YSR (Kadapa) District

TN suffers the worst north-east monsoon in 140 years
News this week Posted on 16 Jan, 2017 11:50 AM

Tamil Nadu declares drought

TN farmers in the midst of a crisis. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Red Hills reservoir leaks Chennai's water supply!
News this week: Chennai's Red Hills reservoir is leaking water; quantum of uranium in 'Thummalapalle' groundwater poses no threat to people; Kerala has the cleanest Anganwadi toilets. Posted on 10 Feb, 2014 04:49 PM

Chennai's drinking water seeps down the drain

A reservoir in Tamil Nadu (Source: Wikipedia)
Harvesting and using roof-top rainwater - Part 2
Are the filters used for rainwater harvesting easy to maintain? More importantly, how efficient are they in terms of minimising the waste water that flows out? Posted on 22 Jun, 2013 05:18 PM

This short note is a sequel to my earlier article which analysed the functioning and performance of my Roof-top Rainwater System using Rainy filter. While the earlier article narrated my initial observations on using the Rainy FL-100 filt

National conference on “Contextual changes in Indian slums - A critical analysis” – VISION (NGOs Network), 29th – 30th May, 2011, Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh)
Posted on 23 Mar, 2011 03:27 PM

VISIONOrganizer: VISION (NGOs Network)

Venue: Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh


  • Urban Slums Networking – Transcending poverty with innovative water & environmental sanitation paradigm
  • Indian Slums: Issues and challenges – Case studies and coping strategies
National Conference on Contexual changes in Indian Slums – A Critical Analysis, 17th - 18th April 2011, Kadapa
Posted on 25 Jan, 2011 05:07 PM

VisionOrganizer: Voluntary Initiative Services In Our Neighbourhood

Venue: Kadapa


India's urban population is increasing at a much faster rate than its total population. India will have 41 percent of its population living in cities and towns by 2030 from the present 28 percent. According to Registrar General of India there are 81 million urban poor in India. Nearly 49,000 slums continue to blight the urban landscape forcing lakhs of people to live in pathetic conditions.

The Andhra Pradesh farmer managed groundwater system project
Several thousand farmers voluntarily takes number of steps to reduce groundwater pumping, to overcome groundwater depletion without sacrificing on returns, while still improving overall efficiency Posted on 14 May, 2009 12:23 PM

The Andhra Pradesh Farmer Managed Groundwater System (APFAMGS) project is an enabling intervention for managing groundwater depletion through voluntary self regulation. The project has demonstrated its impact in 7 districts of Andhra Pradesh spread over 650 villages, on a significant scale. Read more