Tribals in Orissa's Balangir district say they have been deceived. They allege an Agra-based company has duped them and taken away 200 acres (around 80 hectares) of their fertile land to plant

The present study analyses viable methods of rainwater harvesting in drought-prone Bolangir and examines different bio-physical and socio-economic factors that influence the performance and sustainability of the water harvesting structures (WHSs). The study reveals that the traditional WHSs have proved to be extremely useful not only in normal years but also in water-scarce years.

Harvest of Hunger

The death of traditional water harvesting structures prepare Kalahandi for its worst ever drought

Simple, yet effective, rainwater harvesting structures provided succour in the face of drought

A village that has kept its date with history

What led to the decline of tanks