Desilted "Ganesh Sagar" of Pingori village Photo:www.dagdushetganapati.oeg

Local Initiatives for drought-proofing Maharashtra

Although infamous for the failure of its large dam approach and the recent dam scam, Maharashtra has also been one of the most progressive states in the country when it comes to watershed development, participatory water management and a pioneering…


Huge Potential of System of Rice Intensification: SRI needs government attention

It is officially the monsoon season but there are no dark clouds to be seen on the horizon as yet in majority parts of the country. This year, like some previous drought years, the monsoon has disappointed and the rice…


Cheyyur Ultra Mega Thermal Power Project in Tamil Nadu will harm water & agriculture security of the area: study

PRESS RELEASE – 14 July, 2014 Study report can be downloaded at: The Cheyyur power project will damage water reserves, harm agriculture and interfere with local drainage routes leading to increased flooding in some areas and reduced rain water flow to…


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