Jal Jeevan – Sathangadu Lake

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  The Sathangadu Lake is located in Manali, Chennai. It is surrounded by industries, and was found to be deteriorating due to pollutants like sewage and weeds. Lack of maintenance also contributed to its deterioration. The lake is integral toContinue reading “Jal Jeevan – Sathangadu Lake”

Jal Jeevan – Senguttai Pond

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  Located in the east of the village of Kattampatti is the Senguttai Pond. It is a natural spring-based pond, surrounded by windmills and agricultural land. This pond plays a major role in recharging the groundwater table of the surroundingContinue reading “Jal Jeevan – Senguttai Pond”

Jal Jeevan – Nandiambakkam Pond

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  In the town of Minjur, located in the outskirts of North Chennai is the Nandiambakkam Pond. This pond is vital in sustaining the lives of the community and controlling floods. Hence, it can be classified as a community pond.Continue reading “Jal Jeevan – Nandiambakkam Pond”

Jal Jeevan – Nagachery Lake

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  Nagachery Kulam is located in the town of Chidambaram. The town is between the Vellar river in the North and the Kollidam river in the South. The town uses water from the water bodies around it. Nagachery Kulam isContinue reading “Jal Jeevan – Nagachery Lake”

Dammit! – Tehri Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams  📍Tehri Dam, Uttarakhand  टिहरी डैम टिहरी बांध भारत का सबसे ऊंचा बांध है और उत्तराखंड में स्थित है। India’s highest dam, the Tehri Dam is a 260.5m tall earth and rock fill dam built over Bhagirathi river with an installed capacity of 1,000Continue reading “Dammit! – Tehri Dam”

Jal Jeevan – Morai Lake

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  The Morai village is located in the district of Tiruvallur. It is surrounded by many bodies of water. Due to the presence of the Krishna canal, the region is agriculture rich. A large lake provides water to the farmersContinue reading “Jal Jeevan – Morai Lake”

Jal Jeevan – Moosi Rani Sagar

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  The Moosi Rani Sagar, an ancient stepwell is located in the city of Alwar, Rajasthan. A stepwell is a well or pond which is reached by descending a set of stairs. The Sagar has been a major provider ofContinue reading “Jal Jeevan – Moosi Rani Sagar”

Jal Jeevan – Kinhi Gadegaon Reservoir

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  The Kinhi-Gadegaon Reservoir is located in Vidharbha, Maharashtra. It is an important source of water for nearby farmers for their fields and the animals of the adjacent forest. The Environmentalist Foundation of India in association with the Bhandara DistrictContinue reading “Jal Jeevan – Kinhi Gadegaon Reservoir”

Dammit! – Teesta Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams  📍Teesta Dams-West Bengal, Sikkim तीस्ता बांध – बंगाल, सिक्किम The Teesta river originates in the Eastern Himalayas and flows through the states of Sikkim, West Bengal and through Bangladesh before it enters the Bay of Bengal. It has a beautiful blue-green tinge owingContinue reading “Dammit! – Teesta Dam”

Dammit! – Mini Dams of TN

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams  ஐந்து ரத்தினங்கள், தமிழ்நாடு 📍 Adavinainar Dam,Tenkasi district அடவி நயினார் அணை, தென்காசி Built over Hanumantha river,this dam is 670m long.There is a specific reason for its construction: in 1992 there was exceptionally high rainfall in Tirunelveli and Tenkasi.This resulted in flooding,landslides and huge damageContinue reading “Dammit! – Mini Dams of TN”