User: aseem Topic: Water
Category: Rain_Water_Harvesting
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Summer paddy introduced for making Dima Hasao self-reliant 9.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Summer paddy introduced for making Dima Hasao self-reliant
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Jaipur: Save water in a whole new way 4.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
To conserve rainwater in the state, now it has been decided to make a rooftop rainwater harvesting system in the police stations. Public Works Department (PWD) has notified a large number of police stations in the city namely Brahmpuri, Murlipura, Jhotwara, Harmaada, Malviya Nagar etc. Not only in the police stations, but also in police quarters the work of making the rooftop rainwater harvesting structures will be done. The work will begin in May and is expected to be completed by the time rains hit the city. “Attempts are being made to complete the work before rains so that the benefit can be taken,” said an engineer of PWD while speaking to DNA. Most of the police stations of Jaipur are of old construction wherein no method of water conservation has been put up. As such, a lot of rainwater gets wasted in absence of harvesting structure and the opportunity to restore the rainwater is lost. The campuses are large and have a big roof which can be put to use by making rooftop rainwater harvesting system. ...
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English rendering of PM’s address in Mann Ki Baat Programme on All India Radio (29.04.2018) 29.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
        My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Just a while ago, from the 4th of April to the 15th of April, the 21st Commonwealth Games were held in Australia. 71 countries, including India, participated therein.
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Dry since 50 years, Khadia heritage well to be revived 18.4.2018 DNA: Top News
The 200-year-old well at Haldarwalo Khancho, Khadia is all set to be refilled with the newly-planned rain water harvesting system, thanks to the collective efforts of local residents and Mahila Housing Trust. The decision comes ahead World Heritage Day. The well has been sitting dry since past 50 years. Gunvant Mistry’s (82) happiness knows no bounds. “I remember my mother and aunties were used to fetch water from this well. I was playing here when I was a child. This was the most interestingly place in my childhood. People from the Pol used to gather here,” he said. “It went dry few years ago. At that time people tried to recharge it, by removing sand and mud from bottom, but nothing worked so far.” “We took permission from the civic body for the revival of the well. After their green signal, it took six months for us to connect roof tops for rainwater to connect with the well,” said Bharti Bhonsale, programme manager at Mahila Housing Trust. Bhonsale explained simple mechanism that will recharge the ...
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Cape Town is running out of water... Bengaluru is next 13.2.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
It's not just South Africa's Cape Town which is going dry. Here are 10 other cities that are most likely to run out of drinking water.
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Efficient Water Management Policy of Railways 9.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Railways’ Water Policy has been formulated with the objective is to improve water use efficiency by effective demand and supply management, installing water efficient systems and setting up Water Recycling Plants on railway land.
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Combine Agricultural Technology with Information Technology to improve Agricultural Sector: Vice President 15.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that combine Agricultural Technology with Information Technology to improve Agricultural Sector in the country
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Why we are to blame for the flooding in our cities 4.11.2017 Rediff: News
'India, by virtue of its gigantic population and geography, stands at the very front line of this climate catastrophe.'
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Ajmer on a high: After air link, CM endorses ceramic hub 16.10.2017 DNA: Mumbai
On Sunday afternoon, the Chief minister, Vasundhara Raje, in her Jansamvad programme at South Ajmer, among others things, gave the industrial sector, especially the smaller ones, some relief. The programme was heavily attended by members from different communities, representatives of business and working class. The small industries’ owners were delighted when their plea for an extended deadline to complete the rain harvesting schemes at their units got a sarkari nod. The CM extended the deadline till March 31. The chief minister also decided to empower the ceramic industry in the district. “Ajmer will be developed as a leading hub for the ceramic industry,” said chief minister. “Land has already been marked for the purpose and efforts are on to get gas pipeline to meet the energy requirements for these industries,” she added. Thousands of people at Ajmer associated with the ceramic industry will directly benefit from this move. Provision of gas pipeline will prevent the migration of ceramic units to ...
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'Waterman' Rajendra Singh loses hope as India runs out of groundwater 7.9.2017 Sify Finance
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Tea garden moderating its micro climate with innovative method 31.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Tea garden moderating its micro climate with innovative method
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Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati 20.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati
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4 labourers die after inhaling toxic gas in Delhi 16.7.2017 TOI: Home
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Mizoram Govt to give water tanks to BPL families 15.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram Govt to give water tanks to BPL families
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Tata Steel’s Noamundi iron mine bags 'Most Innovative Environmental Project Award' in Biodivesity category 22.6.2017 ET: Steel
The case study presented before the jury included Re-afforestation at Hill No.1 & 2, 3 MW Solar Power Plant, Rain Water Harvesting & Niche Nesting.
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Crawford market set to get a facelift 18.6.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) decade old ambitious project of developing the famous Crawford market has gained fresh hopes after two national level firms have shown interest in redesigning and upgrading the market. The revamp of the Crawford market project is expected to cost at least Rs 210.15 crore. The tender for the same was floated in April this year. The contractor is expected to be finalised before August. DNA had reported on April 30 that the BMC was hopeful that the new tender will elicit a better response and intends to grant the work order by October. The redeveloped market will have four storeys including a basement and lower ground floor, The new market building will be able to accommodate around 850 shops. The project aims to rehabilitate around 630 eligible stall owners and 200 fish vendors from Shivaji market. Both wholesalers and retailers, will be accommodated in the new building. The revamped market structure is slated to be Mumbai's first hygienic, uniform, open ...
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Mosquito menace: 3,000 legal notices sent to construction sites 10.6.2017 DNA: Opinion
Construction sites have emerged as the new mosquito-breeding grounds in the Capital. The three municipal corporations of Delhi have issued 2,850 legal notices. Besides this, 81 sites have been challaned and their developers will have to appear in court. While the East Delhi Municipal Corporation has issued 300 legal notices, South Corporation issued around 2,000 notices and the North Corporation issued around 550 notices for "not taking appropriate measures" and allowing "mosquitoes to breed." "Besides issuing notices, we have issued 81 challans to the developers of construction sites for not following norms. Construction sites are potential hot spots for breeding, as most of the times the contractors do not take measures against collection of water," said a senior East Corporation official. "Action is being taken against defaulters in which the number of construction sites is high. Legal notices have been sent to all while the next step is prosecution," Mosquitoes mainly breed in artificial collection ...
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President of India inaugurates residential complex and new branch of Indian Bank in the President’s Estate 3.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
President of India inaugurates residential complex and new branch of Indian Bank in the President’s Estate
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How desert tribes secure clean water for flocks 27.5.2017 TOI: Home
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Tata Steel gets EC for Haldia coke plant expansion 24.2.2017 ET: Steel
Among other conditions, Tata Steel has been asked to spend 2.5 per cent of the total cost of the project towards enterprise social commitment, the official said.
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