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Understanding Atal Bhujal Yojana through the program guidelines
The program envisages promoting panchayat led groundwater management and behavioural change with a primary focus on demand-side management. Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months ago

Groundwater fulfills the drinking water requirements of nearly 85% and 50% of the rural and urban Indian population, respectively. 65% of the total irrigated area utilizes groundwater. It also caters to the water needs of the industrial sector in India.

Community participation is expected to facilitate bottom-up groundwater planning process to improve the effectiveness of public financing and align implementation of various government programs on groundwater in the participating states (Image: Water Alternatives, Flickr Commons)
ACWADAM's online foundation course on groundwater management
Given the COVID-19 crisis and travel restrictions, ACWADAM will continue in its conduct of the foundation course on groundwater through an adapted online version. Swati Bansal posted 10 months 1 week ago

The timetable of the event has been attached below.

Developing an effective participatory groundwater monitoring program at village level
Issues in groundwater management and recharge have been dealt with in a series of booklets as a part of the MARVI project. Amita Bhaduri posted 11 months 4 weeks ago

The ‘Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater Use through Village-level Intervention’ (MARVI) project is being undertaken since February 2012 with the overall aim to improve the security of irrigation water supplies and enhance livelihood opportunities for rural communities in India.

One of the Bhujal Jankaars measuring groundwater levels manually (Image: Basant Maheshwari)
Basics of COVID-19 by Sphere India COVID-19 Academy
An online platform that aims to build capacities of volunteers and outreach workers across India on a range of orientation and technical sessions related to COVID-19 response. Swati Bansal posted 1 year 1 month ago

About the course:

The COVID-19 Academy is a joint initiative of NDMA, UNICEF, WHO and Sphere India. It is an online platform that aims to build capacities of volunteers and outreach workers across India on a range of orientation and technical sessions related to COVID-19 response.

Content Library: Groundwater management
A comprehensive library of video content on Participatory GroundWater Management amrthak posted 1 year 3 months ago

Participatory GroundWater Management (PGWM) - at its core believes in weaving together scientific and traditional groundwater management methods and making communities the champion of their water resources. 

Women drawing water from a beri (Image: IWP Flickr)
Training course on Data Analysis, Visualization and Interpretation
The four day training programme organised by Water and Livelihood Foundation is a basic skills course for NGOs in the water and related sectors. Swati Bansal posted 1 year 6 months ago

Objectives of the course:

To equip the participants with essential techniques of data analysis using simple graphical, deterministic and statistical tools.

Course content:

Techniques and methods of handling following types of data encountered frequently by NGO workers:

GIS and Remote Sensing Workshop on Natural Resource Management
Udaipur, 10th to 14th October 2019 priyad posted 1 year 7 months ago

Spatial and temporal information of agriculture, forest, topography, land use change, climate and socio-economic factors are very useful in the planning and implementation of Natural Resource Management (NRM) programs.

Advanced Training for Design Engineers on Faecal Sludge Management at CASS, Bengaluru
The five days are designed and packed with various knowledge and experience sharing sessions from both national and international experts. (not verified) posted 2 years ago

CDD Society is conducting an Advanced Training for Design Engineers on Faecal Sludge Management at CASS, Bangalore from 15th to 19th July, 2019. This training will disseminate engineering and technical knowledge related to the design and operations of various types of faecal sludge treatment technologies suitable to Indian contexts.

The Birdman of Chorao
The documentary, Birdman of Chorao tells the story of Uday Mandrekar’s selfless efforts in protecting the mangroves in Chorao. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 5 months ago

Uday Mandrekar (40) is a popular boatman on the Chorao island of Goa. He is known for his formidable knowledge on birds in the area so much so that he is often referred to as the bird man of Chorao. He is a private boatman and a tourist guide who can take you deep into the mangroves and waterways of the island.

Uday Mandrekar (Source: Shashank Bhosale)
Training Program on Implemeting and Operationalizing Faecal Sludge Management by CASS, Bangalore
Learn to implement a business model, visit an existing FSTP and interact with contractors in a state of the art training program by internationally renowned resource persons. (not verified) posted 2 years 5 months ago

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