This publication on the conservation and management of India’s lakes and wetlands, as a follow-up of the 12th World Lake Conference.  This publication will serve to be useful reference material for policymakers, implementing agencies, environmentalists and those of us who enjoy the diversity and beauty of India’s water bodies.

Ranchi, July 30: Jharkhand has embarked on a mammoth project to rejuvenate five dams and reservoirs that act as prime water sources for capital Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh and Chatra, a move that will also help the state tap central funds.

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) to raise awareness about the underlying threats to and the need for biodiversity conservation.

Manipur Opposition leader O Joy of Manipur People

The central government is reviewing a multi-crore proposal for the conservation of Kashmir

In the present scenario where the rains are delayed and most of Maharashtra has received very little rains, Mumbai will have to reduce its dependence on the adjacent districts for its water requirements. Moreover there is very little to no data available