Droughts and Floods

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December 27, 2019 This compendium by Dr Mihir Kumar Maitra answers all questions that will be of great use to practitioners engaged in both engineering and management aspects of watershed management in the field.
December 26, 2019 Policy matters this week
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December 11, 2019 A study calls for solutions that can benefit farmers and the environment and positively impact India's nutrition indicators.
December 6, 2019 A report by the India Rivers Forum highlights the need to focus further than the main stem of the Ganga river.
"People living inside the Kosi embankment get little or no government help that is why we have been doing this jugaad for years during the flood season".
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
News this week
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 4 weeks ago
Floods in Bihar create havoc with 2.88 lakh people being affected. 9,845 people have been evacuated from the region and sent to relief camps.
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 4 weeks ago
Locals take refuge on the embankments as flood waters enter the new areas in the state and government is yet to provide help.
Swati Bansal posted 3 months ago
Incessant rains in Terai region of Bihar and Nepal causes floods in North Bihar as many rivers rise above the danger mark.
Swati Bansal posted 3 months ago
As flood situation hits the state, the government is working towards taking people to safer places and preparing itself for the rescue efforts.
Swati Bansal posted 3 months ago
This year, along with working at the grass root level to deal with floods, the Bihar government is also focussing on the full use of state-of-the-art technologies.
Swati Bansal posted 3 months 1 week ago
News this week
Swati Bansal posted 3 months 1 week ago
As fear of flood looms over Bihar, the state government has launched the campaign #HelloWRD for people to reach out to them if they observe any embankment breach or crack in their area.
Swati Bansal posted 3 months 1 week ago
Gram Vikas stepped up to ensure access to adequate food and to strengthen dignified income-earning opportunities for the most vulnerable households.
Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago