User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Watershed-Devt
Last updated: Sep 08 2017 23:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Agriculture Ministry readies 7 point strategy to double farmers income 8.9.2017 ET: Agriculture
The ministry is also working to address concerns of farmers on crop loss and giving a push to allied activities such as encouraging horticulture, dairying, fisheries, poultry and beekeeping among others, it said.
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WOTR bags UN award for work on land degradation 5.8.2017 Hindu: States
Second Pune-based NGO in recent months to bag major UN award
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Belagavi ZP’s water conversation project, Jalamruta, wins award 3.7.2017 Hindu: News
Water conservation projects taken up by the Belagavi Zilla Panchayat to find a long-term solution to the drought of 2016 have won the Union Panchayatraj Ministry’s award for effective MGNREGA implemen...
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Belagavi’s water conservation project Jalamruta bags award 25.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Water conservation projects taken up by the Belagavi zilla panchayat to find a long term solution to the drought have won the Union Panchayat Raj Ministry’s award for effective Mahatma Gandhi Nationa...
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Now states to be ranked on efficient water management 14.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
States across India would soon be ranked on their efficient management of water resources as the NITI Aayog has developed a Composite Water Management Index to assess them and to encourage them to improve their rating.
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend $900 mn 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Piped water supply to construction of hostels to stadiums, local governments have big plans for the $900 million collected from mining companies under a 2015 law, but the people living in these districts have not been involved in deciding where the money will be spent, according an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend Rs 5,800 cr 13.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Total amount likely to be higher as Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu yet to set up DMFs in all districts
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LSGIs to chart river revival plan 9.6.2017 Hindu: National
Focus on watershed management of Varattar and Aadi-Pampa rivers
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Price water right, recycle sewage to combat crisis, secure future 9.6.2017 TOI: India
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Master plan to be prepared for Kanampuzha river revival 25.5.2017 Hindu: News
5,000 saplings to be planted along the banks of the river
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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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Ooty flower show to begin on May 19 15.5.2017 Hindu: National
More than 15,000 potted plants to be on display at the three-day show
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PM reviews progress of 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana' 30.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the progress of the "Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana" (PMKSY), the flagship irrigation programme of the government, an official said.
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States to be ranked on their water management 19.3.2017 TOI: India
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Check dams to replenish ground water 15.3.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
The multi-arch buttress check dams built by the Bidar zilla panchayat in 2005, revolutionised the method of rainwater harvesting across the district. After 12 years, they have been recognised by the S...
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Himachal forests affected by lantana shrub 3.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
More than 230,000 hectares of forests in Himachal Pradesh are under a canopy of exotic lantana weed, a flowering shrub, that is "seriously" threatening the natural regeneration of native plant species, Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri said on Friday.
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FCC chief Ajit Pai rails against net neutrality 2.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Consumer advocates had hailed the privacy rules as a watershed development
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Collector leads the way 23.2.2017 Hindu: National
Collector Prashant M. Wadnere has made it a regular practice to travel in a government bus for a number of government programmes. On Wednesday, along with a group of nearly 30 officials Mr. Wadnere em...
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Bidar NGO to develop model villages 9.1.2017 Hindu: Home
Organization for Bidar Transformation (ORBIT ), a Bidar-based NGO, will develop 8 to 10 model villages across the district to mark its silver jubilee celebrations. ORBIT has taken up welfare and deve...
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Cabinet approves MoU between India, Kenya on bilateral cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors 4.1.2017 New Kerala: India News
Cabinet approves MoU between India, Kenya on bilateral cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors
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