User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Conservation
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After Cape Town, will it be Chennai? 18.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A recent report stated that Delhi is likely to face severe water shortage by 2020, and Chennai may well be on its way to a similar crisis. Is it not time we shifted our focus from supply to demand - rainwater conservation, better storage and minimising wastage? »
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High level Inter ministerial meeting held to deliberate on issues of pollution affecting Taj Mahal, in New Delhi today 16.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A High level Inter ministerial meeting was today held in New Delhi today to deliberate on various issues and actions to be taken on war footing to conserve The Taj Mahal. The meeting mainly focussed on action points needed to overcome Air and Water pollution in and around Taj Mahal.
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Chennai Buzz: Trees cut for Smart City, plans for new STPs, a Nature trail along the Cooum and more! 16.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What's happening, or set to happen, in your city? A quick look at some of the more important headlines from Chennai last week, as you start a new one! »
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Tree plantation and water conservation need of the hour-Governor Smt. Patel 16.7.2018 Central Chronicle
  Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel said that we will have to make efforts with people’s support and sensitivity to save the environment and nature from pollution. Looking at the changes in the weather, we are concerned about what will happen to the world after 100 years. Therefore, planting saplings and saving water is […]
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Huma Qureshi invited to speak on go-green initiatives 16.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Huma Qureshi invited to speak on go-green initiatives
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Cloud Sourcing 13.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Cloud Sourcing
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Ministry of Water Resources launches `Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao` contest on water conservation 12.7.2018 Zee News : India National
In the contest, any Indian citizen can upload their video entries on YouTube and enter the publicly accessible link on the Video link section of MyGov contest page www.mygov.in.
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Ministry of Water Resources Launches “Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao” Contest on Water Conservation 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In an attempt to engage with the people of India on the important issues of water conservation and water management, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has launched a video contest titled “Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao”.
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Van Mahotsav week observed across the State 5.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Van Mahotsav week observed across the State
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Tata Motors’ 2 plants honoured for green initiatives 2.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Tata Motors’ announced that its Sanand and Pantnagar plants have been awarded Platinum Certification at CII’s GreenCo Summit 2018 held at Chennai, a statement said here on Monday. The GreenCo Platinum Certification was based on the recently concluded assessment by a two-step evaluation process based on ten environmental parameters such as Water Management, Water […]
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Gujarat: BJP waits for good rains to celebrate Jal Poojan this year 1.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
After the BJP-ruled Gujarat government ran a month-long Jal Sanchay (water conservation) drive in May, now the saffron party is eagerly waiting for good rains as they have planned Jal Poojan programme across the state. The party leaders have decided to hold a festival of Jal Poojan in which they would offer puja to the rain god at the ponds, rivers, tanks, and reservoirs which were deepened or designated by the state government during the drive. The party's state unit has instructed the leaders and workers that they would hold such festivals in their areas after the reservoir is filled with rainwater at its full capacity and that would have to be done in the manner so that people in villages should reckon the ceremony with the positive outcome of the state government's efforts of Jal Sanchay Abhiyan. A senior leader in the party said on condition of anonymity, "This Jal Poojan programme will be done in the presence of people in villages and that will include religious ritual and mass banquet so that ...
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Godrej appliances takes stance towards water conservation 29.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 29 (BusinessWire India): Global water crisis is deepening with each passing day. Even a developed city like Cape Town in South Africa is enduring one of the worst water crisis and it
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Gujarat: This city school has ‘spies’ who prevent wastage of water 28.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
This city school came up with the most innovative way to curb water wastage. It appointed 'water spies' to watch out for leaking taps and keep an eye on those who waste water. The aim of this initiative is to ultimately instill a culture of water conservation among the school students. The concept gained prominence after some teachers of St Kabir School attended a training programme for the same at the Centre for Environment Education (CEE) in the city. "The initiative began four years ago when we asked Class 7 students to follow it. We asked them to identify leaking taps in the school. The students found that some taps in the washroom and two water coolers were leaking. They then placed a bottle under the leaking tap and measured the time by which it would be filled," said Sheetal Parmar, a teacher, who undertook the training and then got children initiated into the activity. "The students soon found out that through leaking taps and water coolers the school had been losing around 3 litres of water per ...
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Jaipur village to use highway drains for water conservation 26.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Officials of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have received an unusual request from a Pragpura village located on outskirts of Jaipur district. The village panchayat of Pragpura, Paota, located on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway has sought permission to connect the drains along the highway with a local water conservation system. “The village representatives have approached us with the request. We are looking for a solution as the present norms do not have provision for such purpose,” says NN Giri, project director NHAI. The villagers though are resolved to have the task accomplished. They have revived a traditional water body in the village and laid a pipeline to connect it with water accumulation point near the highway. The task involved a cost of nearly Rs 8 lakh that was crowd sourced by the locals. This initiative for water conservation is being led by female sarpanch of the village. “It was during the last monsoon that we noticed water overflowing from drains along the highway. As the issue ...
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Illegal construction: expert team inspects landslip site again 26.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Soil samples collected from spot to be examined in detail
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Kiran Bedi on a mission to make Puducherry water rich 25.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Says there will be no overdrawing of groundwater beyond the permitted level
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Citizen groups send wishlist to CM 24.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Is part of the #BengaluruDemands campaign
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Loktak road disturbs many 24.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Loktak road disturbs many
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Workshop on End of Pipe Treatment of Waste Water entering River Yamuna & Ghaggar organised in New Delhi 22.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A workshop on “End of Pipe Treatment of Waste Water Entering River Yamuna and Ghaggar” was organised today by Public Health Engineering Department, Haryana during which a detailed discussion on pollution in River Yamuna took place and new technologies for sewage treatment were deliberated upon.
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Making India carbon-neutral 22.6.2018 Hindu: Religion
We must invest in mass public transport, sustainable constructions, and massive green cover, says Nidhi Adlakha
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