Droughts and Floods
Raging floods swarming great expanses have been a common occurrence in the 21st century in South Asia.
75 percent districts in India are hotspots of extreme climate events: Report
NGT seeks report on the need for clearance of inland waterway projects in Ganga
The parched land of great Indian Thar desert stands out invariably for its hue and colours. And the communities from one of the harshest regions in the country continue to show their remarkable pliability to calibrate with the demographic difficulties and still bring out the most from the available resources!
Climate change has been a popular buzzword for the last two decades in the international policy arena, stimulating multitude of ideas and a few action commitments at different levels of governments.
Climate change is leading to rise in extreme events world over, and developing countries such as India have been experiencing not only higher death rates but also greater economic impacts due to natural hazards.
Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan had a low impact in making Maharashtra drought free: CAG
Punjab no.1 in overexploitation of groundwater
Harpur Bochha is a village in Vidyapatinagar block of Samastipur district of Bihar. The village, which has a population of about 11.5 thousand people and 2349 houses, remained inundated with rain and floodwater throughout the year followed by waterlogging.