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South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) is an informal network working on issues related to rivers, communities and large scale water infrastructure like dams: their environmental and social impacts, their performance and issues related to governance of…

About

South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) is an informal network working on issues related to rivers, communities and large scale water infrastructure like dams: their environmental and social impacts, their performance and issues related to governance of…

About

South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) is an informal network working on issues related to rivers, communities and large scale water infrastructure like dams: their environmental and social impacts, their performance and issues related to governance of…

Climate Change

Dr. Roxy Mathew Koll: “Warming Indian Ocean means a Weakening Indian Monsoon”

Above: All-India Summer Monsoon (June-September) Rainfall Anomalies during 1871-2015. Note that since 1950s, not only has the incidence of droughts increased, but rainfall in the excess of 10% has also decreased markedly Source: IITM Paper Interanual Variations of Indian Summer Monsoon…

Farmers, Rivers and the Environment in Union Budget 2016-17

Above: Canals of Tillari Project, on of the AIBP Project supported in Union Budget 2016-17, unused and derelict Photo: Parineeta Dandekar Massive expenditure on Large Dams will only help contractors The Union Budget 2016-17 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley…

CHENNAI FLOODS: Cities today, countryside tomorrow?

Above: Chennai International Airport & the Adyar river GUEST BLOG by: Manoj Misra (yamunajiye@gmail.com) Chennai is going through the same hell today that Mumbai did in July 2005, Surat in August 2006, Ambala and Moradabad in 2010 and Srinagar and…

Gawadewadi: A success story of participatory small scale water conservation

Background Clean roads, lush green farms and wells having water even at the peak of summer is what one notices when one enters Gawdewadi Village of Ambegaon Taluka in Pune Distrct. Ralegan Siddhi and Hiware Bazar villages of Maharashtra are…

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