Washim District

  • In his late 30s, Nilesh Heda is a renowned expert on issues related to fishing communities and wetland ecology. While doing his PhD on fish diversity, he worked with the fishing communities in Vidarbha in Maharashtra. He is currently heading an NGO, Samvardhan in Maharashtra's Washim district, that ...
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  • Rajasthan's drinking water most contaminated1.09 crore people or more than 25,000 rural habitations in Rajasthan drink biologically or chemically contaminated water, says a report of the Ministry of Water Resources. Assam and Bihar are next in line with 12,879 and 10, 587 rural habitations affected ...
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Inland fishermen are fast disappearing. With inshore fishing picking up pace in India, this community needs to be saved.

In his late 30s, Nilesh Heda is a renowned expert on issues related to fishing communities and wetland ecology. While doing his PhD on fish diversity, he worked with the fishing communities in Vidarbha in Maharashtra. He is currently heading an NGO, Samvardhan in Maharashtra's Washim district, that works on holistic approach to conservation of natural resources. He is currently focusing on establishing a chain of cooperative societies and River Study Groups (RSGs) to support fishing communities.

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