User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Harvesting
Last updated: May 25 2018 19:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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HP seeks Rs 4,751 cr for rainwater harvesting projects 25.5.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh has sought central funding of Rs 4,751 crore for setting up rainwater harvesting structures, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Friday.
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Helipads set up for e-way opening 24.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Completed in two years, it will help decongest Delhi traffic
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Simple steps to overcome summer blues 24.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Associations promote various measures to preserve rainwater through awareness campaigns for citizens
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PM to inaugurate Eastern Peripheral Expressway on May 27 23.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) expressway, also known as Eastern Peripheral Expressway, on May 27. The inaugural ceremony will be held at the District Sports stadium of Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, a Haryana government release said here today. Before the inauguration of KGP Expressway, the Prime Minister would inaugurate the Digital Art Gallery of National Highway Authoritys of India (NHAI) at the toll plaza in Jakhauli village in district Sonipat. Regarding preparations for the arrival of the Prime Minister, the release said that helipads have been set up on KGP Expressway only. "The construction of KGP expressway would relieve Delhi from traffic congestion. This project had been completed in a record time of two years at the cost of Rs 5,763 crore. It is the country's first Axis Control Highway and the vehicles would have to pay toll equivalent to their travel," it said. At every 500 metres, arrangement of rain water harvesting has been ...
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Boat ambulance service launched to treat fishermen at high sea 23.5.2018 General News
With a view to provide emergency medical treatment to fishermen in the high seas, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched '108' boat ambulance service here today. Along with the boat ambulance service, Rupani also launched a mobile application to streamline the operations of the '108' ambulance service in the state, run by a non-profit organisation - GVK EMRI. A release issued by the state government said, two boat ambulances have been deployed initially to respond to any medical emergency faced by the fishermen in the high sea. "Each boat ambulance will have five crew members, including a captain and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)," it said. This ambulance service, which will be available 24X7, would prove beneficial to around 1.40 lakh fishermen in the state, it added. Each ambulance will carry 32 types of basic medicines, four disposable medical consumables and 21 types of non-disposable equipments, such as automated external defibrillator (AED) machine ..
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In Rockfort City, civic water managers are a relieved lot 23.5.2018 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Summer showers and release of water from Mettur dam have eased pressure
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Highway building, water bodies construction can go hand in hand: Gadkari 20.5.2018 General News
A programme to push construction of water bodies in drought-prone areas in lieu of soil excavated to be used in highway building has come in handy to create 2,841 tmc of storage capacity in Buldana district of Maharashtra, which could have cost around Rs 43 crore to the state, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said. A pilot project in drought-prone Buldana district is underway to usges ensuring water, jobs and infrastructure to people, Gadkari reveale earth materials excavated from 202 sites, where ponds and water bodies are being dug and desilted, for 12 highway projects in the district, Gadkari, who holds multiple portfolios, including highways and water resources, told PTI. The project will benefit at least 112 villaed. Enthused by the results of the pilot project, Gadkari exuded confidence that such a model can be replicated successfully in states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh which battle with acute water shortage. Around 12 highways projects are underway .
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Makkal Needhi Maiam to take Cauvery movement to the masses 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
All-party meet stresses the need to desilt water bodies, hike MSP
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Preparing for the monsoon 18.5.2018 Hindu: Life & Style
Rainwater harvesting systems need special attention, and storm-water drains must be examined and quickly cleaned. By S. Vishwanath
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A tale of depleting water table 16.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Low groundwater level stalls day-to-day activities
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Facilities in villages to look up, thanks to NREGA: Collector 16.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Infrastructure project will be completed in a couple of months, he says
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Members of Hindu outfit booked for heckling farmers’ leader 14.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Ayyakannu submits a petition to Vellore District Collector seeking waiver of farm loans
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Runnels from deep under: A glimpse into the life Kasaragod's suranga digger 12.5.2018 Hindu: Health
It’s the height of a merciless summer in the Bedadka panchayat area in Kasaragod, the northernmost district of Kerala, in May. And yet, this farm is a
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Water harvesting will protect Gujarat: Rupani 11.5.2018 General News
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has launched a campaign to conserve water in his state. Called the 'Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan', this water conservation drive was started on May 1 and will continue till May 31.Around 1,300 reservoirs are set to be distilled and 34 rivers will be cleaned during this month-long drive.Rupani also said that it is the biggest water conservation drive that India has ever witnessed and added that it will help to tackle the shortage of water for irrigation and drinking purposes in the state.Rupani said that his government is securing Gujarat's future through this water accumulation campaign.He also accused the opposition Congress party of making false allegations.Prior to this, Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani said he is ready to resign from the state assembly if his charge that the Sauri dam being built by the BJP government could not be found turns out to be untrue.Dhanani, according to local media reports, has accused all BJP government ...
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A huge bunch of promises 10.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
A look at the Hyderabad Karnataka regional manifesto released by Congress ahead of Assembly elections
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‘Society must be empowered to protect natural resources’ 9.5.2018 Hindu: National
Rajendra Singh says water conservation should be a people’s movement
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Summer paddy introduced for making Dima Hasao self-reliant 9.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Summer paddy introduced for making Dima Hasao self-reliant
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Bollywood weddings get eco-friendly 7.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Bollywood weddings get eco-friendly
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Gujarat teachers told to offer 'Shramdaan' to deepen water bodies 5.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
As if engaging Gujarat government teachers in census data gathering, election duties and promoting health awareness campaigns was not enough, now they have been asked them to help deepen water bodies in the state by offering "Shramdaan" (voluntary manual service).
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Public transport in Bengaluru is the most irresponsible: BN Vijayakumar 4.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BN Vijayakumar spoke about his work in Jayanagar constituency, the sad story of waste composting in Jayanagar, cycle lanes, public transport and more, in an interview done a week before he died. »
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