People and Organisations

Call for Nominations: Bhagirath Prayaas Samman & Shri Anupam Mishra Memorial Medal 2017
Bhagirath Prayaas Samman constituted in 2014, is an attempt to recognize inspiring, outstanding, sustained efforts of river warriors towards protection and conservation of India’s rivers. Swati Bansal posted 3 years 3 months ago
Mangroves: The green coast guard
Mangroves in the country are under threat from rapid development. A video tells us how investing in nature can reverse this ecological crisis. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 3 months ago
Mangrove nursery (Source: India Water Portal)
WOTR wins international award
Transforming barren lands to lush green landscape is one of the many works of WOTR that won them the Land for Life Award 2017 from the United Nations Convention on Combating Desertification. arathi posted 3 years 3 months ago
Kachner Tanda. (Source: WOTR)
Floating national park calls for help
Loktak lake is more than just a waterbody and treating it as a reservoir doesn't do justice to this natural wonder. A video tells you why. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 4 months ago
Loktak lake (Source: India Water Portal)
The good clams of Ashtamudi
Thanks to the timely intervention of fishermen who adopted sustainable fishing practices, the clam population in the Ashtamudi was saved from total depletion. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 4 months ago
(Source:Ken Hammond, Wikimedia)
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)
Can we save our farmers?
The economic condition of farmers is getting progressively worse resulting in increasing number of farmer suicides. Here's a look at possible solutions. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 5 months ago
A devastated farmer Kalu Ram Nishad of Mohamara village. (Pic:India Water Portal)
A village becomes water rich
How restoration of traditional ponds, rainwater harvesting and wastewater treatment saved a village from water scarcity. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
A johad after restoration.
E-Water Harmoniser: A natural water softener
A natural water softener to soften hard water that can be used in industries, households, agriculture and lake cleaning. Anonymous (not verified) posted 3 years 6 months ago
Natural water softener/conditioner - E-Water Harmoniser
Looting water for fun
Hyderabad sources water for most of its amusements and recreation from villages nearby, depleting groundwater and creating water shortage for the villagers. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago