- Friday, May 4, 2012, 10:29
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The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) cordially invite all interested to a Workshop on Environment and Histories! The linkages between environments and histories may seem self-evident but require careful thought and rigour. How human actions do or do not transform environments for better or for worse is a central issue of our ... Full story
- Tuesday, November 9, 2010, 23:21
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Delhi Greens carried out an excursion with French school students at teh Agrasen Ki Baoli near Connaught Place and discussed various environmental issues with them. Full story
- Monday, October 13, 2008, 21:05
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Baoli - A centuries old step-well in the heart of Delhi city.
The urbanization process in India in the 20th century led to the formation of large city-centers with very high density of population. The urban sprawl also meant an immense pressure on the natural resources of these city-centers thus also affecting, among others, the quality of life of the urbanite. One of the first resource to get impacted was water - that began to both deplete and deteriorate as rapidly as was the pace of urbanization in the respective urban-centers.
Delhi, the capital of India has obviously been one of the cities to have now turned into a mega-city. Delhi faces regular water crisis that only aggravates in summers and all stakeholders agree on the inadequacy of Delhi’s current water supply.