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Jal Shakti Abhiyan
Jharkhand  /  Published 09.09.19

Coal hub tops water table in Dhanbad

Dhanbad district, where coal fires rage underground and which has some of the most polluted stretches in the state, has been ranked best in the country for water conservation measures undertaken under...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.19

Dhanbad crackdown on bottled water units

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) on Monday launched a crackdown on local companies selling “purified” bottled water, only to find that they had been supplying untested water and operating ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Government launches scheme to save water

The Narendra Modi government on Monday kicked off a water conservation scheme that would focus on renovation of water bodies, regulating industrial consumption, harvesting rainwater and reuse of waste...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.19

Sunday service for Mother Nature in

Chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday launched a month-long greening drive across the state by planting a peepal sapling on the banks of the Jumar river at Boreya in Kanke block.On the Vanmahotsav-cum...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.19

Jamshedpur goes back to basics

It was a Sunday with a green and clean mission for the steel city. From lawmakers and senior bureaucrats to Scouts, students and citizen volunteers, thousands took up basic tasks such as planting sapl...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.11.19

Swachh book prod to universities

The University Grants Commission has asked the country’s 900-odd universities and 40,000 colleges to “obtain and disseminate” among students and staff copies of a new book on the Swachh Bharat M...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.19

Dhanbad green drive hits top gear

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) in association with the district administration on Thursday conducted a massive planting drive under the Centre’s Jal Shakti Abhiyan. Around 1 lakh saplings were ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Water: That precious, public resource

The water crisis is on everyone’s lips. Volumes are being written on how to tackle this calamity — rainwater harvesting, irrigation and farming practices, restoring water bodies, interlinking rive...
By Mina Anand in

India  /  Published 03.07.19

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: The story so far

June 12, 2018A NITI Aayog report called the Composite Water Management Index claimed that by 2020, 21 cities, among these Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad, are expected to reach zero groundwater levels....
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


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