Marshy dumping site turns into a beautiful park with a pond

The people of Haripur have converted a filthy water body into a beautiful park complete with a pond that people now frequent to either take a stroll or allow their children to play.  The transformation of the marshy dumping site into the picturesque place that it is now is a matter of pride for the … Continue reading Marshy dumping site turns into a beautiful park with a pond

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Ahmednagar scales up water conservation, recharging activities

  Wide publicity provided through mass media has increased public participation in water conservation activities, going by the enthusiasm of numerous individuals going forth to participate in activities organized by Ahmednagar district administration of Maharashtra. Among the interventions made are plantation of roadside saplings, afforestation in large areas, rain water harvesting structures atop individual and … Continue reading Ahmednagar scales up water conservation, recharging activities

Nainital engineers learn techniques of rainwater management

    With a view to facilitating and supporting Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) activities, and providing technical support to engineers from Nainital district in Uttarakhand on rainwater management, development partner, Piramal Foundation organised a workshop on 8th August, 2019. As many as 140 participated in the event, of which 115 were engineers.  The programme was … Continue reading Nainital engineers learn techniques of rainwater management

Marriage halls, restaurants install RWH systems

About 12 marriage halls in Doddaballapura Block of Bangalore Rural District have installed rooftop rain water harvesting systems that will conserve enough water to tide them over periods of water shortage that of late are increasingly becoming a regular feature. According to Mr. G. R. Raghavender (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice) who recently … Continue reading Marriage halls, restaurants install RWH systems

1000 farmers participate in Faridkot Kisan Mela

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of Faridkot organized a massive Kisan Mela under the guidance of the Directorate of Extension Education, Punjab Agriculture University (PAU), Ludhiana on 9th August, 2019.   The KVK Mela that is intended to promote efficient water use for irrigation (Per Drop More Crop) and better choice of crops for water conservation is … Continue reading 1000 farmers participate in Faridkot Kisan Mela

Bangalore Government College grows organic forests

The Government Pre University (PU) College in Vishwanath Pura of Devanahalli Block in Bangalore Rural District has adopted the Miyawaki Method - a Japanese technique of growing organic forests.  In doing so, they have created their own forest patch in a space as small as 30X40 square feet. Under this method, a technique pioneered by Japanese botanist … Continue reading Bangalore Government College grows organic forests