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Greenpeace calls for priority access of water to farmers in drought hit Maharashtra

Press release | May 21, 2013 at 17:00

Amravati, 22rd May 2013: In an early morning action to raise an alarm on the massive diversion of water away from irrigation to water guzzling coal fired power plants, Greenpeace activists unfurled a 250 feet banner on the Upper Wardha dam at...

Water for farmers or coal power plants? You decide.

Feature story | May 21, 2013 at 22:10

The Upper Wardha dam in Amravati, Maharashtra is considered to be a lifeline for surrounding cities and towns. But water resources in the state are quickly sliding away from those who need it the most. Even the water meant to irrigate fields is...

The struggle for water continues in Maharashtra

Blog entry by Neelima Vallangi | June 12, 2013

A half constructed catchment pond. Considering the severity of the drought situation in Maharashtra, one would think farmers and people living without water would be given top priority. But in a strange turn of events, water has...

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