West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.20

Govt begins repair of damaged dyke

The irrigation department has finally taken up the job to fix the damaged dyke in East Midnapore’s Sankarpur with black stones since Thursday, the move coming a week after villagers joined hands...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.08.20

Award for Jharkhand check-dam

“It is a proud moment for the district and has been achieved due to the participation of all stakeholders, especially rural communities and gram sabhas even in remote blocks of the district. We ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Water as political capital in Bihar

Bihar goes to the hustings in a few months. The primary issue seems to be rural livelihoods. This is a significant achievement for Nitish Kumar. Although law and order, public infrastructure and socia...
By Somnath Bandyopadhyay in

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Tackling volatility in the supply of water

Climatic conditions play a major role in determining the availability of water resources. Consequently, civilizations across the world have developed formal and informal systems linking agricultural p...
By Ajay Mathur in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.20

Smart pump for farmers

A group of IIT(ISM) postgraduate students led by two faculty members working under the aegis of Centre of Excellence in Renewable Energy (CERE) of the premier institute have developed a fully solar-po...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

Breached dyke submerge villages

A total of 60km of river embankments were breached in South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganas in the Cyclone Amphan, leaving a number of villages inundated as water through the breaches sipped into re...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.01.20

Nabard’s Rs 486cr for rural projects

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned Rs 486.47 crore to Assam for rural infrastructure under its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) Tranche XXV, du...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.20

Farmer changes tactic & luck

Farmer Ganesh Mahato, 37, a resident of Lower Dungri village in Jharia, couldn’t complete his graduation because of financial constraints and didn’t want his two kids to meet the same fate. Today,...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Odisha  /  Published 06.10.18

Dam spillway crack not a threat: Experts

A scientific team of state’s Dam Safety Review Panel visited the under-construction Lower Indra Irrigation Project here on Friday and said that there was no reason for local residents to panic due t...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in Odisha


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