Interviews

‘Recycling is the answer to India’s water woes’
Water expert Dr Sharad Jain believes that unless India adopts recycling of water in an organised manner, the country will soon become water scarce. arathi posted 3 years 4 months ago
Recycling of water is the way forward. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Every drop that matters!
A short film provides insight into the water sector situation in the Marathwada region in Maharashtra. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 5 months ago
Jivrekha river, Akoladev (Source:Dilasa)
Problems of mine: When coal threatens Raigarh
From increasing health issues among residents to declining forest produce, coal mining in Chhattisgarh has devastating outcomes. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 8 months ago
A villager looks at the changing landscape due to coal mines at Kosampalli village in Raigarh.
Water worried no more
The residents of Yavatmal come together to solve their drinking water problem. With crowdfunding to aid their effort, the result is inspiring. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 8 months ago
Nilona dam, Yavatmal
Waging the war within
Sexism is as glaring in development sector as it is in any other professional field. Feminist activist Nandini Rao says both causes cannot be mutually exclusive for the development to be holistic. chicu posted 3 years 8 months ago
Nandini Rao
‘Our target is to reach 90 million farmers by 2020’
Indian Meteorological Department is focusing on agriculture-related advisories through network expansion. Manu Moudgil posted 3 years 8 months ago
A farm in Madhya Pradesh during monsoon. Source: Rajarshi Mitra/Wikimedia Commons
Maharashtra goes Doha for water
How the Doha model of groundwater recharge saved the livelihoods of farmers in Maharashtra. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 9 months ago
A Doha canal at Rajini village. (Source:Dilasa)
‘Have a selfish interest in environment’
Lawyer Ritwick Dutta says we need to understand how minor changes in environment governance impact our lives in big ways. Manu Moudgil posted 3 years 11 months ago
Ritwick Dutta (left) receives the Bhagirath Prayas Samman at India Rivers' Week.
Saving the Ganga, one step at a time
A walk along the Ganga is all it takes to get a better perspective on the river and its deteriorating ecosystem. Here’s an attempt at it. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 11 months ago
Siddharth Agarwal (Photo credit-Siddharth Agarwal)
Breathing life into Baitarani
The river basin of Baitarani is facing many challenges in these changing times. Initiatives are on to protect it. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 11 months ago
Pranab Choudhury