Interviews

Sailing the ocean to save marine life
Our oceans are facing a bleak future. Captain Siddharth Chakravarty speaks about his work in controlling poaching, pollution and other criminal activities at sea chicu posted 4 years 5 months ago
Captain Siddharth Chakravarty with the illegal driftnets confiscated by Sea Shepherd during Operation Driftnet (Photo source: Sea Shepherd)
Israel 'hand-makes' more than 50% of its water!
Technologies are magic, and Israel has been creating such magic since 1964. India Water Portal speaks to Uri Schor, the Spokesman of the Israeli Water Authority to understand this. Swati Bansal posted 4 years 7 months ago
Israeli Pavilion at India Water Week 2016 (Source: Israel Embassy, New Delhi)
Water lessons from a ‘desert’ nation
Israel, a parched land, has transformed itself into a water sufficient nation thanks to an innovative approach to water management. Can India pick up a few tips? sabitakaushal posted 4 years 7 months ago
Israeli Pavilion at India Water Week 2016 (Source: Israel Embassy, New Delhi)
Letting rivers flow in Nepal
Nepal, like India, is just learning of environmental flow releases. Dr.Hari Shrestha speaks of the efforts being made to increase awareness about healthy rivers in the country chicu posted 4 years 8 months ago
Prof. Hari Shreshta works towards creating awareness about environmental flows in Nepal
The Yamuna, a song, and a dance
The AoL has claimed that its cultural extravaganza brought attention to the Yamuna rather than destroy it. But there is a difference between cleaning a river and restoring floodplains. Swati Bansal posted 4 years 8 months ago
Front view of the giant stage under construction as of February 20, 2016 (Source: Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan)
Water is more than a job for them
Celebrations for World Water Day 2016 in Nagaon, Assam personify passion by honouring grassroots water-workers for their thankless efforts. Usha Dewani posted 4 years 8 months ago
Contribution of water sector workers at the grassroots level goes unrecognised very often
Think livelihoods, not only jobs
Parineeta Dandekar of SANDRP speaks to India Water Portal about how healthy rivers--and not dams--are the best employment guarantees around. chicu posted 4 years 8 months ago
Two men fish from a small rowboat on the placid Ramganga near Harewali
Toilet subsidy is not the answer to sanitation problems
Deepak Sanan, one of the flag bearers of community led total sanitation (CLTS), believes that collective behaviour change works more than individual grants. Himachal Pradesh is a case in point. Manu Moudgil posted 4 years 8 months ago
A public toilet in Shimla
Water for Profit: Experiences from America and India
Privatisation of water services has resulted in raised costs, poor quality and unreliable service--not just in India but around the world. The film tells India's and America's story. makarandpurohit posted 4 years 9 months ago
NMC Employees Union and residents of Nagpur protest water privatisation
Preparing for the Ujjain Simhastha Kumbh Mela
How is the MP government going to handle the water, sanitation and solid waste issues at the Mela? Diwakar Natu, Chairman of the Mela Authority talks to India Water Portal. makarandpurohit posted 4 years 9 months ago
Diwakar Natu, Chairman of Simhastha Fair Authority