Interviews

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 1 year 11 months ago
Uday Mandrekar (Source: Shashank Bhosale)
The tragic tale of Erai
The polluted Erai river needs to be restored before it completely dies and leaves the people dependent on it searching for drinking water. makarandpurohit posted 2 years ago
The Erai river (Source: India Water Portal)
Vidarbha farmer's date with success
Farmer Thangavel tastes success with date farming in the drought-prone region of Vidarbha. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 1 month ago
Thangavel date farm (Source: India Water Portal)
To Sir, with love and belief
Dr G.D. Agarwal fought to protect the river Ganga till his last breath. arathi posted 2 years 1 month ago
Dr G.D. Agarwal (Pic by Sidwanshu Kumar)
Jaundice grips Raipur
Faulty pipelines and lack of proper sewage treatment plants are some of the causes of increasing jaundice cases in Raipur. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 2 months ago
A view of the Shakti Nagar slum area in Raipur. (Source: India Water Portal)
Village steps up water revival effort
A temple trust revives an ancient stepwell, comes to the rescue of a water-starved village. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 4 months ago
Stepwell in front of Khedamata temple at Modi village. (Source: India Water Portal)
Teesta: Stuck between conflict and cooperation
The ongoing conflict between India and Bangladesh over the Teesta is political with little to do with the river itself. Is there any hope for the river? aartikelkar posted 2 years 5 months ago
The Teesta, upstream of the Gajaldoba barrage in West Bengal. (Image Source: Gauri Noolkar-Oak)
Not enough water, villagers look for solution
Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district has been facing severe water shortage for a while now. Rainwater harvesting could be a solution to this. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 6 months ago
Women of Bagledi struggle to get a pot of drinking water from one of the four stand posts.(Pics: India Water Portal)
Where the mind is without fear
Phoolbasan Yadav’s journey towards empowering women in Chhattisgarh is an inspiring one. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 6 months ago
Phoolbasan Yadav (right) receives Padmshree from President Pratibha Patil in 2012.
Power play chokes Korba
The video tells the story of residents of Korba and nearby villages who are affected by the fly ash from power plants which makes Korba the fifth critically polluted area in the country. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 7 months ago
Fly-ash dust at CSEB thermal power plant in Korba.