On World Water Day 2019, the Infographic depicting the Drinking Water Challenge in India has been put together by Piramal Sarvajal.
While the neighbouring cities of Gurgaon and NOIDA have exhausted their ground water and are nearly on their deathbed, the citizens of Delhi heard grand promises of 700 litres of free drinking water each day along with a 50% reduction in electricity tariff. Such assurance, undoubtedly, made a fancy election […]
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for Week 12 (starting March 18, 2013) 2013.
An installation modeling water scarcity on World Water Day at Dilli Haat.
DoE, GNCT will be celebrating World Water Day by organising a half day workshop on Revival and Greening of Water Bodies in the NCT of Delhi.
The past week witnessed the celebrations of two important and inter-connected days of environmental importance. 21st March marked the observance of World Forestry Day, while 22nd March was celebrated as World Water Day, both of them in coordination with the FAO. While our forests are a resource which most of us cannot directly manage, conservation of water is definitely something we can all contribute to in an effective manner.
If we are what we eat, and some of what we eat comes from farming on the Yamuna River floodplains, then we are pretty much what the status of river Yamuna in Delhi is! The vegetables and produce grown on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi is largely irrigated by the river water which accumulate toxic chemicals.
Sacrificing the enchanting Renuka Lake for giving more water to Delhi Delhi is the seat of power of the world’s largest democracy. It is also one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. A city of cities, this strategically located conurbation–with the last of the visible Aravalli Ridge […]
With a focus on activities concerning holistic good governance in India, Leela Foundation will carry out a Yamuna cleaning drive with the cooperation of over 200 volunteers, including local residents, college students, senior citizens and others on the banks of Yamuna River near Mayur Vihar, Phase I, on March 21st, […]
Jalsamvaad invites all citizens and civil society members to come together and mark World Water Day on the 22nd of March. A call for united action on water issues in Delhi- listening, learning, dialogue. A call for equal access of quality water for all. The question we need to ask […]
Early on a moderately hot March morning, a motley group of individuals assembled outside the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station milling about a DTC bus with a banner that read ‘Urban Ecotours’.