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High powered commitee meeting Minutes

Publication | December 10, 2012 at 12:35

Greenpeace obtained the minutes of 20 of 28 meetings of the High Powered Committee held between 2003 and January 2011 through the Right to Information Act of 2005.

High Powered Committee Meeting Minutes (including Vidarbha Diversions)

Publication | December 10, 2012 at 12:43

Greenpeace obtained the minutes of 20 of 28 meetings of the High Powered Committee held between 2003 and January 2011 through the Right to Information Act of 2005.

Coal-water conflict

Hub | May 15, 2013 at 18:14

Maharashtra's agricultural hinterland – especially Marathwada and Vidarbha – have been facing severe water crisis year after year. Issues of debts, crop failure, bad monsoon etc, have historically wreaked havoc on the farmers' livelihoods and...

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

Press release | May 22, 2013 at 10:30

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...

Impact of Water Resources Projects-Case Study Wardha

Publication | August 8, 2012 at 16:30

Vidarbha region in Maharastra has a long history of under development. Many measures to offset the agrarian crisis in the region like the Prime Minister's debt relief assistance in 2006 has focussed extensively on developing assured irrigation...

Water for farmers

Page | July 24, 2013 at 11:59

It was Maharashtra’s worst drought in 40 years. For long the state had a unique water policy which gave preference to industries over agriculture. Millions of cubic meters of water meant for irrigation has been allocated for thermal power plants...

Greenpeace delivers 13,000 petitions to the CM’s office

Press release | April 26, 2011 at 15:24

Mumbai, April 26, 2011: On the occasion of 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Greenpeace today delivered around 13,000 petitions against the proposed Jaitapur nuclear project to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Prithviraj...

The water-energy-farmers nexus in Maharashtra: Thoughts on World Water Day!

Blog entry by Jai Krishna | March 24, 2014

Farming is increasingly becoming a risky profession to do. Farming and livelihoods of millions of farmers in the country are always at the mercy of something that is beyond their control, either markets, government policies or extreme...

Vellade – living with the ashes

Blog entry by Neelima Vallangi | June 11, 2013

A lake in Velladi where ash from power plants is released. Through the small window in the Gram Panchayat room, I could see dust particles coming in. Shocked, I asked if it was the ash that the villagers were talking about. They...

No water for drought-hit Maharashtra as thermal power plants prosper

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | March 22, 2013

Water was over. The sun was beating down our backs and a red-yellow, dried, mountain trail was around us. Our trek should have ended before sunrise, it was mid-day now. The desperate need for water was terrifying. Luckily we knew we'd...

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