User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: water-harvesting
Last updated: May 23 2017 03:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India uses up more groundwater than US & China 23.5.2017 TOI: Home
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A platform on the banks of Iruvazhinji to promote green lifestyle 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
Green Carpet offers an array of eco-friendly lifestyle products under single roof
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Major tanks being dredged in and around Kumbakonam 21.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
The Kumbakonam municipality has taken up dredging eight major tanks at an estimate of ₹ 8 crore in six wards in the town with a view to augmenting rainwater harvesting capacity. In fact, work on five ...
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Officials who exploit farmers won't be spared: UP CM Yogi Adityanath 21.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Instructed the officials to complete the process of purchasing of wheat from farmers by June 15
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Kudimaramathu scheme progressing well, says Sellur Raju 21.5.2017 Hindu: News
“Enormous scope to improve groundwater table as water bodies have been cleaned up”
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Tamil Nadu rural bank announces loan to create water-related infrastructure 20.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Tamil Nadu rural bank announces loan to create water-related infrastructure
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Preparing for the monsoon 19.5.2017 Hindu: Youth
If you have a rainwater harvesting system, now is the right time to clean filters and storage/recharge systems. By S. Vishwanath
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HC calls for status report on Kollidam barrage 19.5.2017 Hindu: National
Petitioner says project was conceived in 1990s but shelved for unknown reasons
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Building a sustainable future for upcoming architects, civil engineers 18.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
MRF's iconic `breathing building', was designed by celebrated architect Charles Correa and stands as a prototype for a `green building' whose engineering is sustainable and ecofriendly. A whole industry today, fuelled by global trends and national projects like smart cities, wants to create such designs.
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MLAs press for big dams, desalination plants 17.5.2017 Hindu: National
Say Kerala’s interests in inter-State river sharing pacts should be protected
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Dry land agriculture to augment minor millets, pulses production 17.5.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
‘Cultivation of minor millets, pulses on 37,500 acres will be encouraged’
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NGO conducts ‘water campaign’ in Dhemaji 17.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
NGO conducts ‘water campaign’ in Dhemaji
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Darjeeling to get Rs 24 cr rainwater harvesting project 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to improve access to drinking water in Darjeeling, the West Bengal government is starting a Rs 24 crore rainwater harvesting project for slum dwellers, an official said on Tuesday.
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For sustainable livelihoods 15.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
If you are a farmer in Sirsi-Siddapur part of Uttara Kannada district looking to construct a rainwater harvesting tank or looking for skilled labourers to harvest the areca crop, but don't know where to go, look no further than Manuvikasa. Based in Siddapur taluk in Uttara Kannada district, the non-profit organisation caters to these requirements of farmers, and more. Manuvikasa was started in 2003 by a group of rural youths with the motto of social transformation. The organisation focuses on the issues of sustainable livelihood, natural resources management and conservation, women empowerment, and educational support to the underprivileged children. "We have a practical approach on sustainability and conservation," says Ganapathi Bhat, director of Manuvikasa. The organisation has a staff of 60 to manage and monitor everyday work, apart from volunteers from different walks of life. "Being a farmer myself, I have witnessed the difficulties faced by poor farmers. This prompted me to start this ...
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Minister Th Radheshyam inspects construction works 15.5.2017 Kangla Online
Minister Th Radheshyam inspects construction works
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Water conservation steps from next week 15.5.2017 Hindu: News
400 harvesting units to be installed
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Citizen activists take message of water conservation to residents 14.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A citizen activist group is taking matters into its own hands to address the issues plaguing the city with soaring mercury levels and severe water crisis. 'Water Warriors', in their 9th campaign, set out to create awareness among citizens on the importance of recycling water and rain water harvesting (RWH) at houses and workspaces at Horamavu (ward 25) on Sunday. While the last edition carried out last week was celebrated at Vijayanagar, this time, the Bengaluru Water Warriors — a citizen activist group along with various stakeholders such as Esther Enclave Residents' Welfare Association, B.PAC, BWSSB among others took the initiative to Horamavu. A poster-making competition and water quiz for children aged below 15 years was organised to encourage them to participate as young water champions. To disseminate information on water conservation, a street play by Abhinaya Taranga theatre group was held at two different places in Horamavu and Ramamurthy Nagar falling under KR Puram Assembly ...
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Demand for check dam gathers momentum 14.5.2017 Hindu: News
Citizens, activists demand a check dam near Palar-Ponnaiyar confluence point at Thengal
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NABARD project on water conservation under way in State 14.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
NABARD project on water conservation under way in State
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Water conservation: Nabard to help 1,00,000 villages before monsoon 13.5.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
The programme will cover both water-scarce and flood-affected areas in India
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