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DRP News Bulletin 20 March 2017 (South India Reeling Under Severe Drought)

The drought has extended its grip in the South, with the South-West (S-W) monsoon falling significantly short and the North-East monsoon proving a total failure. Reeling under the impact of failed monsoons, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have declared…

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DRP News Bulletin 02 Jan 2017 (Corruption in Nepal’s Hydro Power Projects)

The latest report of Transparency International reveals that lack of dependable hydrological data, authentic study, action plans giving dual meaning, lack of transparency in the power purchase agreement and a failure to increase the risk-bearing capacity among power developers have…

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Open Letter to Govt: Is there any justification for Polavaram dam? Will Govt probe the irregularities in the project?

E.A.S.Sarma 14-40-4/1 Gokhale Road Maharanipeta Visakhapatnam 530002 Mobile: 919866021646 Email: eassarma@gmail.com 15-10-2016 To Shri Ashok Lavasa Secretary (Expenditure) Ministry of Finance Govt of india   Shri Shashi Shekhar Secretary Ministry of Water Resources (MOWR) Govt of India   Shri G S…

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DRP News Update from SANDRP: January 2015

DRP News Update from SANDRP January 2015: The following news stories are about dams, rivers & people, mostly from India but also some from South Asia and rest of the world. This is for the period Jan 1 to Feb 12,…

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Dam’ned: A Film on Polavaram Dam Give Voice to the Unheard

At a time when the creation of separate Telengana state from Andhra Pradesh is making headlines in the national media, the issue Polavaram dam seems to have been sidelined in media. But Polavaram dam holds huge significance in this situation…

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