NASHIK: The forest department has begun preparations to generate seedlings for the massive tree plantation drive to be conduced over the next three years.

Within six months of the launch of the Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavalamban Abhiyan (MJSA) by the Rajasthan government, water has begun to overflow at the anicut built in Charwa village of the Udaipur dis

BAREILLY: The claim of residents of Saijna village that the three minor sisters found dead in a river nearby would have been alive if there had been a toilet at home reveals the continued shortfall

Drought 2015-16 has affected more than 330 million people in more than 2.5 lakh villages of 266 districts from 11 states. It has had a devastating impact on people’s lives as it affected water availability, agriculture, livelihoods, food production and food security, natural resources and also put a huge burden on exchequer.

The Standing Committee on Water Resources (2015-16) present the Tenth Report on “Repair, Renovation and Restoration of Water Bodies- Encroachment on Water Bodies and Steps Required to Remove the Encroachment and Restore the Water Bodies”.

DEHRADUN: The springs which are known to be fountainhead of all the rivers are drying up in the state. However the state government has not taken any initiative to revive them so far.

The state government has decided to rejuvenate the river bed of Gangeshwari river in Bankura under MNREGA and has appointed Kalyan Rudra to inspect the river bed for the purpose.

NEW DELHI: The Centre may be pro-active in extending financial assistance to drought-hit states, but activists who visited the affected areas to monitor the situation have found that the compliance

The Centre has constituted a team of officers to visit selected districts of western Uttar Pradesh particularly Meerut and Muzaffarnagar to study status of irrigation development and implementation

The first Common Review Mission (CRM) was constituted by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India with the objective of reviewing the implementation of Rural Development programmes. The Mission was led by Shri.