User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: water-harvesting
Last updated: Aug 17 2017 15:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Submit report on rain water harvesting in govt buildings: NGT to Delhi govt 17.8.2017 News
NGT asked Delhi govt to ensure that no project is approved without rain water harvesting systems
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Secy praises Mohali village water system 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Tableaux draw good response 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
Those of Forest, Water, and Education departments win prize
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State pinning hopes on northeast monsoon 14.8.2017 Hindu: Kerala
State registers 27% rainfall deficit during the period from June 1 to August 9, maximum deficit in Wayanad district
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Water distribution: KWA to divide city into various zones 13.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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It's time to act: CM Pinarayi Vijayan on weak monsoon 13.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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On water, a note of caution 12.8.2017 Hindu: Home
CM says proactive steps such as diverting rainwater to wells are needed
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HC seeks report on pollution in two villages 11.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
An NGO has complained of illegal quarrying nearby
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The city’s future 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Should we opt for large-scale inter-basin transfer of water or simpler solutions such as RWH? By S. Vishwanath
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‘Mylapore will be free of Tasmac outlets’ 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
MLA R. Nataraj says three outlets were closed in recent months
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Water crisis: Govt to set up task forces 10.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Depletion of Groundwater Resources 10.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 10: The National Water Policy (2012) formulated by Ministry of Water Resources, RD and GR, inter-alia, advocates conservation, promotion and protection of water and highlights the need for augmenting the availability of water through rain water harvesting, direct use of rainfall and other management measures. The National Water Policy (2012) has been forwarded to all State/UTs and concerned Central Government Ministries/ Departments for adoption.
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Water-smart practices needed to boost agriculture: WBCSD 9.8.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
A kilo of rice that you consume today has often devoured at least 3,000 litres of water in the process of its growth from seed to a harvested crop. Staggering as that number is, it is how rice farming...
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Water conservation 9.8.2017 Hindu: Opinion
In the Ganga Doab region, groundwater is heavily contaminated with heavy metal residue as a result of industrial waste. There are no checks on irrigation carried out using groundwater (“A gathering cr...
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RWAs to get incentives for cleanliness in colonies 7.8.2017 Hindu: News
The associations have been told to contribute their mite for development of city
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‘Speed up works at Peda Labudu’ 5.8.2017 Hindu: News
The 21 bore-wells sanctioned under “NTR Jalasiri” scheme for Peda Labudu, adopted by the Chief Minister, in the Agency area of the district should be readied, Collector Pravin Kumar has said.The deman...
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MGNREGS - Focus on Durable Assets showing 4.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Mahatma Gandhi NREGS has seen a significant demand for wage labour specially for water conservation works
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Model Law for Water Conservation 4.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 3: In order to ensure sustainable withdrawal and effective utilization of ground water and its management, an Inter Ministerial Committee has been constituted. Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR is the convener of the Committee which consists of Secretaries of Ministries of Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Panchayati Raj, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Environment and Forests and Climate Change.
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‘Submit detailed reports on drainage system’ 4.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar opposes govt's move to amend Land Revenue Act 3.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar opposed the proposed move by the state government to amend the Karnataka Land Revenue Act 1964 to denotify dried lakes and water bodies. The government should conserve the lakes, he said. He was speaking to reporters after visiting Sindigere in Lakhya hobli of Chikkamagaluru on Wednesday. "If we fail to conserve lakes, we will face acute shortage of water, which in turn will affect the lives of cattle. We should ensure that the lakes do not go dry. All efforts should be made to rejuvenate the lakes." The Art of Living has taken up an initiative to rejuvenate lakes and rivers for the last four years, he said. The work on rejuvenation of 30 rivers have been taken up in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. Percolation pits and check dams are constructed on the river basin and lakes. An effort is being made to recharge the ground water, which in turn will benefit the public, Ravi Shankar said. The work on rejuvenating 480 lakes on the basin of River Vedavathi in ...
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