User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Conservation
Last updated: Sep 18 2018 16:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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With ‘upcycling labs,’ ‘safai banks’ and more, can environmental education save our planet? 18.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Right from pre-schools to online digital academies for adult practitioners, educators are coming up with many innovative programmes to promote sustainability and spread awareness about the environment. The question is whether these can really create impact in the long run.
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HC takes up PIL on Loktak 16.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
HC takes up PIL on Loktak
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Ministry of Water Resources invites entries for National Water Awards 2018 13.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In view of the importance of water resources management in India, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has instituted National Water Awards with the objective to encourage all stakeholders to manage their water resources efficiently and create a water consciousness in the country.
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CWC report on Kerala dams relevant to NE 12.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CWC report on Kerala dams relevant to NE
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Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with Russian Ministers at Vladivostok 11.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Suresh Prabhu and Russian Federation Minister, Dmitry Kobylkin, releasing a book on tiger conservation at Vladivostok Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, had a meeting with Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation.
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Experts call for cultivation of climate resilient crops in NE 10.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Experts call for cultivation of climate resilient crops in NE
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Inside Nanmangalam Reserve Forest, Chennai’s lesser-known natural gem 8.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Did you know that Chennai has two reserve forests within its metropolitan limits? One among them is the last remaining natural forest of the landscape.
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Central team visits landslide-hit areas of Kohima, Phek 7.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Central team visits landslide-hit areas of Kohima, Phek
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Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao Contest: Mohd. Amjad, Supreeth Dev and Chandan Kumar win prizes in the second fortnight 6.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation announced the winners for the second fortnight (25 July- 08 August) of the Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao contest. Mohd Amjad from Patna, Sh. Supreeth Dev from Tumkur, Karnataka and Sh. Chandan Kumar from Champaran have secured the first, second and third positions respectively for the period 25th July to 8th August 2018.
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What can Bengaluru expect from BBMP’s 14.4-crore plan to send pourakarmikas to Singapore? 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
More than 500 pourakarmikas have already visited Singapore at a cost of Rs 80000 each, as part of BBMP's plan to send a targeted 1800 waste workers for training and international exposure. But what have they brought back and how much of it is being implemented?
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Microsoft 'AI for Earth' programme selects 7 grantees from India 4.9.2018 Sify Finance
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DLF Foundation embarks on 'Save the Himalayas' initiative 28.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 28 (NewsVoir): DLF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of DLF Ltd., recently supported the 'Save the Himalayas Foundation' to organize its first international conference titled 'Saving
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United move in Barpeta for river dolphin protection 26.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
United move in Barpeta for river dolphin protection
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PM inaugurates various projects in Junagadh district 23.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated various projects in Junagadh district. These included the Government Civil Hospital, a milk processing plant and some buildings of the Junagadh Agriculture University.
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Fury of floods: Persistent neglect of drainage & conservation 20.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
Extraordinary tragedy in Kerala has brought into sharp focus the persistent, pervasive and profound neglect of drainage, waterbodies, conservation of catchment areas, excessive denudation of forest, and several other areas of resource management. With environmental clearance further relaxed by the Ministry of Forest and environment, such disasters are likely to recur more often and widely. The human deaths are most tragic but animal deaths are no less tragic. Let me enumerate the factors which are well known but needs restatement responsible for floods: having excessive rains in western ghat area is not extraordinary. In 1924, the rainfall was almost double but the loss was much less. Why has damage increased with less intense rainfall? The western ghats have been denuded and devastated with unbridled exploitation through mining. Gadgil Committee had suggested conservation measure which were ignored by everybody including civil society. His report was seen as anti-development. The chickens have come to ...
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Everyone is a Chief Minister: Dhar 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Everyone is a Chief Minister: Dhar
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“Release of compensatory afforestation fund to states will help in meeting Nation’s INDCs”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 14.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Underlining that the CAF Bill was earlier passed by Lok Sabha in the year 2008, but the same could not be passed in Rajya Sabha , Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “Now, after coming to power in 2014, our Government again took up the initiative and introduced CAF Bill in 2015 and after a lot of debate in Parliament, the Bill was passed in 2016 and the CAF Act was published on August 3, 2016”.
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Realignment of Cropping Pattern 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare emphasize for holistic development of agriculture including land, crop and water productivity. In order to enhance water use efficiency and judicious use of irrigation water, incentives are given for water saving devices like sprinklers, drip, raingun etc. besides promotion of resource conservation technologies under the Schemes like Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) (per drop more crop) etc. The cropping pattern is dependent on various factors viz. agro- climatic condition of the region, availability of resources like land & water, market forces, socio-economic condition of the farmers and change as per the available resources.
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Winners of first fortnight of `Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao` contest announced 9.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The contest was launched by the Ministry with the objective of spreading awareness about water conservation in collaboration with the MyGov portal. Any Indian citizen can participate in the contest.
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Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao Contest: Shreshth Sahu, Satish Mewada and Gopal Prajapati Win Prizes in the First Fort Night 8.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation announced the winners for the first fortnight of the Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao contest that was launched on 10th July 2018.
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