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Achieving water sufficiency through wastewater management
May 23, 2024

Achieving water sufficiency through wastewater management

Considering the role of wastewater in meeting the water requirements of cities, and the negative effects of untreated wastewater, efforts are underway

Climate crisis compass for water management
May 10, 2024

Climate crisis compass for water management

India’s critical water infrastructure must be built to withstand, respond to, and recover rapidly from climate disruptions

India's water management still plagued by British legacy
Oct 26, 2015

India's water management still plagued by British legacy

Despite the worldwide call for a change in water management paradigm in favour of demand management and ecosystem restoration (also known as Integrated Water Resource Management), India still adheres to its archaic notions of water resource development.

Introducing geospatial technology in industrial water management
Dec 26, 2022

Introducing geospatial technology in industrial water management

Using geospatial technologies is an imperative step for India to make its industrial sector more resilient and sustainable

Unseen currents, missed opportunities: Women in water management
Mar 21, 2024

Unseen currents, missed opportunities: Women in water management

As India navigates the complexities of sustainable development, ensuring gender equality in the waterscape emerges as a pivotal element in creating a

Water for Peace: Sustainable water management can play a pivotal role in building and maintaining peace
Mar 21, 2024

Water for Peace: Sustainable water management can play a pivotal role in building and maintaining peace

Restoration, management, and protection of water resources can contribute to peace and long-term stability

Addressing challenges of rainwater harvesting in Delhi
Sep 21, 2020

Addressing challenges of rainwater harvesting in Delhi

Rainwater harvesting (RWH) is a useful method to address the problem of water shortage. However, the Delhi government is unable to tap its full potent

Analysing Jaishankar’s Nepal visit: Road to a new power-play?
Aug 23, 2019

Analysing Jaishankar’s Nepal visit: Road to a new power-play?

In order to maintain and rekindle the amicability of ties, EAM Jaishankar’s visit is of utmost importance, arranging for India a fortuity to do away

Climate conservation: Small steps for communities, giant steps for climate action
Jun 04, 2024

Climate conservation: Small steps for communities, giant steps for climate action

Although the scale of the environmental problems seems overwhelming, nature conservation works.

Delta under siege: Towards the 2026 Ganges Water Sharing Agreement
Jun 02, 2020

Delta under siege: Towards the 2026 Ganges Water Sharing Agreement

The Ganges Water Sharing Agreement will expire in 2026. What awaits then?

Dual-pronged approach to flood relief
Jul 25, 2019

Dual-pronged approach to flood relief

A comprehensive strategy that includes a mix of crisis response and impact mitigation, while also taking into account urban and rural planning, livelihood issues and health perspective, is needed to mitigate the Northeastern State’s agony.

Farakka row: Time to shelve colonial reductionist engineering, explore Chinese model
Sep 09, 2016

Farakka row: Time to shelve colonial reductionist engineering, explore Chinese model

The sole reliance on the traditional British engine while constructing Farakka Barrage has created problems at a minimum of two levels.

Fixing water with a mobile App
Jun 23, 2014

Fixing water with a mobile App

Now a mobile App for water management? And, the rapidly dropping price of wireless consumer technology such as WiFi and Bluetooth could turn these individual nodes into a data-rich network.

Gender in the Waterscape: Creating Economic Ripples in India’s Labour Markets
Dec 13, 2023

Gender in the Waterscape: Creating Economic Ripples in India’s Labour Markets

This paper assesses the gendered division of labour for household-level domestic service activities, of which water management remains a primary component, across Indian states and the various dimensions of gender that are relevant in this context. Women have traditionally played an essential role in water management at the household level, devoting a significant share of their day to related unpaid domestic service activities. Such engagements o

Indus Treaty: Why India cannot afford to fight fire with water
Feb 25, 2019

Indus Treaty: Why India cannot afford to fight fire with water

India must honour its treaty commitments over a resource that everyday lives depend on.

Revamping Water Governance in India: The Pathway to a New National Water Policy
Feb 12, 2024

Revamping Water Governance in India: The Pathway to a New National Water Policy

Despite the call for a global paradigm shift in water governance—from the traditional reductionist engineering approach to the more holistic integrated river basin governance framework—a change is not yet perceptible in India’s water governance architecture. The hesitation to change has led to ecological problems and conflicts at various levels. This paper identifies the knowledge gaps that inhibit the paradigm shift and explores the lacuna

Safeguarding food security: The vital role of water
Mar 21, 2024

Safeguarding food security: The vital role of water

As water scarcity intensifies, its ripple effects cascade through food systems, directly impacting agricultural productivity and food security

Strengthening water governance in the face of climate change
Mar 21, 2024

Strengthening water governance in the face of climate change

A collective will to integrate climate resilience into urban water governance and embrace innovative management strategies is imperative to secure con

The horror story of urban water wars
Jul 11, 2019

The horror story of urban water wars

Unless a sectoral re-allocation of water resources enforcing adequate demand management is done, the issues of water scarcity might not be resolved.

Water Infrastructure and Connectivity: Growth and SDGs in Asia
Mar 04, 2016

Water Infrastructure and Connectivity: Growth and SDGs in Asia

This paper examines current water management ideologies and practices and the impact they create on strategies for pan-Asian connectivity. It suggests that 'business-as-usual' management principles and the harnessing of transboundary rivers tend to undermine efforts at achieving economic and ecological sustainability goals, as well as meeting long-term development challenges. The Mekong and Ganga basin regions, in particular, suffer from inadequa

Water is life, water is food: Leave no one behind
Oct 16, 2023

Water is life, water is food: Leave no one behind

Only by recognising the intrinsic value of water and its central role in our existence can we hope to build a more resilient and food-secure world for

Water Valuation and Pricing in India: Imperatives for Sustainable Water Governance
Nov 02, 2023

Water Valuation and Pricing in India: Imperatives for Sustainable Water Governance

This paper highlights the importance of water valuation and pricing for sustainable and efficient water allocation and management in India. An efficient water-pricing mechanism could be a tool to address the impending crisis of water scarcity, which necessitates a robust, objective, and holistic valuation technique. Every unit of water consumed for economic purposes has an ecological footprint, and this opportunity cost or externality factor need

Will interlinking of rivers solve floods and droughts?
Jul 25, 2019

Will interlinking of rivers solve floods and droughts?

The Interlinking of Rivers (ILR) programme in India — an ambitious project, envisioned on a massive scale — will attempt to link 37 rivers, through 30 links, covering a distance of 15,000 km that will transfer 174 trillion litres of water a year.

Women and water: Leveraging the potential of green jobs
Oct 13, 2023

Women and water: Leveraging the potential of green jobs

Many of the jobs created through large-scale programmes on water can be taken up by women as long as the skilling gap is addressed along with gender i

बांगलादेश-चीन जवळीक भारतासाठी चिंतेचीबांगलादेश-चीन जवळीक भारतासाठी चिंतेची
Nov 20, 2020

बांगलादेश-चीन जवळीक भारतासाठी चिंतेचीबांगलादेश-चीन जवळीक भारतासाठी चिंतेची

तीस्ता नदीसंदर्भात भारत बांगलादेशासोबत करार करायला अपयशी ठरला. त्यामुळे बांगलादेश आज चीनकडे वळला आहे. यात भारताने संधी गमावल्याचा युक्तीवाद होत आहे.

महिला आणि जलसंवर्धन: हरित रोजगाराच्या संधी
Oct 27, 2023

महिला आणि जलसंवर्धन: हरित रोजगाराच्या संधी

जलसंवर्धनाच्या अनेक उपक्रमांमध्ये महिलांचा सहभाग वाढव�

हवामान बदलाच्या पार्श्वभूमीवर शहरांमधील पाण्याचे संकट कसे सोडवायचे
Mar 28, 2024

हवामान बदलाच्या पार्श्वभूमीवर शहरांमधील पाण्याचे संकट कसे सोडवायचे

सर्व शहरांमध्ये पाणी व्यवस्थापन अधिक जलवायु परिवर्तन स�

हवामान बदलाच्या संकटांचा सामना करण्यासाठी जल व्यवस्थापन महत्वाचे
May 23, 2024

हवामान बदलाच्या संकटांचा सामना करण्यासाठी जल व्यवस्थापन महत्वाचे

हवामानातील अडथळ्यांना तोंड देण्यासाठी, प्रतिसाद देण्यासाठी आणि त्यातून वेगाने सावरण्यासाठी भारताने महत्त्वपूर्ण जल पायाभूत सुविधा तयार केल्या पाहिजेत.