People and Organisations

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)
Can villages be made drought-free in 45 days?
Here's a look at the misleading framework of drought eradication adopted in Water Cup competition by Paani Foundation and its shortcomings. Eshwer Kale posted 2 years ago
Actor Aaamir Khan with Paani Foundation team.
SAFE solution to Kalikapur's water problem
While potable water dispensing units provided under WASH has come as a boon to Kalikapur slum residents, they struggle to meet other water needs due to lack of piped water. arathi posted 2 years ago
Nila Shaw collects water from the ADU. (Photo by Gurvinder Singh)
NRDWP: Poor show by Odisha
A CAG audit finds out an ineffective implementation of rural drinking water schemes in Odisha with the least covered and quality-affected habitations ignored. arathi posted 2 years 1 month ago
The implementation of the rural drinking water programme in Odisha has many deficiencies. (Photo: IWP flickr photo)
‘Organic farming brought huge profit for me’
Farmer Renupada has taken it up as a mission to make more farms organic by training fellow farmers on the sustainable practice. arathi posted 2 years 1 month ago
Renupada Bagdi in front of his thatched house. (Photo: Gurvinder Singh)
New centre to help farmers become climate resilient
The centre will focus on real-time structured surveillance for insect-pests and diseases using GPS-tagging techniques. arathi posted 2 years 1 month ago
The centre will provide advanced information and tools to increase farmer resilience to climate change. (Photo: IWP flickr photos)
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)
State of drinking water supply schemes in Rajasthan
The CAG’s performance audit on Rajasthan observes various deficiencies in the implementation of drinking water supply schemes. arathi posted 2 years 1 month ago
Water schemes are not planned properly affecting their performance in Rajasthan. (Photo: IWP flickr photos)
The Mahanadi tussle: Why Chhattisgarh and Odisha spar
A video provides an overview of the water conflict between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the Mahanadi. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 3 months ago
The Hirakud dam on the Mahanadi (Source: India Water Portal)
How industries ruined Ratlam’s groundwater
Toxic industrial waste has polluted groundwater in Ratlam. Residents wait for action from authorities. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 4 months ago
Women pump contaminated water from the hand pump at Bajankheda. (Source: India Water Portal)