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VP Naidu Calls For Mandating Solar Panels Installation, Rainwater Harvesting In Buildings
VP Naidu Calls For Mandating Solar Panels Installation, Rainwater Harvesting In Buildings

Venkaiah Naidu said that such initiatives will lead to saving of cost at the micro level for organisations and at the same time will also benefit the nation as a whole.

Odisha Village Goes Under Water Due To Rainwater Harvesting Plan Folly
Odisha Village Goes Under Water As Rainwater Harvesting Plan Goes Haywire

A poorly conceived plan by some villagers to store rainwater in an alleged attempt to avail loans under a government scheme has resulted in the inundation of the entire village in Bhadrak district of Odisha.

Finance Ministry Releases Rs 685.80 Cr Grant For Urban Local Bodies
Finance Ministry Releases Rs 685.80 Cr Grant For Urban Local Bodies

Basic grants (untied) can be utilised for location-specific felt needs except for salary or other establishment expenditure. The tied grants are to be utilised for drinking water (including rainwater harvesting and recycling) and solid waste management.

rooftop rainwater harvesting structure
Odisha Builds 10,000 Rainwater Harvesting Structures In 75 Days

Odisha, located on the eastern coast of India, is considered a water-surplus state, but rainfall distribution is uneven and erratic.

Centre Issues Guidelines For Rainwater Harvesting

New Delhi: The Centre has asked all urban local bodies to set up a cell for effective monitoring of rainwater harvesting and revive at least one water body in their respective areas. The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has issued ‘Guidelines for Urban Water Conservation’, saying the ‘Rainwater Harvesting Cell’ of municipal corporations will […]