Question raised in Lok Sabha on Traditional and Modern System of Rain Water Harvesting, 18/07/2019. Central Ground Water Board is periodically monitoring the ground water levels throughout the Country on a regional scale, through a network of monitoring wells.

Congratulations to all... we have achieved 50 degree temperature this year. Let’s cut more trees to achieve 60 degrees the next year,’ a sarcastic tweet the other day came as a jolt.

Across India, the magnitude and intensity of extreme weather events like drought and floods is increasing.

Anupam Mishra’s work on how the indigenous water systems of Rajasthan have sustained a water regime not only made it possible for a robust civilisation to thrive in the desert but along with his writings on sustainable use of water, also inspired a college lecturer to find solutions to her domestic water problem.

Disasters challenge system capacities and human intelligence and in most cases bring out the best of human capabilities in dealing with sudden shock with creative and constructive thinking. This is particularly true of South Asia, an area which has experienced a disproportionate share of global disasters. The South Asian journey of recovery after disasters is a testament to the will and ingenuity its citizens, who despite insurmountable odds have managed to rebound after such catastrophes.

Outcome document of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples - draft resolution submitted by the President of the General Assembly.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on protection of water bodies, 07/07/2014.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. dated 09/12/2013. This matter relates to rain water harvesting systems being entirely non-functional in various parts of Delhi as well as obligations on all the public authorities and Corporations to ensure installations of rain water harvesting mechanism in the residential as well as industrial and commercial places.

RANCHI: The Khunti district in the past has been feared for Red terror but there is a success story there too in which the conservation of biodiversity was done by roping the village community.

This paper is part of research on Urban Lake Governance in India which includes in-depth case study of Mansagar Lake Governance. The focus of the paper is on people's perception on social and ecological aspects of Mansagar.

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