Category: Water

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Yamuna Action Plan

This OneVorld video explains the Yamuna Action Plan which was introduced in 1993 as one of the largest restoration projects in India. It is a bilateral project between India and Japan. It was launched...

Water Budget 2020

Prof. Manohar Khushalani in TV Panel Discussion on Water Budget 2020

31st January, 2020 was the day of anxious anticipation.  Water and Environmental Experts met in a panel discussion on Lok Sabha TV to discuss provisions for Water in Nirmala Sitaraman’s Budget Session in Lok Sabha. The Program was anchored by Parakram Singh Shekhawat. The Panellists were Prof. Manohar Khushalani, Arun Tiwari and Himanshu Thakkar. They went into our expectations from the budget with respect to Jal Shakti. One hopes somebody in the Ministry of Finance was also listening. Watch the discussion on video

Farmers Repurpose Borewells For Rainwater Harvesting

Tamil Nadu was glued to the television this Diwali, watching the rescue of two-year-old Sujith Wilson, who had fallen into an abandoned borewell near his house in Tiruchirapalli district. Unfortunately, he could not be...

A look under Indus Basin in Pakistan

India has been providing unhindered access to Pakistan of 79% of Indus Basin waters as per the Indus water treaty Over 400 million acre feet of fresh water exists in Pakistan’s riverine aquifers and...