West Singhbhum District

Thousands ignored while Sardar Sarovar dam fills to capacity
News this week Posted on 10 Sep, 2019 02:50 PM

Sardar Sarovar dam fills up while ignoring thousands in submergence area

Sardar Sarovar Dam via Wikimedia Commons
India Rivers Week 2018: Ganga flow needs improvement
News this week Posted on 27 Nov, 2018 11:57 AM

Government focusing on Ganga clean-up and not its rejuvenation: Environmentalists

The Ganga at Garhmukteshwar (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Asia is at high risk of flooding: Report
News this week Posted on 18 Jul, 2017 12:25 PM

Asia has the highest number of people exposed to flooding: Report

A woman wades through a flooded road. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
A non-violent anti-dam protest wins!
Unity, persistence, and non-violence are but a few lessons that we can learn from the successful Koel Karo anti-dam protest in Jharkhand. Posted on 27 Nov, 2014 10:21 PM

The Koel Karo Jan Sanghatana was awarded the first Bhagirath Award during the India Rivers Week 2014 for protecting the Koel and the Karo rivers.

The Karo dam site at Lohajimi (Jeevan Kuruvilla)
Assam Government issued notice over dumping of waste in Deepor Beel
Policy matters this week Posted on 28 Oct, 2014 03:09 PM

NGT takes notice of waste dumping in Assam's Deepor Beel

Dumping ground on the banks of Deepor Beel
Supreme Court gets strict with illegal river sand miners
Policy matters this week Posted on 15 Sep, 2014 09:25 PM

SC gets strict with illegal river sand miners

Sand mining in the Narmada valley
Water conservation in industry - A case study of ACC Chaibasa Cement Works Limited
This presentation describes the work of ACC Chaibasa Cement Works Limited, in conserving water in its industrial processes. Posted on 17 Nov, 2009 03:53 PM

 This has been carried out through strengthening its water monitoring system by installation of water meters at source points, recycling of effluent of reject pit discharge to abandoned mine pit, zero effluent discharge by providing sedimentation tanks and re-utilisation of effluent. Apart from water, work was also done on reducing Greenhouse gas emissions.