Nominations open for BPS & AMM awards
– India Rivers Day 2019

Nomination forms can be submitted to any of the following e-mail addresses:, with the subject line: BPS/AMM 2019 Nomination

River Semester 2019

→ Short Term Call for Application | Apply here by April 15 → Conducted by Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, open to undergraduate students from universities in the U.S. and abroad. [...]

India Rivers Week 2018 in Pictures

The theme of this year’s event, which was dedicated to Dr G D Agrawal, was ‘Can India rejuvenate Ganga?’. The programme was spread over three days, 24th to 26th November 2018 and was hosted by [...]

India Rivers Week 2018 ‘Can India Rejuvenate Ganga?’

24-26 November 2018 WWF-India, 172-B, Lodi Estate, New Delhi – 110 003 In previous years IRW has focused on general issues related to Indian Rivers and have attempted to foster an understanding [...]

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

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 [...]

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