Jal Shakti Ministry
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

India  /  Published 22.07.19

Every-litre-counts water campaign

Human Resource Development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ wants each of the approximately 10 crore “adult” children in India to save one litre of water every day as part of the water cons...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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

Opinion  /  Published 19.06.19

Science stripped of humanity

Many readers would be familiar with the story of a mountain spring flowing down the slopes of Uttarakut and into Shivtarai in the plains. Shivtarai is a colony of Uttarakut. The waters of the stream s...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda in

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.20

In deep water: Ganga as 'ninja virus'

Few things can be as dangerous as an unscientific temper and a false sense of safety at the time of a pandemic. Worryingly, in India, such predispositions are being encouraged by the various arms of t...
By The Editorial Board in

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


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