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Category: water-harvesting
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SABHAS COVER MORE GROUND 23.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
SABHAS COVER MORE GROUND
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Four villages marooned as breach develops in check-dam bund 23.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Four villages marooned as breach develops in check-dam bund
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Water supply works must under CSR 23.11.2014 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
In view of importance of water supply and sanitation works in the state, the government has made it compulsory for big companies to undertake these works under corporate social responsibility ...
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Sabhas cover more ground 22.11.2014 Hindu: Home
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Revived traditional irrigation brings joy to Assam farmers (Agriculture Feature) 22.11.2014 All News-IANS Stories
The gurgling water flowing fast through a traditional canal system that has been revived in water-scarce parts of Assam has brought cheer to farmers who now look forward to a bumper harvest.
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Revived traditional irrigation brings joy to Assam farmers (Agriculture Feature) 22.11.2014 New Kerala: Business India
Guwahati, Nov 22 : The gurgling water flowing fast through a traditional canal system that has been revived in water-scarce parts of Assam has brought cheer to farmers who now look forward to a bumper harvest.
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Farmers concerned over delay in settling crop insurance claims 21.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Farmers concerned over delay in settling crop insurance claims
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Crack down on illegal water connections, CM tells BWSSB 21.11.2014 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday instructed the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) to crack down on unauthorised water connections in the City and disconnect them without any hesitation. Expressing concern over the high percentage of unaccounted for water (UFW), the chief minister asked the board officials to strive to reduce the current UFW percentage of 46 to the international standard of 15 per cent in the coming years. As per BWSSB records, there is 22 per cent of unauthorised and illegal water connections and 15 per cent of leakage of water while distribution. Speaking at the golden jubilee celebration of the BWSSB here, Siddaramaiah urged the public to adopt rainwater harvesting (RWH) on their buildings. "Bengaluru receives over 10 TMC (Thousand Million Cubic) of rainwater throughout the year. If at least 50 per cent of this rainwater is stored and used, the City's water crisis can be solved to a great extent. There is a need for greater awareness among the general public ...
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Jaya’s RWH Scheme Pays off as Groundwater Level Rises 21.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Need to prepare in advance for 2015 monsoon: Birendra Singh 20.11.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Nov 20 : States need to take steps in advance to prepare for the 2015 monsoon so that maximum water can be stored in those few months, Rural Development Minister Birendra Singh said Thursday.
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Minister of Rural Development Inaugurates Workshop on Construction and Desilting of Checkdams and Water Harvesting Structures Make Water Conservation a People's Mass Movement: Chaudhary Birender Singh 20.11.2014 Latest News
The Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh said that the States need to take advance steps to prepare for the monsoon of 2015 so that maximum water can be stored in ...
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Need to prepare in advance for 2015 monsoon: Birendra Singh 20.11.2014 All News-IANS Stories
States need to take steps in advance to prepare for the 2015 monsoon so that maximum water can be stored in those few months, Rural Development Minister Birendra Singh said Thursday.
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Take steps on water conservation next monsoon: Government to states 20.11.2014 ET: Agriculture
"The states need to take advance steps to prepare for the monsoon of 2015 so that maximum water can be stored in those few months for the benefit of all," Singh said.
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Inter-linking of river will enhance irrigation facilities: Uma 20.11.2014 deccanherald.com
Emphasising the need for inter- linking of rivers in the country, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati today said the project would bring about 90 per cent of arable land under irrigation. "Inter-linking of rivers would enhance irrigation facilities to 90 per cent of farm lands in the country," she said while inaugurating the national conference on issues for optimal use of water resources titled Jal Manthan here. According to Agriculture ministry data, 40 per cent of the agriculture land is irrigated and accounts for 55 per cent of total production, while 60 per cent is rain-fed and contribute 45 per cent to total output. Pointing out that there was no water crunch, Bharati stressed on the need for conservation of water through measures like rain water harvesting. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Rural Development Chaudhary Birender Singh said that 86 per cent of drinking water supply schemes were based on ground water and proper attention should be paid for water security planning. "In this ...
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Minister of Rural Development Inaugurates Workshop on Construction and Desilting of Checkdams and Water Harvesting Structures 20.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh said that the States need to take advance steps to prepare for the monsoon of 2015 so that maximum water can be stored in those few months for the benefit of all. He was addressing the delegates from all states after inaugurating the two-day workshop on ‘Construction and Desilting of Checkdams/ Water Harvesting Structures’ in New Delhi today.
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CM exhorts BWSSB officials to reduce water wastage 20.11.2014 Hindu: News
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday exhorted the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) officials to crack down on unauthorised connections without a second thought and reduce the u...
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ESR report confirms city’s scary water environment 19.11.2014 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
ESR report confirms city’s scary water environment
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MNNIT offers help to update officials on rain harvesting 18.11.2014 Allahabad - City - The Times of India
Following announcement of Allahabad being developed into a smart city, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) has offered its services to brief government officials about advanced techniques and corrective measures for installation of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) System.
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Agri-engg. graduates seek role in farm mechanisation 18.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Agri-engg. graduates seek role in farm mechanisation
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Rain hit 25% vineyards in district, say grape growers 18.11.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Rain hit 25% vineyards in district, say grape growers
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