Governance

  • Forwarded to the Portal by: Avijit Dey, Plan International The following is a report on Plan International's current intervention in the Bihar Flood Situation. The report was received on 12th September 2008.Name of Organisation: Plan IndiaAddress: E-12 Kailash Colony, New DelhiPhone No. 46558484 Fax...
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  •  A list of new books that are currently available and related information is presented.THE BLUE COVENANT The Global Water Crisis & the Coming Battle for the Right to Water Author: Maude Barlow BLUE COVENANT, The Sequel to Blue Gold, the earlier international bestseller, describes a powerful...
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  • Educational options Limitless educational opportunities exist in the water sector. . These educational options are generally multidisciplinary and encompass diverse fields such as environmental science, engineering, media, law, policy, planning, and many more. Universities under the science stream...
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  •   The World Bank as a Knowledge Producer: How the Bank Uses Flawed Processes to Generate Unsound Knowledge for Promoting Disastrous Policies BookThis study examines the World Bank's role as a knowledge producer in context of the water sector in India. The book takes a long hard look at the Bank...
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  • The report ( current as on 13th September, 2008 ) provides a concise overview of the daily flood situation, action taken so far and provides detailed statistics on the issue. The report also includes meteorological forecasts and analysis of current and possible flood situations in the different area...
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  • The Coca-Cola Company is committed to the good health and well being of communities around the world. One vital way that our Company is contributing to communities is through our water stewardship programs. Water, our most critical ingredient, is fast becoming one of the world's most pressing globa...
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  • Two documents giving the details of the mega camps and other relief camps that are being run by the Government. Thanks to Eklavya Prasad of Megh Pyne Abhiyan for forwarding these documents.Distric Specific Mega camps Relief centres in flood affected areas-2Thanks to Mr. Arumugam Kalimuthu of Pl...
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  • Among lot of other data it gives the current government estimate of affected people (40lakh people, from 2350 affected villages, in 16 districts of Bihar, with the  number of deaths as 87). There is a district-wise breakup. Information about food and other material and cash being...
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  • A very interesting thread has been initiated on the Discussion Forum on the Portal by Bob Eibl. The post in question is reproduced here: If the India Water Portal is serious about water conservation ,recycling and groundwater quality one must ask a serious question: Why are all the laundry powder an...
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  • I would like to volunteer… I can do field work as well as admin work… I am a post graduate student… I am based in Delhi Please advise Neha Negi, neha.negi@gmail.com ===============  Would you like to offer your services for volunteering ? Leave a comment here : https://www.indiawaterport...
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  • Courtesy: biharfloodrelief2008.blogspot.com Bihar flood relief is tracking the work of some Bihar based groups working on flood rescue and relief currently in the area around Forbesgunj in Araria district. They have been involved in flood rescue and relief work in the previous year too. The de...
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  • Dr. Jagannath Mishra, former Chief Minister of Bihar, has given a pathetic description of floods in Bihar. He said that "Nobody from the government has gone to Saharsa so far. If the people in Saharsa are surviving, they must be saying that we are engulfed in water since ten days and nobody is there...
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  • Key Features: Reviews the risks of inter-basin water transfers warns of critical disadvantages with India's proposed ILR plan offers viable less-risky solutions for water resource development. Inter-basin water transfers are complex human interventions on natural systems that can have pr...
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  • All is not well with the High Level Expert Group (HLEG) constituted on an order of the Government of India to determine the flow required to keep the Bhagirathi river 'alive and to ensure perennial environmental flow in the river'. It may be recalled that on June 30, 2008 the Government of India com...
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  • About the Report: The flood situation report has been a joint effort of Megh Pyne Abhiyan's (literally clouds' water campaign, involving people around the issue of water and livelihood, and a functional network of grassroots organizations) partners - Gramyasheel, Supaul; Kosi Seva Sadan, Saharsa; Sa...
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  • Orans are local micro bio-diversity reserves- community conserved areas (CCAs) harboring the shrine of a local goddess or deity. Also known as Dev-banis, these local forests vary in size from a hundred to five hundred bighas (about hundred hectares). Most Orans have sources of water, either small sp...
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  • From V. Kurian Baby, Government of Kerala, ThrissurPosted 8 August 2008Dear members,I am working as District Collector, Thrissur, Kerala. For the total 6-lakh households in the district, we have a total number of 4.5 lakh open/dug wells. As per 2001 census, 71% of the total population of the distric...
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  • Water conservation is an important part of responsible living. Water is a precious resource which is not to be squandered. Fortunately, there are a number of really easy ways to save water without a whole lot of hassle, and some of the best are listed here!In the Kitchen Cut down on water usage in...
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  • From Vijay Krishna, India Water Portal, BangalorePosted 16 July 2008I am Vijay Krishna, manager of India Water Portal, https://www.indiawaterportal.org, a website dedicated to water issues. India Water Portal is an open collaborative platform for compiling and sharing knowledge on the water sector a...
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  • Forwarded to the portal by: Biswanath Sinha, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust Water MOVES is a quarterly published by Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development under a Sir Dorabji Tata Trust supported Water Governance Project. The prime focus of the newsletter is on water governance. The second edition...
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