The present study on geochemical evolution of groundwater is taken up to assess the controlling processes of water chemistry in the Western Delta region of the River
Godavari (Andhra Pradesh), which is one of the major rice producing centers in India. The study region is underlain by coarse sand with black clay (buried channels), black silty clay of recent origin (floodplain) and gray/white fine sand of modern beach sediment of marine source (coastal zone), including brown silty clay with fine sand (paleo-beach .ridges). Groundwater is mostly brackish and very hard

The direct impacts of delta subsidence and effective seas level rise abetted by dams include inundation of coastal areas, saltwater intrusion into coastal aquifers, increased rates of coastal erosion, an increased exposure to storm surges, etc, in addition to the threat to food security, livelihood security, water security to millions and huge l

The report on `Status of Ground Water Quality in Coastal Aquifers of India’ is the outcome of an attempt at compilation and synthesis of available scientific data on the ground water quality in the coastal aquifers of India, generated through years of scientific studies carried out by Central Ground Water Board and many other Central and State A

This report was prepared for grant of Environmental Clearance to ONGC's project titled 'Development Drilling of 40 wells in KG Basin in East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna Districts of Andhra Pradesh' in Godavari Onland and West Godavari PML Onland blocks.

Another PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of the contract awarded to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Canada-based NIKO Resources for exploration and production of natur

Gujarat government company GSPC has asked the central government to approve its plans to sell natural gas from a field in KG basin at $13-14, three times the current gas price.

New Delhi: The cabinet committee on investment (CCI) will focus on 47 oil and gas blocks, including Reliance Industries’ producing KG-D6 gas fields, where defence approvals have delayed the project

New Delhi: Various committees, not just the oil ministry, rejected petro giant Reliance Industries Ltd’s (RIL) proposal to link the cost of gas from the KG basin with the international crude price,

A regulatory panel overseeing the affairs of Reliance Industries’ (RIL) most prolific KG-D6 gas block has approved field development investments for three years starting 2010-11 with riders, oil mi

Reliance Gas Transportation Infrastructure (RGTIL) is reluctant to build two pipelines it had planned because no gas has been allocated, but it wants to hold on to the licence for the projects, which would become attractive if Reliance imports LNG, a source close to the company said.
The company, privately owned by Mukesh Ambani and other promoters of Reliance Industries, was planning to build th