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Chandigarh: On first day of water conservation drive, 7 violators challaned, 98 notices slapped

April 15, 2022 8:36 pm

On Friday, following orders of municipal commissioner, Anindita Mitra, at least 18 teams of SDEs and JEs fanned out in the city and started checking the misuse of potable water from 5.30 am to 8.30 am.

'Haryana becomes only State to geotag 18,104 water bodies'

March 25, 2022 8:16 pm

“A 5-pillar strategy, including institutional reforms, policy interventions, focusing on key projects and activities, convergence and implementation and governance has been adopted by the state," said chief secretary Sanjeev Kaushal.

World Water Day 2022: History, theme and significance of the day

March 22, 2022 12:34 pm

It is aimed at focusing on the importance of water and raising awareness about more than 2 billion people living without access to safe water

Recharge wells of Bengaluru’s Cubbon Park: An idea that could help tackle water crisis

March 19, 2022 8:45 pm

As the extraction of water from the wells was carried out, a need to increase steps for groundwater recharge at the park was felt in order to replenish the water table.

Maharashtra’s stepwell project – an effort to preserve water bodies in the state

March 04, 2022 8:49 am

Rohan Kale explained that while the stepwells in Rajasthan and Gujarat had royal patronage, the ones in Maharashtra are more of a utility nature serving as water spots for travellers.

Meet mechanical engineer Anand Malligavad, who left his job to revive Bengaluru's dying lakes

January 17, 2022 12:17 pm

"In 2015, I read an article that Bengaluru will soon become a zero-water city like Cape Town and it will have huge water scarcity. I started studying about why the city is going dry," he said.

Uttar Pradesh secures first place in Jal Shakti ministry awards for efforts towards water conservation

January 07, 2022 4:46 pm

The ministry also announced that ITC Limited Kolkata and Adani Foundation, Gujarat have secured the first and second positions, respectively, in the best industry for CSR activities category.

Meet Garvita Gulhati, who is on a mission to save water through 'Why Waste?'

October 28, 2021 12:16 pm

At 15, Garvita founded 'Why Waste?' that began working with restaurants by helping them prevent wastage of water left behind in glasses

To save water Chandigarh civic body to serve only half glass water during all its meetings

August 07, 2021 12:41 am

The move, civic officials said, was aimed primarily at conserving water and comes at a time when Chandigarh is trying to ensure 24x7 water supply for all its residents.

J&K’s Udhampur bags water conservation award by Jal Shakti Ministry

November 12, 2020 1:17 am

The project, named 'Jeevika', has been conceptualised by Udhampur District Development Commissioner Dr Piyush Singla, who was virtually presented the award by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu.


'Water is life': Mamata Banerjee leads rally to create awareness on water conservation

July 14, 2019 6:41 am

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday walked in a rally to spread awareness on water wastage among public.