TamiraSES project

TamiraSES project is being jointly implemented restore Thamirabarani river. Key facts TamiraSES project is jointly implemented by the district administration of Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu and Bengaluru-based NGO Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE). The project ..



Rejuvenation Project of 13 Rivers

On 14th March, Ministry for Forest, Environment, and Climate Change announced the project for the rejuvenation of 13 major rivers in the country. Selected Rivers The 13 Rivers that will form part of the rejuvenation project include: Himalayan Rivers: Jhelum, ..



Rajnath Singh inaugurats Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu

Rajnath Singh has recently inaugurated Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu which has been constructed at an altitude of 14,650 feet in the forward area of Ladakh region. This bridge has been built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). This Bridge is ..

Ministry of Jal Shakti launchs month long exploratory open water rafting expedition “Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan”

The Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has recently launched a unique initiative called ‘Ganga Amantran’ to connect with the stakeholders of the river. It is one-month-long pioneering exploratory open- water rafting and kayaking expedition on the Ganga river. ..

Amazon launches Military Veterans Employment programme in India

E-commerce major Amazon India has launched a Military Veterans Employment programme in the country to create hundreds of opportunities for military veterans and their spouses across the company’s fulfilment centres. For this noble cause, Amazon India has partnered with the ..

Ascribing Legal Rights to Rivers

Even rivers have legal status now. The trend was started with some rivers in the Victorian state of Australia. Later the Whanganui river in New Zealand and the Ganga and Yamuna also acquired the legal status. The order of the ..