Books and Book Reviews
Integrated Power Policy - A framework for people-centric, environment-friendly and a sustainable power policy - A book by Shankar SharmaPosted on 29 Dec, 2012 11:57 AM
The primary objectives of this book are:
Conservation across landscapes: A study of the various mechanisms of biodiversity conservation in IndiaPosted on 28 Dec, 2012 02:38 PM
Chapter 1: Background
Biodiversity conservation has normally followed one of two approaches-
Solid and liquid waste management - Proceedings of the Kerala Environment Congress organised at Thiruvananthapuram, 24th to 26th June 2010Posted on 24 Dec, 2012 04:06 PM
This document published by the Centre for Environment and Development (CED) includes the proceedings of the Kerala Environment Congress 2010 jointly organised by the Centre for Environment and Development (CED), Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Fo
This bilingual book written in Hindi and English appearing side-by-side titled “Bagawat par majboor Mithila ki Kamla nadi” and “Kamla: River and the people on collision course” respectively attempts to study the irrigation and flood control schemes that were taken up in the Kamla basin following independence and depicts how people have been left in a blind alley.
"Kund - Etijyomoyer jaler etijyo" - Bengali translation of Anupam Mishra’s book by Nirupama Adhikari, about the kunds of RajasthanPosted on 19 Sep, 2012 03:20 PM
Rainwater harvesting is the new buzzword for a world wracked by climate change and increasingly limited stores of fresh water. But in rain-starved Rajasthan, communities have been harvesting water for ages.
Dr Anupam Mishra’s booklet , “Kund - Etijyomoyer jaler etijyo”, a Bengali translation of the original in Hindi, describes the ideas and principles that lie behind this legacy of conserving water in an environment bereft of this precious natural resource.
"Lapodia - Ekti drishtanto" - Bengali translation of Anupam Mishra's booklet by Nirupama Adhikary, about the successful efforts of Lapodia village in Jaipur, Rajasthan in harvesting rainwaterPosted on 19 Sep, 2012 02:57 PM
Collective community efforts can help overcome the vagaries of nature and rejuvenate pastures and farms to restore prosperity, says Dr Anupam Mishra in his booklet outlining a case study of Lapodia, a village in Rajasthan.
Transforming rice production with SRI (System of Rice Intensification) knowledge and practice: Reducing agriculture foot print and ensuring food security: A book by T M Thiyagarajan and Biksham GujjaPosted on 01 Aug, 2012 03:56 PM
"Aajao Pukur Aamader" by Nirupama Adhikari - Bengali translation of Anupam Mishra’s book “Aaj Bhi Khare Hain Talaab”Posted on 21 Jul, 2012 09:49 PM
Anupam Mishra is an environmental activist and currently works with the Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi. The inspiring contribution dealing with the indigenous water systems of central India has been translated by Nirupama Adhikari into Bengali.