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Dumping waste effectively
Three environment-friendly ways of disposing of human waste have proven effective in various districts of Chhattisgarh. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 8 months ago
Evapotranspiration community toilet at Shankarnagar, Kumhari (Source: India Water Portal)
The Naga Pride
The film, The Naga Pride tells the story of the transformation of a Naga tribe from being Amur falcon hunters to protectors. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 11 months ago
Amur Falcons (Screenshot of the film The Naga Pride, Source: Sumanth Kuduvalli)
Green gold on fire
The film Green Gold on Fire provides insights into the impacts of forest fire on communities and environment in Jammu and Kashmir. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 11 months ago
Forest fire (Source: Abdul Rashid)
The Birdman of Chorao
The documentary, Birdman of Chorao tells the story of Uday Mandrekar’s selfless efforts in protecting the mangroves in Chorao. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 11 months ago
Uday Mandrekar (Source: Shashank Bhosale)
The tragic tale of Erai
The polluted Erai river needs to be restored before it completely dies and leaves the people dependent on it searching for drinking water. makarandpurohit posted 2 years ago
The Erai river (Source: India Water Portal)
Vidarbha farmer's date with success
Farmer Thangavel tastes success with date farming in the drought-prone region of Vidarbha. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 1 month ago
Thangavel date farm (Source: India Water Portal)
Jaundice grips Raipur
Faulty pipelines and lack of proper sewage treatment plants are some of the causes of increasing jaundice cases in Raipur. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 2 months ago
A view of the Shakti Nagar slum area in Raipur. (Source: India Water Portal)
The Mahanadi tussle: Why Chhattisgarh and Odisha spar
A video provides an overview of the water conflict between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the Mahanadi. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 3 months ago
The Hirakud dam on the Mahanadi (Source: India Water Portal)
How industries ruined Ratlam’s groundwater
Toxic industrial waste has polluted groundwater in Ratlam. Residents wait for action from authorities. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 4 months ago
Women pump contaminated water from the hand pump at Bajankheda. (Source: India Water Portal)
Village steps up water revival effort
A temple trust revives an ancient stepwell, comes to the rescue of a water-starved village. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 4 months ago
Stepwell in front of Khedamata temple at Modi village. (Source: India Water Portal)
Indore retains its cleanest city tag
Indore became the cleanest city in India for the second time in a row, thanks to the untiring efforts of its municipal corporation and residents. A video tells the success story. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 5 months ago
Clean road near Pardesipura, Indore. (Source: India Water Portal)
Not enough water, villagers look for solution
Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district has been facing severe water shortage for a while now. Rainwater harvesting could be a solution to this. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 6 months ago
Women of Bagledi struggle to get a pot of drinking water from one of the four stand posts.(Pics: India Water Portal)
Where the mind is without fear
Phoolbasan Yadav’s journey towards empowering women in Chhattisgarh is an inspiring one. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 6 months ago
Phoolbasan Yadav (right) receives Padmshree from President Pratibha Patil in 2012.
Anicuts affect Mahanadi's flow
While the three anicuts on the Mahanadi are hampering its free flow, another one is being planned by the government. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 7 months ago
Anicut on the Mahanadi basin at Rajim-Nawapara (Source: India Water Portal)
Power play chokes Korba
The video tells the story of residents of Korba and nearby villages who are affected by the fly ash from power plants which makes Korba the fifth critically polluted area in the country. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 7 months ago
Fly-ash dust at CSEB thermal power plant in Korba.
Arsenic-affected village gets water after two decades
Kaudikasa village’s two decades of struggle with arsenic contamination in drinking water ends with a new government scheme. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 8 months ago
Yuvraj Singh, a former sarpanch of Kaudikasa near the tube well reported to have the highest level of arsenic contamination.
Rajim kumbh: Leave Mahanadi alone
Rajim kumbh mela has left the Mahanadi river crying for attention. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 9 months ago
The entrance of the CG government's culture and tourism exhibition venue at Rajim kumbh 2018.
How Kakaddara village won water cup
The video tells us the success story of Kakaddara village that won the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup-2017 by efficiently managing its water. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 9 months ago
A farm pond in Kakaddara.
Eliminate garbage naturally
A Mumbai-based scientist comes up with an effective solution to Kashmir’s mounting garbage problem. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 10 months ago
A screenshot from the film Untreated Waste--Invitation to Disaster (Source: Abdul Rashid Bhat)
Waste away, Ambikapur shows way
A small city in Chattisgarh, Ambikapur implements a cost effective way to get rid of its waste and generates jobs in the process. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 10 months ago
A worker carries household waste to the SLRM centres at Ambikapur.