Success Stories and Case Studies

Dumping waste effectively
Three environment-friendly ways of disposing of human waste have proven effective in various districts of Chhattisgarh. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 8 months ago
Evapotranspiration community toilet at Shankarnagar, Kumhari (Source: India Water Portal)
Wind turbines impact Western Ghats ecology
Wind farms reduce the number of predatory birds which in turn results in an increase in the density of vertebrates like lizards in Western Ghats. arathi posted 2 years ago
Sarada superba lizard (Pic courtesy: Abi Vanak)
Vidarbha farmer's date with success
Farmer Thangavel tastes success with date farming in the drought-prone region of Vidarbha. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 1 month ago
Thangavel date farm (Source: India Water Portal)
Safe water to fight fluorosis
What Basubai and her children needed to fight fluorosis was access to safe drinking water. arathi posted 2 years 4 months ago
Village woman shows her fluorosis-affected teeth. (Pic courtesy: PSI)
Setting safe sanitation example
Villager builds twin pit latrine and sets example for others on behaviour change and safe sanitation. arathi posted 2 years 4 months ago
Manohar's twin pit latrine gets constructed. (Pic courtesy: PSI)
Village steps up water revival effort
A temple trust revives an ancient stepwell, comes to the rescue of a water-starved village. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 4 months ago
Stepwell in front of Khedamata temple at Modi village. (Source: India Water Portal)
Indore retains its cleanest city tag
Indore became the cleanest city in India for the second time in a row, thanks to the untiring efforts of its municipal corporation and residents. A video tells the success story. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 5 months ago
Clean road near Pardesipura, Indore. (Source: India Water Portal)
Arsenic-affected village gets water after two decades
Kaudikasa village’s two decades of struggle with arsenic contamination in drinking water ends with a new government scheme. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 8 months ago
Yuvraj Singh, a former sarpanch of Kaudikasa near the tube well reported to have the highest level of arsenic contamination.
How Kakaddara village won water cup
The video tells us the success story of Kakaddara village that won the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup-2017 by efficiently managing its water. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 9 months ago
A farm pond in Kakaddara.
Alternative Futures: India Unshackled
A remarkable, first-ever collection of 35 essays on India’s future, by a diverse set of authors – activists, researchers, media practitioners. priyad posted 2 years 10 months ago
Alternative Futures: India Unshackled