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Video Conference training on ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ concludes in SWGH 14.7.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: The 2nd day training programme on Implementation of Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized under the chairmanship of District Commissioner and District Programme Coordinator, MGNREGA, South West Garo Hills, S Ram Kumar concluded at DRDA Conference Hall, Ampati on Sunday. The training programme was attended by various departments which included Soil and Water Conservation Department, Forest ...
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Cabinet approves draft water policy 13.7.2019 The Shillong Times
By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Meghalaya on Friday became the first state in the country to have a draft water policy with the state Cabinet approving it. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that the Draft Meghalaya State Water Policy 2019 was approved by the Cabinet at its […]
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Meghalaya first state to draft water policy 12.7.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Meghalaya has become the first state in the country to have drafted  the state water policy 2019 after the State Cabinet approved the policy following detailed discussions and deliberations. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong said that the policy would be notified soon by the government. Talking about […]
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Five Bills passed in Arunachal Assembly 10.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Five Bills passed in Arunachal Assembly
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Govt launches water conservation campaign 2.7.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
PTI New Delhi With some parts of the country reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Monday launched a conservation campaign, with an emphasis on 1592 stressed blocks in 256 districts. The ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ will focus on five aspects — water conservation and rainwater harvesting, renovation of traditional and other water …
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Modi send letters to headmen to harvest rainwater 22.6.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has shot off letters to headmen including many headmen in the rural areas of Meghalaya urging them to improve village environment by collecting and conserving every drop of water One of the letters were handed over to the Sorar by the Mawryngkneng Block Development Officer,  R Wahlang and this letters are […]
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Budget 2019: Govt faces hard choice of 9 pc growth or 2 pc decline on MGNREGA 17.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Budget 2019: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may have to raise allocation for NREGA to alleviate agrarian crisis.
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Heatwave leads to water crisis in Coimbatore 10.6.2019
Coimbatore: Water bodies have gone dry and groundwater levels have plummeted as unprecedented heatwave conditions persist in Coimbatore. Locals also blame repeated monsoon failure for the condition in the city. "We have been witnessing monsoon failure for the past three seasons, we urge the government to clean all ponds, tanks and construct more check dams to save water during rains," Abdul Jaffar, a local resident told ANI. Environmentalist Syed said that this was the worst crisis the city had witnessed and that people were eagerly waiting for the south-west monsoons to provide some relief. "With the monsoons hitting Kerala it is high time the Public Works Department (PWD) begins cleaning the tanks and also clear encroachments on the water paths reaching various water bodies," said Syed. Due to the heatwave in Coimbatore, more than 10 out of 20 tanks around the city have become dry. Cattle, birds and stray animals are the worst hit due to non-availability of water. Members of the ...
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Meghalaya to soon have a Water Policy 7.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya to soon have a Water Policy
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Desilting of major Khorlim nullah yet to be undertaken 16.5.2019 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Mapusa With the monsoon expected to hit the state hardly 20 days from now, the major nullah near the crematorium in Khorlim which carries rain water down the hill is yet to be taken up for de-siltation by the concerned authority. Even the PWD drains in Khorlim, which are filled with mud dumped ...
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Coimbatore: Desilt water bodies in Sulur, urges users association 5.5.2019
Coimbatore: Assembly by-elections will be held in the Thiruparankundram, Ottapidaram, Aravakurichi and Sulur constituencies on May 19. Ahead of the bypolls, members of the "Athikadavu Kousika River Development Association" have released a set of demands for candidates contesting elections for Sulur. Of the various demands, association members have focused on water bodies demanding that the waterways and the paths of the waterways of water bodies that come within the Sulur assembly constituency be desilted, besides check dams across the water bodies be rejuvenated. As far as the Avinashi-Athikadavu groundwater recharge scheme is concerned, members of the association have demanded that water bodies in the Neelambur, Chinniyampalayam, Arasoor, Kaniyoor and Mudhalipalayam are added to the second phase of the groundwater treatment plan of the scheme. For Somanur, the association has demanded that a government hospital with basic facilities is constructed and infrastructure at the Somanur railway ...
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One pond at a time 2.4.2019 Hindu: Home
R Manikandan and his team are clearing plastic and other rubbish that prevent water bodies from filling up
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Where finding water is a daily struggle 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
With borewells running dry and tankers in short supply, the crisis is expected to have poll ramifications
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Linking Godavari-Cauvery to be prioritised: CM 31.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
State government plans to desilt lakes to tap rainwater, construct check dams to raise water table
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‘Use Kaleshwaram water to fill tanks’ 30.3.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Chief Minister reviews progress of work
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Thanneermukkom bund shutters to open on April 20 29.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Collector directs padashekhara samitis to complete harvest
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It is a race against time for them 28.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
With the last date for withdrawal of nominations coming to an end on Thursday, it is a race against time for the contestants in the fray. With only a
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Meghalaya launches Hydroger Mission for clean energy 5.3.2019 The Shillong Times
 GUWAHATI: Meghalaya has launched the Hydroger Mission under the Decentralised Green Energy Project with a financial outlay of Rs 11.55 crore with support from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund. As many as 220 hydroger projects being set up under the Hydroger Mission, will encompass the whole […]
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Govt transferred Rs 5.6 L cr to beneficiaries via Aadhaar enabled payment system 31.1.2019 Business | The Asian Age
Govt also facilitating 9.1 crore electronic transactions such as passport services and land records through the e-governance portal.
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Complacent, frustrated BJP bound to lose Panchayat polls: Sushmita 6.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Complacent, frustrated BJP bound to lose Panchayat polls: Sushmita
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