South Sikkim District

  • Climate change poses a threat to all. Be it forests, water or agriculture- it affects everything. India's Northeast, particularly, has witnessed a great deal of this impact. Sikkim, the physical bridge between the Northeast and mainland India, is also bearing the brunt of climate change in a myriad ...
    Usha Dewaniposted 6 years 1 week agoread more
  • As a run up to World Water Day 2014, India Water Portal conducted a Grassroots Comics workshop with Field Facilitators, Barefoot Engineers and other field workers of the Dhara Vikas Programme. The Programme is an initiative of the Government of Sikkim through its Rural Management and Development Dep...
    Usha Dewaniposted 6 years 1 week agoread more
  • Gender influences access to water to a high degree throughout the world, a fact recognised in the Dublin Principles but how does topography influence this access? This study detailed in this post aims to find the answer to this question.The study draws upon unstructured interviews that focused ...
    chicuposted 6 years 1 month agoread more
  • Sikkim village revives lake that lay dry for 25 yearsUsing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarentee Scheme, the villagers of Namthang block in Sikkim have revived the Nagi lake that went dry 25 years ago. People, under the banner of Nagi Karek Gram Panchayat Unit, redirected spring wat...
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  • India strengthens its ties with ChinaThe two countries sign a new agreement strengthening their relationship on trans-border rivers. China assures facilitating exchange of flood data and eases India's concern over new dams on Brahmaputra.Creating national regulator for green nod not possible, tells ...
    swatiposted 6 years 5 months agoread more
  • Hello,We want to start a mineral water plant in Ravangla-Barfung Busty,South Sikkim with minimum investment.Need detailed information about the RO system, bottling and packaging, ISI and BIS certification, and machinery details. My contact numbers are - 0867242125 / 9647637587Thanks & Regards
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Climate change is causing heavy, brief rain spells in many parts of the world. Rain-shadowed South Sikkim is bearing the brunt of it in Northeast India. The video shows how the people are adapting.

Climate change poses a threat to all. Be it forests, water or agriculture- it affects everything. India's Northeast, particularly, has witnessed a great deal of this impact. Sikkim, the physical bridge between the Northeast and mainland India, is also bearing the brunt of climate change in a myriad ways with agriculture and water bearing the most pronounced repercussions.

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Local jokes, dialogues and narratives from issues of community quarrels over water tanks to rainwater harvesting came alive in a Grassroots Comics workshop in Sikkim to mark World Water Day.

As a run up to World Water Day 2014, India Water Portal conducted a Grassroots Comics workshop with Field Facilitators, Barefoot Engineers and other field workers of the Dhara Vikas Programme. The Programme is an initiative of the Government of Sikkim through its Rural Management and Development Department to conserve and develop the state’s water resources, especially focusing on the revival of springs.

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Women have always had an important role in water management. A study in South Sikkim aims to find out if topography, in addition to gender, influences access to water.

Gender influences access to water to a high degree throughout the world, a fact recognised in the Dublin Principles but how does topography influence this access? This study detailed in this post aims to find the answer to this question.

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News this week: Sikkim villagers revive lake, power production from Kudankulam nuclear plant begins and solar micro-grid project to come up in Bihar.

Sikkim village revives lake that lay dry for 25 years

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India strengthens its ties with China

The two countries sign a new agreement strengthening their relationship on trans-border rivers. China assures facilitating exchange of flood data and eases India's concern over new dams on Brahmaputra.

Creating national regulator for green nod not possible, tells govt to SC

Hello,

We want to start a mineral water plant in Ravangla-Barfung Busty,South Sikkim with minimum investment.

Need detailed information about the RO system, bottling and packaging, ISI and BIS certification, and machinery details. My contact numbers are - 0867242125 / 9647637587

Thanks & Regards

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