User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Harvesting
Last updated: Jul 20 2018 15:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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CPWD Planting 50,000 Trees in Delhi- Installing Rain Water Harvesting System and Waste Water Recycling Plant in all its Major Projects as a Part of Water Conservation Measure 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
This is with reference to a news report published in a local daily dated 14.7.2018 based on a Press Conference addressed by DG, CPWD during the celebration of 164th day of the organisation.  The news report has attributed a statement to the DG as regards felling trees in Delhi.
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PM to inaugurate new ASI Headquarters in New Delhi 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), at Tilak Marg in New Delhi on July 12, 2018. The new Headquarters building has been equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including energy efficient lighting and rainwater harvesting.
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21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020 6.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At the bottom of the water index for 2016-17 are Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Haryana, which are major producers of paddy, wheat, along with a host of horticulture crops.
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Swachhata Awards 2018 of MSME Ministry 4.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Giriraj Singh, MoS (I/C) giving away the Swachhata Awards 2018 Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) celebrated Swachhata Pakhwada from 16th to 30th June, 2018. Union Minister of State (I/C),Giriraj Singh distributed the Awards at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi today.
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Chennai Buzz: Road widening, beautification, flood mitigation — and all that made news last week 2.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Start your week by catching up on some of the buzz in your city last week. A quick recap of some important headlines. »
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State government to promote bamboo cultivation 26.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Project on 1,250 acres to give sustainable income to farmers
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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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Green & Safe Jaipur holds 1st meet 23.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
Constituted to ensure accelerated implementation of development projects, a government promoted society for Green and Safe Jaipur held its first meeting in couple of years at head office of Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) on Friday.  The ‘Harit aur Surakshit Jaipur’ society has been constituted in accordance with state government budget announcement of 2014 and its executive committee was announced in September 2016 but its office-bearers took a considerable time to meet for the first time. “The process for selection of members and other formalities took the time. The society shall work efficiently now onward as its offices have been completed,” said MLA Surendra Pareek, who is among the three local MLA members of the society. Amazingly, he was the only member MLA to be present at the long-awaited meeting of the society held at JDA. The society executive committee headed by Jaipur development commissioner, includes three local MLAs, three councillors, representatives of trade bodies, citizen ...
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Govt to fine misuse of piped drinking water 21.6.2018 Hindu: News
Hints at reducing charge of piped drinking water
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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Speech of Nitin Gadkari in the International Conference on Water for Sustainable Development 20.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Following is the Text of speech delivered by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in the “Conference on International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-28” held at Dushanbe, Tajikistan:- Tajikistan has taken a leading role to get the theme of water at the centre of global Sustainable Development Goals for the coming decade.
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Water audit at school calls for better management 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Need for proper rainwater harvesting, recycling of water
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Mixed response to proposal to get water from Linganamakki dam 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
One argument is for Bengaluru to harness its resources instead of diverting river water from other regions
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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani named in panel on Agri & MNREGA 19.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is among the seven chief ministers who have been included in a committee that will make recommendations on a coordinated policy approach on the subject of 'Agriculture and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The committee was announced at the fourth meeting of the NITI Aayog Governing Council in New Delhi on Sunday. The committee will be headed by Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and also comprise chief ministers of Bihar (Nitish Kumar), Sikkim (Pavan Chamling), UP (Yogi Adityanath), West Bengal (Mamata Banerjee) and Andhra Pradesh (N Chandrababu Naidu). The committee will make recommendations for increasing farmers' income through agriculture related activities under MGNREGA before sowing and after harvesting. The state government said in a release that it is committed to achieve the prime minister's goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022. It cited the example of the water conservation drive under which de-silting of river bodies was ...
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Jaisalmer Military Station to get a makeover to become 'smart' 19.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
While the state government has taken several initiatives under the Smart city Programme, now it is the Indian Army which has undertaken a similar initiative and started development of a military station. The development is expected to provide major boost to the local economy and aid ecological conservation and balance. The Jaisalmer Military Station is being developed into a Smart Armed Forces Station for which a detailed plan has been formulated in consonance with the eight key areas identified by the Central government for development of Smart Cities. A systematic development of habitat is being undertaken incorporating the concept of Smart Building and Green Building Norms. Some of the unique facilities provided in these dwelling units would be rain water harvesting, centralised garbage disposal system, solar water heater, solar security lights, underground electric cabling, LED lighting system, provision of LPG through pipelines, prepaid electricity and water meters, waste disposal chutes, passenger ...
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On a mission to avert monsoon woes 19.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
PWD will desilt 20 tanks and 32 ponds and clear weeds from canals ahead of the rains
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PepsiCo Foundation commits $4.26 million grant to WaterAid 18.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
It is in tune with its global goal to provide access to safe water.
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Accent on harvesting rainwater 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Lieutenant Governor urges PWD to work with Pondicherry University to recharge water table
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Probe into ‘illegal’ check-dam ordered 16.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Private property developer in the dock
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