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Category: water-harvesting
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Growing Record Breaking Yam! 6.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
V S Syamkumar, a farmer from Neyyattinkara, is on a mission to grow the world’s biggest elephant foot yam. The height of the plant is currently 278 centimetres and the girth at the root is 68 centimetres
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PMKSY to subsume three irrigation programmes 6.7.2015 Latest News
Allocation: Rs 50,000 cr spread over a period of five years
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Rejuvenating a barren stretch of land near Mumbra Devi hill with harvested rainwater 5.7.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Rejuvenating a barren stretch of land near Mumbra Devi hill with harvested rainwater
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Gopabandhu Academy Shows The Way to Conserve Energy 5.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
The administrative officers’ training school generates 70 pc energy from solar power
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Eco-Stewards: Guidelines Framed 4.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Water from rain in June could have lasted 150 days if stored 3.7.2015 Thane - City - The Times of India
The city has received nearly 500% more rainfall this year in June itself compared to last ...
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'Well Water in City Highly Contaminated' 3.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
According to authorities, the contact of sewage water directly with the ground water has resulted in the contamination
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Rain plays havoc for Vannamei growers 3.7.2015 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Repeated spells of rainfall recorded across the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh recently have changed the chemical parameters of the water in the fishponds under Vannamei shrimp cultivation, le...
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TN offers subsidy to boost roof top solar units 2.7.2015 HBL: Home
The Tamil Nadu Government would like installation of roof top solar plants to become a people’s movement, as had happened with rain water harvesting in the State. The State offers a subsi...
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Venkaiah meets industry executives in US 2.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Washington, July 2 : Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday met US industry executives here and discussed opportunities in schemes launched by his ministry.
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Venkaiah meets industry executives in US 2.7.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday met US industry executives here and discussed opportunities in schemes launched by his ministry.
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Alumni group wants CAG audit of Stephen’s books 1.7.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Alumni of St Stephen’s college has written to the human resource development ministry seeking intervention due to “serious ...
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Alumni seek CAG audit of finances of Stephen’s 1.7.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
A group of St. Stephen’s College alumni on Tuesday approached the CAG, demanding a special audit of the college finances. The group, Asso-ciation of Old Stephanians, a body not recognised by the college, alleged huge financial irregularities in the functioning of St. Stephen’s College. The group said that the office of the Auditor-General, Delhi, had conducted an audit in 2012 and had pointed out irregularities in LTC claims by teachers and had recommended recovery of the amounts. Till date, no recovery action has been taken. “The A-G had also pointed out that details of the water harvesting system for which the Centre had disbursed Rs 10 lakhs, are not available,” said the group in a letter to deputy CAG A.K. Singh. The alumni group alleged improper utilisation of government grants and college funds as well as illegal receipt of foreign funding. “Purchase procedures were not properly followed during the CWG 2010 grant. For other construction work, like renovation of Science Block, out of Rs 2.5-crore ...
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Alumni seek CAG audit of finances of Stephen’s 1.7.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
A group of St. Stephen’s College alumni on Tuesday approached the CAG, demanding a special audit of the college finances. The group, Asso-ciation of Old Stephanians, a body not recognised by the college, alleged huge financial irregularities in the functioning of St. Stephen’s College. The group said that the office of the Auditor-General, Delhi, had conducted an audit in 2012 and had pointed out irregularities in LTC claims by teachers and had recommended recovery of the amounts. Till date, no recovery action has been taken. “The A-G had also pointed out that details of the water harvesting system for which the Centre had disbursed Rs 10 lakhs, are not available,” said the group in a letter to deputy CAG A.K. Singh. The alumni group alleged improper utilisation of government grants and college funds as well as illegal receipt of foreign funding. “Purchase procedures were not properly followed during the CWG 2010 grant. For other construction work, like renovation of Science Block, out of Rs 2.5-crore ...
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St Stephen's alumni group approaches CAG for special audit of college accounts 30.6.2015 Zee News : States
 Alleging financial irregularities in functioning of St Stephen's college, a group of its alumni today approached the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), demanding a special audit of the college finances.
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After slur on `Mann Ki Baat`, BJP accuses Congress of being `communal` 29.6.2015 Zee News : India National
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused the Congress of being 'communal' and added that twisting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on Raksha Bandhan during his recent Mann ki Baat betrays the grand old party's credentials.
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After slur on Mann Ki Baat, BJP accuses Congress of being 'communal' 29.6.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, June 29 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused the Congress of being 'communal' and added that twisting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on Raksha Bandhan during his recent Mann ki Baat betrays the grand old party's credentials.
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Proposals to maximise Musi water use under consideration 29.6.2015 Hindu: Home
Irrigation Dept. to rope in a private agency to study the plans
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15 years on, Meghal flows again 29.6.2015 Ahmedabad News, Ahmedabad City News | Cities News - Times of India
A group of villagers has revived a dried up river by building check-dams. River Meghal in Junagadh district dried up 15 years ago but this year, thanks to the effort of villagers, it overflowed after the very first spell of ...
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Communities employ RWH to script turnaround tales 28.6.2015 deccanherald.com
A few years ago, a community of 100 families from various apartments and villas in TZ Homes, Varthur, were reeling under intense water shortage. Water tanker companies were charging exorbitant amounts and even the water they supplied had to be used sparingly. "We were buying water from as many as 10 tankers everyday, but even this was not enough and had to be rationed," said Srinivasan Sekar, a member of Local Residents Association. All this changed in 2012, when the residents took matters into their own hands by deciding on a plan of community water management of rain water, replenishment of ground water and recycling of waste water from the complex. For the past three years, there have been no water-related complaints. Rainbow Drive Layout in Yemalur is another well-known case where a community response to the problem of water scarcity led to it becoming a model for others to replicate. They decided to have only community borewells, penalised households with no rainwater harvesting and invested in ...
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