Starting May 15, 2022 Mamatha from Andhra Pradesh, and Rameshwar from Maharashtra, equipped with a mobile phone and a measuring tape, will be joining several others heading to their fields and neighbouring villages to measure wells.
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Out of 9.45 lakh water bodies identified, 18,691 encroached upon, informs Jal Shakti Ministry
Delhi is facing the risk of land subsidence. And uncontrolled and illegal groundwater extraction is to blame!
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The word Kachch is derived from the Gujarati word ‘Kachha’, meaning tortoise, from which the drought-prone district of Kutch gets i
Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022: Centre notifies guidelines on EPR for plastic packaging
Meghalaya exemplifies participation at scale and community empowerment in participatory water projects