Since independence, India has had strong policies to promote the small-scale industrial sector: it is labor intensive and thus creates more jobs, it contributes to decentralized industrial development and the units are flexible and able to quickly reorient themselves to emerging demands.

Increasing water harvesting and water conservation is the only way to ensure food security

People pump out water as if it rains underground. There is no shortage of water but a dearth of application of mind

The government had no respect for the Supreme Court s order or the desire to implement it

1 1 = 11 People have responded overwhelmingly with money and voluntary labour to a government call to renovate water harvesting structures. The state government has used drought as an opportunity to take long term steps to secure water. This is fast b

The EK Panch Ek Talaab movement has ushered in a new era for the people of Madhya Pradesh s Shahdol and Mandsaur districts

Rain in a concrete jungle
Short of water, Singapore harvests the rain that falls on most of its land despite industrialisation. The city has found scientific solutions to an important problem in catching urban runoff pollution

Bush s position is immoral and contemptous, but so is our inability to tell him he is wrong

Rainwater is abundant in India. So is its mismanagement. This has led to a human made water scarcity. The only way to solve modern India s water crisis is to capture this bounty through traditional community based and urban water harvesting. A look into t

Ecological Security is all pervasive, all encompassing. It is not merely the flora, fauna, air, water and land. It is whole economics. One cannot separate Financial Security and Ecological Security.