Maharashtra Govt to focus on water conservation to tackle drought

Stating that water scarcity is an issue of grave concern for several regions in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said his government would focus on water conservation to make the state drought-free within a specific timeframe.

Grass to aid fight against climate change, rural poverty
Grass to aid fight against climate change, rural poverty

According to experts, bamboo offers solutions to immediate challenges like global warming, rural poverty and water conservation.

Govt to launch water conservation scheme on Upadhyaya's birth anniv

Commemorating the birth anniversary of late Jana Sangh leader Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, the Ministry of Water Resources will launch a National Water Conservation and Water Enrichment Scheme on September 25.

Water conservation scheme named after Munde in Maha

A water conservation scheme in Osmanabad district of Marathwada region has been named after late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, as a tribute to the former Union minister`s work for farmers.

Water security more important than food security: Rajendra Singh

Renowned water conservation activist and Magsaysay Award winner Rajendra Singh on Monday said water security was more important for the country than food security.

Puppet show to spread water conservation message

Armed with a variety of decorated hand puppets, a group of school students here will spread the message of water conservation on the occasion of World Water Day Saturday.

Gul Panag says no to Holi celebration

Gul Panag, the AAP`s Lok Sabha candidate in Chandigarh, stayed away from Holi celebration Monday to promote water conservation.

Govt approves Rs 351-cr scheme on water conservation awareness

The government today approved a Rs 351 crore project to increase awareness among children, industrialists and farmers towards water conservation and improve the demand side management of available water resources.

National fund to promote water conservation technologies: Hooda

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today suggested formation of a national fund to promote sustainable measures for natural streams and use of water conservation technologies.

Govt may make rain-water harvesting mandatory in Bangalore

Karnataka government may make rain water harvesting mandatory in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah indicated Tuesday.

Rain water conservation crucial to eradicate drought

Monsoon water is the primary source of water. It needs to be stored scientifically and systematically.

India calls for water security at global meet

Underlining the importance of water conservation, India today said achieving food and energy security for economic development would not be possible without ensuring water security.

Water conservation helps transform life in C`garh village

The availability of water due to a conservation project has transformed life in Bitkuli, a small village in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh, and turned it into a "model village".

Price the water to encourage its conservation: Experts

Saying that the common man spends around four percent of his average monthly income on drinking water, experts Wednesday called for pricing water to encourage the conservation of the fluid.

Satyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan urges to conserve water

Aamir Khan’s TV show ‘Satyamev Jayate’ is nearing its closure for sure, but has succeeded in leaving an indelible impact on the audiences across the nation.

Delhi CM says she uses half bucket to take bath

"I use half a bucket of water for taking bath during the summer," Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit said, exhorting citizens to conserve water.

Water conservation: Har panchayats to get awards

The Haryana government has instituted awards to honour village panchayats for their achievements in conservation of water.

Nanded: MGNREGA success boosts water conservation

In the year 2011-12, 9,300 check dams were built in
the district, located in Central Maharashtra.

A `spiritual` water conservation expedition

Carrying a palanquin of famous saint Dnyaneshwar with a message of water conservation, about a dozen boats have sailed off to Indrayani on a unique river
expedition to the pilgrim town of Pandharpur.

Kalam cautions youngsters about grave water crisis in future

People must be aware of water conservation techniques to avoid grave water crisis.