Water Crisis

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An Anganwadi in Bihar, Draws a Sorry Picture Having No Water and Toilets

 
/ September 11, 2019

Anganwadi center in a village in Gaya, Bihar is being run from the neglected building, with no proper drinking water and toilets. 

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Jammu and Kashmir Lakes on Brink of Extinction

 
/ May 10, 2019

Gil sar and Kushalsar lakes in Srinagar are on the edge of extinction due to encroachment and the siltation and the authorities have turned a deaf ear to the issue.

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Nal Jal Yojna Failed to Provide Safe Water Supply in MP’s Dhilwar Village

 
/ March 13, 2019

Three years since the launch of Nal Jal Yojna in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhilwar village, 355 families are still accessing water from one tap.

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How a Solar Irrigation Entrepreneurship Project Transformed Agriculture in a Village in Bihar

 
/ February 4, 2019

A solar irrigation entrepreneurship project in Bihar has brought back the summer crop, reduced input costs and made agriculture in a drought-hit region sustainable.

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Agrarian Community in Bihar Affected by Lack of Irrigation Facilities

 
/ September 10, 2018

The central government provides subsidies for micro-irrigation facilities, but the subsidy is not enough in the face of rising debt and the lack of awareness.

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While Mining Giants Rejoice, Adivasis are Left with No Water

 
/ July 18, 2018

As the Odisha Mining Corporation diverts water resources for its iron ore mines, local communities face a drought-like situation.

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No Water for Bengal Tea Garden Despite Repeated Petitions

 
/ September 13, 2017

Some of the richest tea gardens in the country cannot even assure clean drinking water to their employees, the local government is doing nothing either.

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Without Clean Drinking Water, Village Residents Succumb to Diarrhoea

 
/ August 9, 2017

Village goes without water supply for half a month, residents forced to draw water from nearby BSF camp or consume unsafe pond water. “India got its freedom in 1947, but we have no water even now”, says a visibly angry Ajit Soren, a resident of a West Bengal village. His...