Borewells

Drought woes in Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal: These pictures, videos will bring tears to your eyes

Drought woes in Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal: These pictures, videos will bring tears to your eyes

As per news agency ANI, in Madhya Pradesh, children are forced to clime down an almost dried up well to fetch a pail of water.

Apr 09, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

Haryana outlines measures to prevent mishap due to open

Haryana govt directed officers to ensure strict compliance of the instructions regarding safety measures while digging of borewells.

Jul 02, 2012, 23:07 PM IST

Authorities seal illegal borewells in Gurgaon

Following an order of the
Punjab and Haryana High Court, authorities have sealed
and dismantled about 249 borewells which were found to be
either operating illegally or using underground water for
commercial purposes.

Mar 11, 2011, 10:14 AM IST

SC modifies directions on borewells

The Supreme Court today said
owners of the land will have to seek permission of statutory
authorities in advance for constructing or abandoning the
bore wells which often become death pits for children.

Aug 07, 2010, 00:49 AM IST

SC warns action for non-compliance of orders on borewells

SC warned
state governments and union territories that failure to comply
with its orders on taking preventive measures like capping of
abandoned borewells, which have been death pits for children,
will invite stern action.

Jul 09, 2010, 22:38 PM IST

Cap borewells to save children, SC tells govt

The Supreme Court Friday directed
the Centre and states to ensure capping of borewells, which in
recent years have become death traps for a number of children.

Nov 27, 2009, 19:54 PM IST

Supreme Court asks states to cap discarded borewells

The Supreme Court on Friday asked all states to cap all discarded borewells in their territories and to properly fence all working wells to prevent small children falling into them.

Nov 27, 2009, 18:08 PM IST