Conservation - Reducing Water Usage
Water governance standard and certification system – An answer to the water problems of agrarian Indiaposted 2 months 4 weeks ago
Water, belongs to everyone, managed by no one
While watching a film on WOTR’s Water Stewardship efforts, “Paani Kaarbhari – Water Stewards”, that won the Ministry of Jal Shakti's ‘Water Heroes: Share Your Stories’ contest1, we came across the wise words of a village woman who says “Water does not belong to one person, it belongs to everyone”.
Decentralization is the transfer of powers and responsibilities from the central government to the elected authorities at the subnational level.
“Everything is connected”. I watched a docuseries named “Connected: the hidden science of everything” where a journalist named Latif Nasser investigates how we and the universe are connected. After watching this docuseries, I thought about it and tried gathering pieces of evidence regarding this connectivity around me over the past one year.
Dahanu, an ecologically fragile area about 120 km from Mumbai, in Maharashtra’s Palghar district witnessed massive protests in 2019. Over 59 gram panchayats were opposing the land diversion to high-tech infrastructure projects.
Agricultural stagnation and inefficient irrigation systems
Agriculture continues to be an important sector for the Indian economy and for food security with more than half of the workforce being employed in agricultural activities. Greater use of improved crop varieties, irrigation and fertilisers have contributed to major improvements in crop yields in India.
Why don't you encourage building check dams in the villages by Public Private Partnership which will resolve the water scarcity problem in the villages of Gujarat. Mr. Mansukhbhai Suvagiya of Jalkranti Trust Rajkot is ready to work for the check dam but not getting support from the Govt. of India.
The rising water crisis in India
Linkages between water security and socio-economic growth