Lakes and Wetlands

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:FICCI Water Awards: Apply by May 5, 2017
3rd Edition of India Industry Water Conclave & 5th Edition of FICCI Water Awards
Posted on 12 May, 2022 06:51 PM

One in every two individuals will be living in water-stressed regions by 2050: Report
News this week Posted on 23 Mar, 2020 12:27 PM

World Water Development Report 2020: Tropical countries to be worst hit by water stress

Banks of the Ramganga river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
USD 450 million loan from the World Bank for Atal Bhujal Yojana
Policy matters this week Posted on 22 Feb, 2020 09:39 PM

World Bank to provide USD 450 million loan for Atal Bhujal Yojana

Atal Bhujal Yojana aims to arrest the country's depleting groundwater levels (Source: IWP Flicke photos)
Water-related crime doubles in India: Report
News this week Posted on 16 Jan, 2020 08:28 AM

Number of water-related crimes double in India: Report

Water-related crime doubles in India (Image Source: Sourabh Phadke)
Godavari, Krishna rivers will not be linked
Policy matters this week Posted on 10 Jan, 2020 11:13 AM

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shelve plan to link Godavari and Krishna rivers

Prakasam Barrage across Krishna river (Source: Subhash Chandra via Wikipedia)
India's composite score improves in SDG index with major success in water and sanitation
News this week Posted on 02 Jan, 2020 10:46 AM

Sustainable development goals index 2019-20: India's composite score improves

Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015 as a part of the 2030 agenda. (Source: Wikipedia Commons)
India has most pollution-related deaths in the world
News this week Posted on 26 Dec, 2019 02:07 PM

India leads the world in pollution-linked deaths: Study

Delhi-NCR shrouded under toxic haze (Source: India Water Portal)
CGWB signs MoU for participatory groundwater management
Policy matters this week Posted on 27 Nov, 2019 12:06 PM

MoU signed for groundwater management through community intervention

An irrigation well at Randullabad, Maharashtra (Source: India Water Portal on Flickr)
Manual scavenging persists in India due to weak enforcement of laws
News this week Posted on 18 Nov, 2019 08:01 PM

Manual scavenging still prevails in India thanks to weak laws, says study

Cyclone Bulbul devastates West Bengal and Odisha
News this week Posted on 13 Nov, 2019 10:45 AM

Cyclone Bulbul causes devastation in West Bengal and Odisha

A cyclonic storm that hit India in 2016. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)