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October 19, 2020 Embankments in Bihar have failed miserably against flood protection. Take a look at these frequently asked questions (FAQs) as to why they failed and what are the possible solutions to floods in Bihar?
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
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.
Embankments in Bihar have failed miserably against flood protection. Take a look at these frequently asked questions (FAQs) as to why they failed and what are the possible solutions to floods in Bihar?
Swati Bansal posted 1 week 2 days ago
Involving the community in a data framework with the right incentives will have the second-order benefit of the community becoming decision makers with respect to water use.
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 5 days ago
If data was better organized and available for download in more ‘user-friendly’ formats, its utilization would improve manifold.
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 6 days ago
Can we design capabilities to ingest, protect and use water data in ways that amplify value for its users?
Amita Bhaduri posted 4 weeks 1 day ago
United action of locals, wisdom of the village head and MNREGA help to deal with waterlogging in a village in Bihar.
Swati Bansal posted 1 month 1 week ago
Are we wired to make bad decisions and how can a Decision Support Space (DSSpace) facilitate better decision-making about water systems in India?
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
River erosion, so intense, that the whole village is in danger. As the government’s help seems a distant dream, locals carry out Satyagrah to expose their plight to the authorities.
Swati Bansal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago