181 Newly appointed IAS officers will undergo training in an unique water harvesting technique developed in Gujarat.

A bench of Justice Manmohan upheld Rule 50 of the Delhi Water and Sewer (Tariff and Metering) Regulations of 2012, which makes it mandatory for all buildings on plots of such sizes to set up rainwa

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has finalised its rainwater harvesting policy and plans to roll it out before the onset of the monsoon.

The Naga Foundation aims to implement durable re-greening interventions to increase local soil sustainability and regional water availability. When this is done on a large enough scale such landscape changes may also lead to positive regional climate impacts. Naga is developing a plan to re-green 15 large areas in Eastern Africa, creating a so-called hydrological corridor. Four potential hydrological corridors have been identified in Kenya and Tanzania, all four of them around Mount Kilimanjaro.

In Mann ki Baat, Modi says need to reduce black money in system, monsoon delay a cause for concern
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Indore: Sub-divisional magistrates on Wednesday conducted a check in their respective areas to see if building owners were adopting proper roof-top water recharging measures.

The Draft Ground Water Model Bill is based on the principles of subsidarity, equitable distribution in an integrated approach. The State should act as a public trustee of ground water, which should be treated as a common pool resource to make sure that groundwater is protected, conserved, regulated and managed.

Nagpur: Sudhir Raut, standing committee chairman of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), has decided to launch rainwater harvesting drive in the city.

Supreme Court in this 53-page verdict delivered on May 11, 2016 pulled up the government over a lack of preparedness for the drought which struck at least 10 states across the country. The apex court ordered creating a national plan to tackle the crisis, a disaster fund and standard procedures for declaring areas drought-hit.

With a majority of buildings coming up being small in size, the government has come out with a draft notification to make eco-compliance mandatory for such projects.

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