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Category: India Rivers Week


Nominations for BPS-2017 & Shri Anupam Mishra Memorial Medal-2017 Invited

Dear All, Greetings from the India Rivers Week (IRW) Organising Committee! This is to request for nominations for Bhagirath Prayaas Samman (BPS) 2017. As you will recall BPS is an attempt to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding, inspirational, unsung initiatives in…

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North-East India (Excluding-Brahmputra) Rivers Profile

The River system in North East, other than the Brahmaputra, can be classified as the Barak River system and minor Rivers flowing to Bangladesh and Burma. The Barak River, Gumti River, Myntdu River etc are some of the major Rivers…

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“Citizens’ Concern for Dams and Development”: the voice of vulnerable honored with Bhagirath Prayas Samman at India Rivers Week 2016

Manipur in the North East is characterized by lush terrain, flowing rivers, and diverse flora and fauna.[1] This region forms an important part of the Indo-Myanmar biodiversity hotspot, one of the 25 global biodiversity hotspots recognized recently.[2] This picturesque setting…

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Bhagirath Prayas Samman for Dineshkumar Mishraji: Helping us understand Rivers and Floods

In the midst of a serious meeting pontificating on water issues, suddenly one hears an evocative sher in impeccable Urdu, followed by laughter and rounds of Irshad. The sher captures a lot in a few lines. For an MTech Engineer…

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India Rivers Day to be celebrated on Nov 28, 2015 – Letter from Organisers

Dear River Friends, You may recall many of us celebrated India’s Rivers at the first ever India Rivers Week (IRW) held at the WWF-India Secretariat New Delhi from 24-27, Nov 2014. IRW 2014 was organized by an organising committee (OC)…

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LET OUR RIVERS LIVE – DELHI DECLARATION

India Rivers Week, 24-27 November 2014, New Delhi

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Dr. Latha Anantha, CPSS and River Research Centre: For the rivers to flow..

Above: Latha with her friends at Athirappilly Falls. Photo: Parineeta Dandekar It is difficult for me to write impersonally about the work of Bhagirath Prayas Samman recipient Dr. Latha Anantha. She is Latha Chechi to me, a close friend and…

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Union Minister Uma Bharti at IRW: “Government will not proceed with interlinking of rivers if environmental consequences are adverse”

Press Release:                                                                            …

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India Rivers Week Day 2 roots strongly for Flowing Rivers!

 INDIA RIVERS WEEK _ November 25, 2014 “A river is an ecological system that flows and performs many functions” says Ramaswamy R Iyer, former Secretary to the Government of India, at the India Rivers Week 2014 Over 125 river experts,…

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Celebrating the story of Koel-Karo resistance: KKJS gets Bhigirath Prayas Samman at first India Rivers Week

Above: KKJS Activists receiving Bhagirath Prayas Samman Award from Justice Madan Lokur Photo: IRW We are happy to share the story of Koel Karo Resistance even as the Koel Karo Jan Sangathan gets the Bhagirath Prayas Samman at First India Rivers…

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