 10 years 6 months ago

GRAMPARIGrameen Pariyavaren Kendra (Grampari) is a programme of initiatives of change which, for the last 40 years, has held trainings on values based leadership development in Panchgani, Maharashtra and has enabled people to become powerful agents of change via personal transformation.

We are looking for motivated Marathi speaking people to join our team for the following positions: