No Pretense, No Armour: Anupam Mishra and His Great Contributions

PERSPECTIVE Anupam Mishra was a Gandhian thinker and environmental conservationist who worked extensively for the conservation of water resources through traditional techniques. His ideas and [...]

Rivers as commons: Reality or Myth?

The fact that most of the civilizations of the world flourished on the river banks is more or less uncontested. The examples of early river valley civilizations range from Indus civilization near [...]

Call for nominations – Bhagirath Prayaas Samman & Shri Anupam Mishra Memorial Medal

Jury members - Mr Samar Singh, Dr Shashi Shekhar, Dr S Janakrajan, Dr Amita Baviskar, Mr Abhilash Khandekar, Mr Himanshu Thakkar & Mr Ravi Singh

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Saving the Chinkara

The Chinkara is a small species of deer, found mostly in the drier parts of Western India. Although India is home to a sizeable chunk of the global population, their numbers here are on the [...]

Cleaning the Assi Ganga

Early 2017, INTACH took upon themselves to demonstrate how low cost, minimally invasive technology could be used to clean up a river. The Assi Ganga is the river that gives the town of Varanasi [...]

Revival of the Hauz Khas Lake

Hauz Khas is one of the oldest lakes of Delhi which was built by Sultan Alauddin Khilji in 1295 AD to provide water to his military camp at Siri, at which time it was known as Hauz -i- Alai. The [...]

Urban rooftop gardens

INTACH’s rooftop garden project was pioneered in 2004, from where it gradually became a successful example of rooftop gardening. Besides its primary benefits of fresh seasonal vegetables and a [...]

Bhagirath Prayas Samman and Anupam Mishra Medal awardees, 2017

On the event of India Rivers Day, held on the 25th of November and hosted by INTACH India’s New Delhi Branch, the Organizing Committee presented the Bhagirath Prayas Samman for efforts made [...]

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