water resources

Satya Pal Singh, MoS HRD, Water Resources - Profile

Here is the profile of Satya Pal Singh, MoS of Human Resource Development and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation ministries.

Sep 03, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
India needs to improve water management regimes, says expert

India needs to improve water management regimes, says expert

The current water usage in India is not equal with some agricultural crops consuming higher rate of water, he added. This needs to be corrected, said Singh, whose works include in rural and environment development.

Jun 30, 2017, 08:51 AM IST

Imposters using my name for rave parties: Goa Water Resources Minister Vinod Palienkar

Goa's Water Resources Minister Vinod Palienkar has claimed that imposters were "misusing" his name with the police to allow rave parties to continue till early hours in the Anjuna-Vagator beach belt.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Uma Bharti wants 'Somnath-like' solution for Ram temple

Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti today suggested a Somnath-like solution for the Ram Mandir issue in Ayodhya.

Mar 20, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

India, EU sign MoU to clean rivers

India and the European Union (EU) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Water Partnership to clean Indian rivers with European assistance.

Oct 08, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

Shameful we are still slaves of English: Uma Bharti

Union minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday made a pitch for the use of Hindi in administrative works, saying it is "shameful" that the people of the country are yet to free themselves from the "slavery" of English language even after 68 years of Independence.

Jul 20, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Chinese VP meets PM Modi; India, China ink two MoUs

The prime minister said that there was tremendous potential for India and China to grow their economic and developmental partnership.

Nov 06, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

'Swachh Ganga Abhiyan' plays key role in generating employment opportunities: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday said that 'Swachh Ganga Abhiyan' has an important role in creating employment opportunities which in turn will boost country's economy.

Jul 02, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Bengal's nearly all arsenic-free water plants not working

An overwhelming majority of the technologies deployed to provide arsenic-free water in West Bengal have become non-functional within a year of installation due to lack of a sustainable model, experts said here.

Jun 16, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi is 'messiah' Indians had been waiting for thousand years: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "messiah Indians had been waiting for to appear for a thousand years" who has solution to all their problems.

Jun 05, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

Centre reviewing condition of northeast rivers: Uma Bharti

Intending to utilise the water resources in India's northeast for the country's benefit, the centre has started reviewing the condition of the rivers to find out ways to harness their potential, union minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Govt planning 3 new dams on Yamuna-Sharda link: Bharti

Seeking to address the long term water requirements of the national capital, the Government is speeding-up work on the Yamuna-Sharda link, proposing three new dams in Uttarakhand for this purpose.

Jan 12, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

India Water Week to be observed from January 13

A multi-disciplinary dialogue, parallel exhibition, besides a programme on water resources planning will mark the India Water Week, being observed by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation from next week.

Jan 09, 2015, 22:21 PM IST
Watershed conservation can reduce pollution in India: Study

Watershed conservation can reduce pollution in India: Study

Indian cities like Mumbai, Gurgaon, Rajkot and several others that suffer from water pollution, have the potential to reduce pollution at the source by 10 percent through practices like watershed conservation and river bank restoration, a new study says.

Dec 10, 2014, 10:47 AM IST

Centre, Telangana to discuss national status demand for irrigation project

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Monday said that the Centre and Telangana government officials would discuss the demand for according national status for Pranahita-Chevella irrigation project in the state.

Dec 08, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

Centre to launch 'Jal Gram' scheme next year: Uma Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Saturday said that the Centre will launch the Jal Gram (Water Village) Scheme in 2015.

Nov 23, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

Parliamentary panel on water resources visits Varanasi

The chairman and 12 other members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources on Tuesday arrived here to take stock of water situation in the city and will hold discussions with the officials of state and central governments concerned on the matter.

Oct 28, 2014, 23:06 PM IST

Uma moots for integrated management of Northeast water resources

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development Uma Bharati has assured Arunachal Pradesh for integrated management of all the water resources of the north-eastern state.

Aug 08, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

NGRBA shifted from Environment Ministry to Water Resources

The National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) has been transferred to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation from the Ministry of Environment.

Aug 04, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

BJP`s river linking plan likely to get push

BJP`s ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.

Jul 27, 2014, 13:47 PM IST

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