DRP News Bulletin 08 May 2017 (Inspiring Tale: How Kerala Panchayat bring a dying river back to life)

The Kuttamperoor stream in Kerala, connecting the Pampa and Achankovil rivers, had been a nearly stagnant, shrunken cesspool of dumped waste and weeds for more than a decade. Some weeks ago, it was resuscitated as a flowing river, thanks to…

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Open Letter to Chief Minister of Maharashtra: Stop Westwards diversion of water from Krishna basin

OPEN LETTER TO HON. CHIEF MINISTER OF MAHARASHTRA: Water Diversion from Krishna basin by Koyna and Tata Dams: Maharashtra is violating Human Rights, National & State Water Policy August 18, 2015 Dear Shri Devendra Fadnavis, As we all know, large…

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India Budget 2015: Is there any hope for rivers, environment or farmers?

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Maiden Full year budget presented to the Parliament on Feb 28, 2015 invited a lot of hype. Let us see what his statement of account for the 2015-16 has in store for rivers, environment, Himalayas,…

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