Groundwater

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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 18, 2019 A study from Gujarat finds that micro-irrigation combined with metered power led to a reduction in uncontrolled groundwater extraction by farmers.
December 13, 2019 A study highlights the need to scale down the export of rice, maize, buffalo meat and other items to conserve groundwater in India.
December 11, 2019 Policy matters this week
December 4, 2019 The 2015­-2018 drought, the longest, but less severe of droughts experienced by India raises alarm on the negative effects of future droughts on water security in the country.
The time for quick fixes is over; a comprehensive policy overhaul is urgently needed to impede the juggernaut of Punjab's groundwater depletion.
Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 1 week ago
Continuing to prepare rural communities for the most unprecedented events in Alwar.
Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 1 week ago
There is need to evolve a National Water Policy that establishes a framework and pathway to sustainable, efficient and equitable management of surface and groundwater resources.
aartikelkar posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
An attempt to document the geological features, water potential, and traditional wisdom around them in the Upper Ken basin.
Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
Capacity building and data should not be seen as one-time activities but as a foundation for impactful, sustainable, large scale programmes.
Swati Bansal posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
Rural and urban water crisis in India can be addressed through adaptive changes in current agricultural practices, as per a study in Maharashtra by the Indian School of Business.
Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
An initiative by the students of Oasis International School, Bengaluru, focuses on water conservation and management, while also developing universal values like empathy, gratitude, love and respect.
Swati Bansal posted 5 months ago
The time has come to utilize technology to build resilience of communities by training them to strive for better livelihood opportunities where they want to.
Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 1 week ago