Swati Bansal

States have no rights in granting forest clearance: Government
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 4 days 18 hours ago
Forests help mainitain the ecological balance of Earth (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Gomti’s tributaries are in a dismal state: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 days 18 hours ago
Gomti river in Lucknow (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Ken-Betwa riverlink gets a go ahead
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
Map showing Ken-Betwa river link (Source: Shannon)
Testing of drinking water gets easy for users
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 month ago
Farmer taking water from a hand pump (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Telangana among states ensuring tap water supply to schools, anganwadis
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago
Tap water in a rural school (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Revival of Ganga wetlands gets government's attention
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago
Receding Ganga river at Sangam (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
India gets its first wetland conservation centre
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 months ago
Deepor beel, Assam (Image Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Disaster strikes Uttarakhand, yet again
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 months ago
Flash Floods in Chamoli, Uttarakhand (Image Source: India.com)
How does a rainbow form?
Here is a short video that explains the formation of a rainbow, the order of its colors, and where and how the rainbow appears. Swati Bansal posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Why doesn't water has its own color?
Here is a short video explaining why water has no color and why the color of seawater appears blue. Swati Bansal posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Ganga's cure lies in people's will for a change
Healing the Ganga can start in your kitchen, says Bidisha Banerjee, whose new book explores the faith and the science that define the river, and what it will take to save it. Swati Bansal posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
Ganga river at Bithoor (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
2020: Crammed in disasters, yet filled with hope
Last year was shrouded with a myriad of disasters but all was not bad. There were many success stories and great efforts in the water sector that maintained our hopes for a better tomorrow. Swati Bansal posted 3 months ago
All was not negative for 2020 in the water sector as many states and districts gained credit for themselves (Image Source: IWP Flickr Album)
Over 97 million Indians were currently being exposed to extreme floods: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
75 percent districts in India are hotspots of extreme climate events (Source: IWP Flickr photos))
Submit report on the need for clearance of National Waterway-1: NGT to MoEF
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
Motor-driven ferries at Varanasi (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Study using geo-tagged bottles unravels plastic pollution
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 months 1 week ago
Plastic pollution by a river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
New packaged drinking water rules to apply from January 1, 2021
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 4 months 1 week ago
Filtration plants in a packaging water units (Image source: Tushar Trivedi)
Illegal sand mining led to 193 deaths in two years, says report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
Sand mining on the banks of Tapti (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
NGT orders states to designate nodal agencies for restoring water bodies
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
Gharisar lake in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan (Source: IWP Flickr photos)