Satara District

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. Posted on 10 Apr, 2017 05:12 PM

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 Posted on 19 Aug, 2014 12:43 PM

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. Posted on 01 Apr, 2014 04:51 PM

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. Posted on 10 Jun, 2013 02:09 PM

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
Posted on 22 Nov, 2012 10:19 AM


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

WMG invites applications for Coordinators and Livelihoods Program Manager, Panchgani, Maharashtra
Posted on 04 Sep, 2011 11:35 AM


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
Posted on 04 Jul, 2011 01:13 PM

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: