Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vatti Vasanth Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/09/2019. An application was filed before the NGT alleging that Pattisema Lift Irrigation Scheme and Purushothampatnam Lift Irrigation Scheme was completed without getting Environmental Clearance (EC).

Solar-powered irrigation is being aggressively promoted by the government as an affordable and sustainable solution for agriculture as well as the rising burden of electricity subsidy. But will solar pumps become a win-win situation for all stakeholders?

This document summarizes evidence and guidance on project design and results framework indicators for nutrition-sensitive irrigation and water management investments for which improving nutrition in vulnerable

The purpose of this handbook is to support efforts to improve irrigation efficiency, and crop and water productivity to enhance farm incomes and livelihoods in pump-based irrigation schemes established and operated by the Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department (IWUMD) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (M

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jammula Choudharaiah & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding Environment Clearance (EC) for Purushothapatnam Lift Irrigation Scheme undertaken by the State of Andhra Pradesh for Drawl and Lifting of water from River Godavari near Purushothapatnam Village in Seethanagaram (M), East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh.

Hundreds of farmers across the state under the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee today held protests outside the offices of the canal/drainage divisions demanding water to irrigate their crops, wh

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Subsidy for Solar System for Irrigation, 09/07/2019. Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), has launched a scheme for assisting farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid connected solar and other renewable power plants in the country on 08.03.2019.

India is one of the world's biggest users of ground water and its depleting levels are the main reason for the country's severe shortages

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Gopal Dhiman Vs Department of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Govt. of Punjab & Others dated 04/07/2019 regarding preponing of date of transplantation of paddy crop from 20th June, 2019 to 13th June, 2019 in the State of Punjab will lead to further depletion of ground water level and not conducive to the environment. The applicant has relied upon a report prepared by the Department of Water Resources and Central Ground Water Authority to the effect that 79% area of State of Punjab is over-exploited in respect of ground water.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Cleaning of Ponds, Lakes and Canals, 04/07/2019. Central Assistance (CA) for renovation of water bodies is provided under the scheme of Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies, which is a component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).

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