Modular Roof Top Rain Water Harvesting in Aligarh

  Aligarh Development Authority (ADA) in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh is setting up a modular roof top rain water harvesting (RWH) unit atop the office of the Divisional Commissioner, Aligarh Division.  From water shortage to water abundance, the system will also enhance water quality and provide unlimited water storage capacity. This was reported by … Continue reading Modular Roof Top Rain Water Harvesting in Aligarh

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Farmers in Jhunjhunu learn about crop rotation, new technologies

The district administration of Jhunjhunu organized Kisan Melas in Buhana and Nawalgarh blocks to apprise farmers about crop rotation, technologies for round-the-year green fodder availability under scare water conditions; and about Azolla farming. The events provided a vital platform for farmers to discuss their challenges and for agricultural experts to disseminate information about improved practices … Continue reading Farmers in Jhunjhunu learn about crop rotation, new technologies

Khammam factories construct recharge pits within their premises

From 16th -31st July, 2019, a team of central government officers visited the most water stressed villages of Khammam district in Telangana, namely Gurralapadu, Arempula, and Kondapuram (Khammam Rural Mandal), Mallemadugu village (Khammam Urban) and Pindiprolu (Tirumalayapalem) to assess their water conservation measures. The team comprised Central Nodal Officer (CNO) – Sri Rajiv Ranjan Misra, … Continue reading Khammam factories construct recharge pits within their premises

Village leaders of Assam take forward JSA

Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s letter to Gram Panchayat (GP) Presidents, natural leaders of various GPs in Assam have taken up cleaning, plantation and water conservation activities, in keeping with the nationwide Jal Shakti Abhiyan that is currently underway. On June 15th, the PM had written a personal letter to all Gram Pradhans (village … Continue reading Village leaders of Assam take forward JSA

Rajsamand’s water conservation structures are assessed

A team of central government officials led by Ms. Godhuli Mukherjee, Economical Advisor, Ministry of Petrochemicals visited the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan between 7th and 10th July, 2019.  Their mission was to assess the water conservation structures there and begin interventions in the areas of water conservation and rainwater harvesting; renovation of traditional water bodies; … Continue reading Rajsamand’s water conservation structures are assessed

Rachana Park RWH system – a role model for other developers

The rainwater harvesting (RWH) system installed atop Rachana Park in Kopargaon township of Ahmednagar in Maharashtra benefits a total of 90 families living in the premises.  Rain collected from 1850 sqm of the rooftop effectively charges 7 borewells, providing for all the water needs of the community. This was reported by a Jal Shakti Abhiyan … Continue reading Rachana Park RWH system – a role model for other developers