South West Delhi District

Micro loans, mega gains
MHT helps reduce drudgery of women in a resettlement colony by providing finances for water and sanitation facilities. Posted on 11 Jul, 2018 11:07 AM

Rabia Khatun (45) has been living in the Savda resettlement colony since 2006, the year it was established. All the residents of her previous squatter settlement at Nanglamachi in central Delhi were evicted and resettled at Savda, 50 km away.

MHT organises poor women around habitat issues in a resettlement colony in Delhi. (Pic: India Water Portal)
Centre releases draft of new National Forest Policy
Policy matters this week Posted on 25 Jun, 2016 08:50 AM

Environment ministry releases the draft of India’s new National Forest Policy

A forest area in Sikkim (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Sun, stone and water: Rajon ki baoli, Mehrauli
A hidden subterranean treasure in the wilderness of Mehrauli Archaeological Park, this 'baoli' showcases a stone structure built for water; cool & serene under the hot Delhi sun. Posted on 07 Dec, 2015 09:22 AM

'Rajon ki baoli' also known as 'Rajon-ki-bain

Rajon ki baoil' in Mehrauli Archaeological Park, Delhi (Source: IWP)
Mysore ranks first in Swachh Bharat rankings
News this week Posted on 10 Aug, 2015 09:56 PM

South India performs better in the Swachh Bharat rankings

Mysore tops in Swachh Bharat Rankings (Source: India Water Portal Flickr Photos)
Sikkim achieves 100% sanitation under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan scheme
News this week: Sikkim achieves 100% sanitation; Govt has only 2 months to cover 54.4% of rural India in its drinking water scheme; Maharashtra village gets community rights over dam reservoir. Posted on 17 Feb, 2014 02:21 PM

Sikkim achieves 100% sanitation

Sustainable sanitation
Invitation to a workshop on 'Urban Sanitation: Assessing priorities and options', Centre for Policy Research (CPR) and Centre de Sciences Humaines (CSH), New Delhi
A workshop that seeks to provoke public discussion on issues relating to the development of the city addressing all its facets including its administration, culture, economy, society & politics.
Posted on 17 Sep, 2013 05:44 PM

For details on the workshop, please click here.

Centre for Policy Research (CPR), New Delhi
Water treatment produces irrigation water for local parks: a case study from Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
This article discusses the effort of Vigyan Vijay Foundation, New Delhi, with Vasant Vihar residents in treating wastewater from the locality to produce irrigation water for local parks using DEWATS Posted on 11 May, 2009 03:12 PM

At Delhi, there are dirty waste water rivulets, “nallahs” crisscrossing all localities and adding to the pollutant load of the river Yamuna. The situation is alarming with today’s count of nallahs standing at more than 22 Nos. These urban drains are nature’s creation and are meant to convey storm / rain water from upstream areas to downstream, finally leading to the river.