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Idol immersion without pollution
A citizens' group initiative in Bangalore that is instrumental in reviving a dying lake attempts to protect it with innovative methods during a festival. content-team posted 9 years 11 months ago
Cost-effective urinals established for Musiri Boys High School, Trichy - A case-study of UNICEF- IIT-Delhi's project SCOPE
This article briefly describes the experiences of SCOPE Trichy, under the UNICEF – IIT Delhi project, in setting up a pilot urinal facility. content-team posted 9 years 11 months ago
"Per capita water availability to reduce by 2025", says Droplets: e-Newsletter from Everything About Water - August 2011
Per capita water availability in India to reduce by 2025. content-team posted 9 years 11 months ago
Clear the air on Sindhol - WIO urges Government of Odisha
Before asking public on Sindhol project, they do have a right to know the project details, demands Water Initiatives Odisha. content-team posted 9 years 11 months ago
Small is not always beautiful - Part II
content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
Fazilka citizens protest against planned encroachment on ecosensitive Badha lake wetland by Punjab Urban Development Authority (PUDA)
PUDA's new colony being planned for sale in the vicinity of Badha Lake Wetland Fazilka falls under the eco-sensitive Zone. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
India must prepare for future growth by planning a low-water economy - Article in YaleGlobal Online by Rohini Nilekani
If initiatives are not pushed forward, water will become the constraining factor in the quest for inclusive and sustainable growth, says Rohini Nilekani. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
National workshop in July 2011 on social audit of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGs) - PIB Release
The Union Ministry of Rural Development is organizing a national workshop on social audit of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee scheme (MGNREGs) at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 19th July 2011. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
Summer monsoon transforms northeastern Bangladesh - Updates from NASA Earth Observatory in 2011
This article presents stunning satellite images of rising water levels in Bangladesh in 2011 content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
A comparison of PureIt and Swach water purifier brands - Guest post by Mrinalini Goswami
PureIT and Swach are two different water purifiers innovated and manufactured by Hindustan Unilever Limited and Tata Chemical respectively and marketed as low cost water purifier. This post compares the two purifiers against a set of featres content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
Why India's 'growth' focus is ignoring the food access question - Article from Infochange India
How much food will India need to grow to feed our population in 2011-12? How much in 2013-14? Will we need to import wheat and rice or will we be self-sufficient? Do we know the environmental cost of this self-sufficiency? Are we willing to bear it? These are the questions that the Government of India, its ministries and its planning agencies must find answers to before the start of the Twelfth Five Year Plan period, which is 2012-17. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
Corporate Disaster Recovery Network bags PC Quest Best IT Implementation Award 2011 for maximum social impact - Article from PC Quest
CDRN is an online portal that helps bring people together with the use of applications for supply-chain management, volunteer management and fund raising. By reducing the time and effort spent on sourcing funds and tools, it will increase the efficiency of relief work. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
"No full stops for this rainman" - Interview with Shree Padre, farmer, water journalist and rainwater harvesting "evangelist" based in Kerala (2007)
Surplus water and deficit water are like two sides of a coin, and the processes of managing “surplus” water could not just impact people living in the dry lands, but also offer some pointers for those working on issues of desertification and drought. The insights that emerge from Shree Padre’s quest to uncover scattered success stories, disseminate information or analyse success itself, reveal that the community can be both the driving force and the beneficiary of better water management. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
A natural system and an agricultural philosophy - A small-holder farmer in Punjab turns his land from a lifeless, debt ridden farm into a healthy, productive and profitable one - A film by The Source Project
Working with Kheti Virasat Mission, Amarjeet Sharma has managed to turn his small plot of land in the state of Punjab from lifeless, debt ridden farm into a healthy, productive and profitable one. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
Floods and heavy downpour in West Bengal in June 2011 - A rapid assessment report by Oxfam and Save The Children
Severe incessant rain led to a flood situation in several parts of West Bengal affecting 6,71,952 people across 9 districts. This resulted in 2,00,000 homeless in East & West Midnapore districts of West Bengal. This article presents an assessment report by Oxfam and Save The Children content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
A functional Green Tribunal - Article by Kanchi Kohli in mylaw.net
This article discusses the background to the Green Tribunal and provides suggestions to improve its functionality. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
Water - Asia's new battleground by Brahma Chellaney: A new book from the Georgetown University Press
Water stress is set to become Asia's defining crisis of the twenty-first century, creating obstacles to continued rapid economic growth, stoking interstate tensions over shared resources, exacerbating long-time territorial disputes, and imposing further hardships on the poor. content-team posted 10 years 1 month ago
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