People and Organisations

Fishing village goes plastic free
Muhamma cloth bags replaces plastic bags, sets an example for sustainable tourism. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
Plastic collected from the Vembanad lake.
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.
World Water Day- Prioritising water security for a sustainable future
United Breweries commits to conserving water on World Water Day priyad posted 3 years 8 months ago
A lake rejuvenated by United Breweries in Palakkad, Kerala
No more thirst
A women led initiative ensures access to water in Punawli Kalan village of Jhansi priyad posted 3 years 8 months ago
Water tank in Punawli Kalan village, Jhansi
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
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)
A watered-down scheme
The new urban water supply scheme in Madhya Pradesh that encourages private sector participation is replete with lacunae, according to an NGO that studied the scheme. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 9 months ago
Source:India Water Portal
The search for a shelter
The sorry state of urban slums are testimony to poorly implemented policies for the rehabilitation of migrants. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 9 months ago
Residents struggle for a pot of drinking water at Bhuri Tekri, Indore.
They said it!
During a dismal year that spelt doom for the conservation of the country’s natural resources, some politicians made headlines with their bizarre ideas and statements. Here’s a roundup. Swati Bansal posted 3 years 9 months ago
Ken river that flows through Panna Tiger Reserve. (Source: K Gagan, Wikimedia Commons)
The doer from the Thar
There are many unsung heroes amidst us who go about their good work silently. Chattar Singh is one such hero who has revived traditional water management system of the parched Jaisalmer villages. Manu Moudgil posted 3 years 10 months ago
Despite all the great work, Chattar Singh's demeanour remains unassuming. Source: Farhad Contractor