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”

Dammit! – Idamalayar Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams 📍Idamalayar Dam, Ernakulam district, Kerala  ഇടമലയാർ അണക്കെട്ട് നിർമ്മിച്ച ഈ അണക്കെട്ടിനു 373 മീറ്റർ നീളവും 102 മീറ്റർ ഉയരവുമുണ്ട്. The Idamalayar Dam is built on Idamalayar river, one of the major tributaries of the Periyar river which originates from the Anaimalai Hills. It is a 102.4mContinue reading “Dammit! – Idamalayar Dam”

Jal Jeevan – Thamaraikulam Lake

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies  Ennore is a region in Chennai located in the Kosathalaiyar basin area. This basin houses several bodies of water close to each other that are the primary sources of water for the region. The area consists of many factoriesContinue reading “Jal Jeevan – Thamaraikulam Lake”

Dammit! – Cheruthoni Dam

A mini series that brings to light the stories of India’s dams 📍 Cheruthoni Dam, Idukki District, Kerala ചെറുതോണി അണക്കെട്ട് ഇടുക്കിയും കുളവും അണക്കെട്ടും ഉൾപ്പെടുന്ന പദ്ധതിയുടെ ഭാഗമാണ് ചെറുതോണി അണക്കെട്ട് Built over river Periyar, Cheruthoni Dam is a concrete gravity dam just 1km to the west of Idukki Arch Dam.Constructed in 1976 with aid from Government ofContinue reading “Dammit! – Cheruthoni Dam”

Jal Jeevan – Alasanatham Lake

The ambitious collaboration between the Hinduja Group and E.F.I to conserve and protect India’s water bodies To the east of the city of Hosur is the Alasanatham Lake. Hosur was ruled by several revered kings in the Sangam age. It is on the banks of the Thenpenniyar river and is today bustling with industrial activity.Continue reading “Jal Jeevan – Alasanatham Lake”

Plastics are Vessels for Land Pathogens

A lot is talked about the effects on marine wildlife, formation of microplastics, toxic containments due to prolonged exposure to sea water and damaging the aesthetic value of tourist destination caused by the careless disposal of plastic waste in the oceans, but what is less known is that this same plastic serves as carrier forContinue reading “Plastics are Vessels for Land Pathogens”