India Water Week-2016 to begin from April 4

The fourth edition of India Water Week will be observed from 4th April to 8th April, 2016. Making this announcement in New Delhi today the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said that the theme for this year’s India Water week is “Water for all:

World Water Day 2016 Theme ‘Water and Jobs’ Underscores Inherent Investment Opportunities in Optimizing Global Supply

NEW YORK, March 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Nations World Water Day is an international observance held every March 22 that provides an opportunity to learn more about water-related issues and take action on a current or future challenge to make a difference. This year’s theme of ‘Water and

Sanitation And Health Rights in India launched its non-profit for sanitation and water purification services

In 2013 more than 340,000 children under the age of five died from diseases caused by a lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene, according to a report by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. In India, the problem is especially acute, with roughly 600 million citizens lacking access

Man Ki Baat: Use technology, water conservation, PM Narendra Modi tells farmers

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for use of technology and water conservation to increase agricultural productivity as he listed out various pro-farmer initiatives of his government. "The government is planning to make five lakh new ponds through MGNREGA. These will be our assets to conserve rain water

Coastal water conservation authority

The Netravathi Rakshana Samyukta Samiti on Sunday urged the government to immediately set up Coastal Water Conservation Authority and draw up permanent drinking water and irrigation project plans for the coastal region. Speaking to presspersons here, samiti member and former bureaucrat V.V. Bhat said the authority should have backup from the

Handbook of Urban Statistics released

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who released the "Handbook of Urban Statistics" today, expressed confidence that the publication will serve as a valuable tool in the hands of policy makers, planners, administrators, researchers and other stakeholders in urban development. The Handbook, which was released at a function held here,