User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Watershed-Devt
Last updated: Nov 16 2017 02:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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MoU signed for watershed development projects 16.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
VA Tech Wabag, one of the leading firms in water technology, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with NABARD, the apex institution for agriculture and rural development, and voluntary organ...
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Entrepreneurship will be strength of Indian economy: Jaitley 9.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said entrepreneurship is going to be a strength of the Indian economy as jobs in the public as well as organised private sectors are not enough for the country's huge working population.
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Full text: PM Modi's 2016 demonetisation speech that shocked India 8.11.2017 Latest News
Today, on the anniversary of India's biggest-ever monetary gambit, the government and the Opposition are heading for a clash
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Benefits not visible to some, but next gen would take pride in demonetisation: Jaitley 7.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Benefits not visible to some, but next gen would take pride in demonetisation: Jaitley
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Demonetisation: Benefits not visible to some, but next gen would take pride in it: Jaitley 7.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Referring to November 8, 2016 as a watershed moment in the history of the Indian economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday one of the important objectives of demonetisation, which was to make the country a less cash economy and reduce the flow of black money, had been met.
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Govt. goes on green drive, unveils draft forest policy 4.11.2017 Hindu: News
Looks to increase forest and tree cover to at least 30% by 2025, enhance participation of women in village forest committees
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Young leaders working under 'SBI Youth for India' felicitated 3.11.2017 DNA: India
Thirteen months in remote villages of different states, living amongst strangers, working on projects that will benefit the community at large, taught 53 youngsters the meaning of selfless service. These young boys and girls were part of a 13-month long programme called SBI Youth For India, devised to bridge the rural-urban divide, using the young blood as a catalyst. These youths were felicitated for different projects they worked upon during the fellowship by the State Bank of India at SBI Academy here on Thursday. From women empowerment, environment conservation, watershed development, female reproduction health, the project was "life-altering" according to the youths. 22-year-old Jaswanth Dadi, an engineering graduate remembers how a visit to Bandgaun, a village in Ajmer district of Rajasthan, made him realise the significance of water. As he went around talking to villagers, each one came up with one common woe - water scarcity. Making matters worse was the huge quantity of fluoride in it that made ...
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Gujarat, Himachal polls: a watershed moment for Modi? 20.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
As Delhi gets the first whiff of mild winter in the air, placards put up by lesser-known Congress leaders flutter around the roundabouts in the central parts of the city. They seek to build on the political mood in the national capital with messages like "Gujarat janata jag rahi hain, BJP bhaag rahi hain (People of Gujarat are waking up, and the BJP is on the run)." Another hails the advent of Rahul Gandhi as the soon-to-become Congress president. At the AICC headquarters, where buoyant Congress leaders turn up in greater regularity after a busy day in the courts, their aides dig up more talking points for a sharper attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. At the BJP headquarters on Ashoka Road, too, and in far-away Gandhinagar and Shimla, key BJP leaders reassess their strategy, wondering whether it needs to be recast for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, which go to polls in December. Both sides are beginning to look for a watershed moment for their bosses in the outcome of these state polls, saying that ...
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The Transformation of Rural India 11.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Rapid agriculture growth and rapid rural employment growth were always the focus of India’s policy makers.
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Supreme Court notice to state over 'misappropriation' of MNREGA funds 3.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Karnataka government on a plea for a CBI probe into allegations of corruption and misappropriation of over Rs 10 crore of MNREGA funds by the officials of the Watershed Development Department, Kollegal in Chamarajanagar district. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud sought response from the state government's departments of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Agriculture, among others, on a special leave petition filed by Bengaluru-resident K N Somashekar. The petitioner, represented by advocate Prashant Bhushan, contended that the investigation into allegation of misappropriation of public money of more than Rs 10 crores has been closed in a very manipulative manner allegedly by the then CEO of Zilla Panchayat. He challenged the High Court of Karnataka's order of March 24. The high court and the Lokayukta have accepted the enquiry report filed by the CEO, Zilla Panchayat favoring his own department, ...
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Call to trace and revive lost waterbodies 3.10.2017 Hindu: Madurai
‘Green river’ and ‘Green phoenix’ projects launched
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On Neeranchal scheme lies future of rain-dependent farmers (Comment: Special to IANS) 29.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India's rain-fed areas are amongst the most challenging for the sustenance of the agrarian economy. These village economies are almost entirely single-cropped areas with scanty rainfall, prone to frequent droughts, soil erosion, fragile pasture lands necessitating large-scale cattle migration, depleting water tables, low employment opportunities and chronic poverty levels.
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Bala Golf Club and Opti Announce Partnership with Philadelphia Water Department to Develop Comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan 23.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2017 : Founded in 1901, Bala Golf Club ("Bala") is one of the oldest premier private golf clubs in the City of Philadelphia ("City"), and is announcing today that it has partnered with OptiRTC, Inc. ("Opti") to develop a comprehensive stormwater management plan and implement Opti's Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control ("CMAC") technology at the multi-million gallon irrigation pond in the center of the property.
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New sports scholarship programme 20.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Centre has approved a new pan-India sports scholarship programme to cover 1,000 "most talented" young athletes each year across select sports disciplines. Each athlete to be selected under the scheme will receive an annual scholarship worth Rs 5 lakh for eight consecutive years under the revamped 'Khelo India Programme'. The decision was taken here at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. "The Union Cabinet has approved the revamped Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs. 1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20," the Government said in a statement after the meeting. This marks "a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports," it said. The revamped Khelo India programme, which aims at mainstreaming sports as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development, would impact the entire sports ecosystem, including infrastructure, community sports, talent identification, coaching for excellence, ...
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Revamped sports programme announced 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday announced a revamped 'Khelo India' programme in an effort to improve the overall standard of sports in the country.
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Cabinet approves Revamped Khelo India Programme 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the revamped Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs.1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. This marks a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports, as the Programme aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development.
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Rs 1,7560 crore approved to enhance and imporve sports infrastruture in India: Cabinet 20.9.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister  Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the revamped Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs.1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20.  This marks a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports, as the Programme aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development. The revamped Khelo India Programme would impact the entire sports ecosystem, including infrastructure, community sports, talent identification, coaching for excellence, competition structure and sports economy. Some of the salient features of the Programme include • An unprecedented Pan Indian Sports Scholarship scheme, which would cover 1,000 most talented young athletes each year across select sports disciplines. • Each athlete selected under the scheme shall receive an annual scholarship worth Rs. 5.00 lakh for 8 consecutive years. • This is the first time ever that a long-term athlete development pathway ...
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Agriculture Ministry readies 7 point strategy to double farmers income 8.9.2017 ET: Agriculture
The ministry is also working to address concerns of farmers on crop loss and giving a push to allied activities such as encouraging horticulture, dairying, fisheries, poultry and beekeeping among others, it said.
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Clear and present danger: What’s the future of Bengaluru’s rejuvenated lakes 8.9.2017 Citizen Matters
Rejuvenating a lake is a tough task. But the real work lies after the revival. Maintaining that the lake stays clean and clear of sewage and encroachment is a continuous task that requires funds and people. What would be the future of these lakes? ...
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No clarity on Bheem martyrdom date 2.9.2017 Hindu: National
‘Archived police documents show date as Sept 10’
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