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Category: water-harvesting
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TN CM Palaniswami meets PM Modi, seeks help for various schemes 24.5.2017 TOI: India
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Centre should reconsider its decision to introduce NEET examination in Tamil Nadu and exempt the state from it in the interest of students.
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TN CM meets PM, seeks Central help for various schemes 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Centre should reconsider its decision to introduce NEET examination in Tamil Nadu and exempt the state from it in the interest of students.
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Pimple Saudagar society harvests rainwater, goes free of tankers 24.5.2017 TOI: Pune Times
A Pimple Saudagar housing society has shown a diligent way towards effective water management in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Representatives of buildings in key residential areas like Wakad, Punawale, Moshi, Pimple Saudagar and Nigdi organised a visit on Sunday to Roseland Residency Cooperative Housing Society in order to imbibe methods of rainwater harvesting (RWH) from the latter.
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Nerul locals blame themselves as tisreo harvest drops 50% in 10 yrs 24.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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JK Paper lines up Rs 650 crore for investment, capex 24.5.2017 Business Standard: Today
JK Paper Limited (JKPL) line up around $100 million for investment and capex. The project will be backed by IFC's investment of around $50 million.JKPL is a leading Indian producer of office papers, packaging boards, printing and writing papers, and specialty papers.The proposed project consists of capacity and efficiency improvement capital expenditures at the two existing plants and refinancing of existing debt.IFC's investment aims to help the Company improve its productivity and restructure its balance sheet, in the process preparing the Company to capitalize on growth opportunities expected to be available in the sector in the short to medium term.The total project cost is estimated at approximately US$100 million. The proposed IFC investment is in the form of secured non-convertible debentures (NCDs) of up to Rs 3.35 billion ($50 million equivalent).The Project locations are at the Company's two plants JK Paper Mills, also called Unit JKPM located at Odisha, and in Central Pulp .
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Meet the collector who walks the water talk 24.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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India uses up more groundwater than US & China 23.5.2017 TOI: Home
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A platform on the banks of Iruvazhinji to promote green lifestyle 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
Green Carpet offers an array of eco-friendly lifestyle products under single roof
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Major tanks being dredged in and around Kumbakonam 21.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
The Kumbakonam municipality has taken up dredging eight major tanks at an estimate of ₹ 8 crore in six wards in the town with a view to augmenting rainwater harvesting capacity. In fact, work on five ...
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Officials who exploit farmers won't be spared: UP CM Yogi Adityanath 21.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Instructed the officials to complete the process of purchasing of wheat from farmers by June 15
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Kudimaramathu scheme progressing well, says Sellur Raju 21.5.2017 Hindu: News
“Enormous scope to improve groundwater table as water bodies have been cleaned up”
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Tamil Nadu rural bank announces loan to create water-related infrastructure 20.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Tamil Nadu rural bank announces loan to create water-related infrastructure
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Preparing for the monsoon 19.5.2017 Hindu: Youth
If you have a rainwater harvesting system, now is the right time to clean filters and storage/recharge systems. By S. Vishwanath
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HC calls for status report on Kollidam barrage 19.5.2017 Hindu: National
Petitioner says project was conceived in 1990s but shelved for unknown reasons
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Building a sustainable future for upcoming architects, civil engineers 18.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
MRF's iconic `breathing building', was designed by celebrated architect Charles Correa and stands as a prototype for a `green building' whose engineering is sustainable and ecofriendly. A whole industry today, fuelled by global trends and national projects like smart cities, wants to create such designs.
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MLAs press for big dams, desalination plants 17.5.2017 Hindu: National
Say Kerala’s interests in inter-State river sharing pacts should be protected
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Dry land agriculture to augment minor millets, pulses production 17.5.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
‘Cultivation of minor millets, pulses on 37,500 acres will be encouraged’
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NGO conducts ‘water campaign’ in Dhemaji 17.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
NGO conducts ‘water campaign’ in Dhemaji
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Darjeeling to get Rs 24 cr rainwater harvesting project 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to improve access to drinking water in Darjeeling, the West Bengal government is starting a Rs 24 crore rainwater harvesting project for slum dwellers, an official said on Tuesday.
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For sustainable livelihoods 15.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
If you are a farmer in Sirsi-Siddapur part of Uttara Kannada district looking to construct a rainwater harvesting tank or looking for skilled labourers to harvest the areca crop, but don't know where to go, look no further than Manuvikasa. Based in Siddapur taluk in Uttara Kannada district, the non-profit organisation caters to these requirements of farmers, and more. Manuvikasa was started in 2003 by a group of rural youths with the motto of social transformation. The organisation focuses on the issues of sustainable livelihood, natural resources management and conservation, women empowerment, and educational support to the underprivileged children. "We have a practical approach on sustainability and conservation," says Ganapathi Bhat, director of Manuvikasa. The organisation has a staff of 60 to manage and monitor everyday work, apart from volunteers from different walks of life. "Being a farmer myself, I have witnessed the difficulties faced by poor farmers. This prompted me to start this ...
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