Changing seasons and diarrhoeal diseases
This study in urban and rural areas of Vellore, Tamil Nadu found that seasonal fluctuations had an effect on water quality and diarrhoeal disease risk. Posted on 19 May, 2016 09:07 AM

Access to safe drinking water and diarrhoeal diseases in India

Water quality, seasonality and diarrhoeal diseases (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Community involvement key to successful water quality interventions
Faulty perceptions of water treatment and a false sense of protection from locally available water sources increased the risk of children to diarrhoeal diseases in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Posted on 20 Sep, 2015 10:07 PM

Recent evidence shows that as high as 95% of diarrheal deaths among children under the age of 5 can be prevented by water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related interventions that include handwashing, proper excreta disposal and most importantly improved water quality.

Water quality and health impacts (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
New crop insurance scheme for Pudukottai, TN
Policy matters this week: Crop scheme for Pudukottai gets govt. approval; Delhi govt. plans to revive defunct RWH system in schools; NGT orders vigil against illegal coastal sand mining. Posted on 10 Feb, 2014 07:06 PM

Pudukottai gets crop insurance scheme to mitigate nature's fury

Villagers planting paddy crops (Source: Wikipedia)
Microfinance for water: How will it work?
An analysis on how micro finance could change the landscape of water based problems that the Indian towns and villages face, at the level of access and distribution. Posted on 04 Nov, 2009 09:09 PM

Lately there have been some conversations about water sector and microfinance, about bringing in microfinance to address water issues like access to clean drinking water, household water distribution and supply, associated problems of sanitation like underground drainage, and utilities.