Swati Bansal

Railway stations to be categorised based on wastewater generation
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 1 month ago
A wastewater treatment plant in Bengaluru (Image source: Vishwanath Srikantaiah)
Fire in Assam to have catastrophic effect on ecozones: Experts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 1 month ago
Migratory birds flock Maguri Beel, which is 500 m away from the incident site (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Centre approves JJM funds to Odisha and Chhattisgarh for this financial year
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
Child drinks water from a tap (Image: Imal Hashemi/Taimani Films/World Bank, Flickr Commons, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Cyclone Nisarga hits Maharashtra coast, causes intense rains in western districts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
In a cyclone in 2016, thousands of trees were uprooted (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Packaged drinking water units' woes: A Covid -19 perspective
The sudden, prolonged and unplanned disruption in the operations of packaged drinkiging water units due to lockdown has left these units deal with a situation which they have never faced before. Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
Filtration plants in a packaging water units (Image source: Tushar Trivedi)
India’s deepening water crisis - need for a response at scale
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 2 years 2 months ago
Residents of a village built a farm-pond and repurposed it to suit their needs (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in West Bengal
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
A cyclonic storm that hit India in 2016 (Image Source: IWP Flickr photos)
5-star rating for garbage free-cities to Navi Mumbai, Rajkot, Indore
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
Clean road near Pardesipura, Indore. (Source: India Water Portal)
Be wise, water wise - Students get on a mission to combat water crisis
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 2 years 2 months ago
Students of Oasis International School participate in an initiative to help combat water crisis in a village (Image Source: Oasis International School)
MGNREGA gets additional Rs. 40,000 crore funds
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
Rural employment scheme gets Rs 40,000 crore boost (Image source: IWP Flickr photos))
Covid-19 could push 260 million Indians into poverty: Research
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
Covid-19 could push 260 million Indians into poverty (Image Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Collective action against Coronavirus
More than fifty organisations in Maharashtra have come together to tackle the coronavirus pandemic with a special focus on WASH, shelter, migration and social sector recovery Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
PC: The Jeevan Rath Collaborative
Water levels in major reservoirs maximum in last 13 years: CWC
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Jharkhand launches scheme to revive rural economy
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago
Jharkhand launches scheme to revive rural economy. Image for representation only. (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
In conversation with Rohini Nilekani: Water, societal platform thinking and COVID-19 response
We are in conversation with Ms. Rohini Nilekani, a committed philanthropist, author and social activist. She founded Arghyam almost two decades ago and has been a key ideator in the water sector. Swati Bansal posted 2 years 3 months ago
Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Arghyam
Centre to ensure safe drinking water and scale up activities during monsoon, under JJM
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 3 months ago
Labourers building check dams under MGNREGA. (Image Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
IMD revises the onset and withdrawal dates for monsoon
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 3 months ago
Image used for representational purposes only (Image Source: India Water Portal on Flickr)
Covid-19: Survey on hand washing
Take up this survey on hand washing being conducted by Sigma Foundation, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Swati Bansal posted 2 years 3 months ago
Kids washing hands in a school. Image for representation only. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Health Ministry advises states to ensure adequate water supply in rural areas
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 3 months ago
Villagers collecting borewell water from a private farmland (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Lockdown to cause severe water stress in summers
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 3 months ago
Women bringing water from distance sources in summers (Source: IWP Flickr photos))
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