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Cement foundation’s major water resource management in Rajasthan 15.10.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
Jaipur: The Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF), which recently bagged the annual National Water Mission Awards by the Centre, has scripted many success stories in Rajasthan in the field of water resource management. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat recently awarded ACF under the ‘Focused attention to vulnerable areas including over-exploited areas’ category, which is …
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'First conserve, then consume': Mumbai man sets up novel way to save water 9.10.2019 The Asian Age | Home
He explained that the process can keep a check on the various problem that an urban and coastal city like Mumbai faces.
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Extended monsoon, September rain bring succour to Chennai 4.10.2019
With monsoon not showing signs of withdrawal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has pointed out that this is the longest recorded delayed withdrawal of southwest monsoon. The country has received 10 per cent more rainfall than normal. IMD further said the South Peninsula division comprising Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala,  Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar islands and the Lakshadweep islands has recorded 16 per cent more rainfall. The onset of southwest monsoon was delayed this time, but the extended season brought surplus rainfall and floods in many parts of the country. Besides, there has been loss of lives and crop damage in several states.   Just three months ago, water situation was so grim in Chennai that the state government had to roll out 50 water wagons from Jolarpet station to CMWSSB"s filling point in Villivakkam. After treatment, water was distributed to residents. Several crores of litres of water have been dispatched to the water-starved ...
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LGBI airport to get NE’s first sustainable terminal building 20.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
LGBI airport to get NE’s first sustainable terminal building
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Guwahati airport awaits ‘iconic’ building 20.9.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The upcoming terminal building of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here will be the first ‘sustainable’ terminal of the North East, the Regional Executive Director of Airports Authority of India’s Northeast region, Sanjiv Jindal, said on Thursday. The terminal building will have a sewage treatment plant, solar power, rain water harvesting units, solid waste […]
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RWH: Hulimavu apartment shows way 16.9.2019
Bengaluru: Water crisis may hit Bengaluru in a big way but residents of Sai Sunshine Apartment in Hulimavu have shown the way forward to utilise every drop of water that reaches them. The water requirements of Sai Sunshine Apartment with a terrace area of 45,000 sq.ft and 94 dwellers is self-sufficient. They are no longer dependent on water tankers and are not even waiting for the Cauvery River water to be made available to them either. The entire transformation came about in two years. The residents pooled in Rs 3.50 lakh to implementation a rainwater harvesting system. Shenoy H V, the treasurer of the apartment committee said during last February they used to hire 6 to 7 water tankers a day which continued till July. "We saw that the pipelines linked to RCC were not working as everything was linked to the public gutter, he says. "Initially, we started going about the task by finding out why water was not going into the well. It came to light that there was no pipeline connection. To ...
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Bengaluru: Sensitise students on water conservation, schools told 12.9.2019
Bengaluru: Following the declaration of 2019 as the Year of Water by the state government, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has directed all 78,000 government run primary and high schools across the State to spread awareness among students and parents about water conservation. The Commissioner of Public Instruction has issued circular to all the heads of 34 educational districts to educate students about the significance of rainwater harvesting, recycling and judicious use of water as part of Jalamrutha project implemented by Government of Karnataka for rejuvenation of lakes, ponds and water bodies, sources in DPI told Deccan Chronicle. Karnataka, which has the second largest drought prone area after Rajasthan in the country, has taken up Jalamrutha project, a community-driven movement focusing on drought proofing measures, water literacy, rejuvenation of water bodies, creation of new water bodies and development of watersheds and afforestation activities.      As part of ...
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Tamil Nadu okays Nagai mini harbour: S P Velumani 10.9.2019
TIRUCHY: The Tamil Nadu Government has directed setting up two lakh more rainwater harvesting (RWH) structure across state in addition to existing 8,60,000 units, said S.P. Velumani, State minister for Municipal Administration & Rural development. He disclosed this while participating in the regional-level review meeting on RWH and other developmental works with the concerned department officials of Tiruchy, Karur, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Thanjavur, Pudukkotai and Tiruvarur districts on Monday. Velumani said Tamil Nadu was the forerunner in the country in RWH structures. His cabinet colleagues Dr C. Vijayabaskar, Duraikannu, R. Kamaraj, Vellamandi Natarajan, Ms. Valarmathi,  M.R. Vijayabaskar, Tiruchy collector S. Sivarasu, and municipal corporation commissioner N. Ravichandran, were present at function here. He said the Government has sanctioned Rs 14,000 crore for the last three years for various developmental works under his ministry. Besides this, the Government has also sanctioned a sum ...
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Entrepreneurs with a green cause 9.9.2019 B & C – The Navhind Times
Panaji based Lila Digital and Environmental Solutions has all that it takes to help local industry achieve the goal of green business, finds out Shoma  Patnaik With public awareness high these days no business wants to look as if it is taking environment for granted. Whatever the area of operations, the trend is of industry …
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PM sounds poll bugle in election-bound Haryana 9.9.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
Rohtak: Sounding a poll bugle in the poll-bound Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday not only presented his government’s report card of 100 days in government but also praised the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government in the state for fighting corruption and nepotism. Appealing to the public to help conserve water by adopting rainwater harvesting …
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Footwear firm goes eco friendly 5.9.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Kolkata-based footwear company, Ajanta Shoes announced its plans to go environment-friendly, starting from making shoes with minimal use of leather, to three of its factories going solar by 2020, to focusing on rainwater harvesting. “We are immensely inspired by the Prime Minister’s vision on water conservation and renewable energy for which we have decided […]
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Short term training programme on water conservation techniques held at SISTec 31.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Sagar Institute of Science and Technology (SISTec) Ratibad, Department of Civil Engineering conducted three days short training programme on Water Conservation Techniques. The training was sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishvavidyalaya (RGPV) under third phase of Technical Education quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III). The three day training programme was aimed to create awareness on principles […]
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Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan held at Rongjeng 30.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, East Garo Hills, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments, organized a one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan on Saturday at the Holy Family Church Auditorium, Rongjeng in East Garo Hills, where a large number of farmers from Samanda, Songsak and Rongjeng C&RD Blocks participated. Addressing the gathering, […]
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Urban Development Institute to be constructed in Bhounri 29.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The Urban Development and Housing Department will get the Urban Development Institute constructed in Bhounri for training of its officers and employees.  The Minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh reviewed the construction works of the institute. Singh said that the institute should be constructed keeping in view the needs of the next […]
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Mizoram CM lays stress on rainwater harvesting 28.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram CM lays stress on rainwater harvesting
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Sonowal calls for water conservation 27.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal calls for water conservation
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Sonowal calls for water conservation 27.8.2019 The Shillong Times
From Our Correspondent GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has given a clarion call to make Jal Shakti Abhiyan a success. Speaking at Mainstreaming Sustainable Urban Water Management in Assam, a stake holders’ consultation held here on Thursday, Sonowal called upon the people in general to participate irrespectively for making Jal Shakti Abhiyan to script […]
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Sonowal’s call for water conservation, rain water harvesting 26.8.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal have given a clarion call to make Jal Shakti Abhiyan- a campaign for water conservation and water security a success. Speaking at Mainstreaming Sustainable Urban Water Management in Assam, a stake holders’ consultation held at Assam Administrative Staff college here on Thursday, Chief Minister Sonowal called upon the people in […]
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Agatha bats for rain water harvesting 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Tura MP Agatha K Sangma on Friday highlighted the need to initiate steps for rain water harvesting in East Garo Hills district. The Tura MP was speaking during the one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organised by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, EGH, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments at Williamnagar […]
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Agatha highlights need for rain water harvesting in EGH 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Tura MP Agatha K Sangma on Friday highlighted the need to initiate steps for rain water harvesting in East Garo Hills District. The Tura MP was speaking during the one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, East Garo Hills, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments […]
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