ICAR-SBI Scientists bags National Water Awards 2019 for Soil Moisture Indicator

ICAR-SBI Scientists bag First Prize in National Water Award - 2019The ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore’s Team of Scientists bagged the first prize in the National Water Awards - 2019 organized from 11th to 12th November, 2020 for their work on “Soil Moisture Indicator (SMI) and its applica...Read more

Netafim India launches FlexNet™ to boost smart irrigation   

   Netafim India, a leading smart irrigation solution provider, has launched FlexNet™ - a revolutionary mainline and sub-mainline piping for above and below-ground drip irrigation systems for Indian farmers to make farming simplified. This multifaceted piping solution could be adapted for any type...Read more

ICT Grand Challenge under Jal Jeevan Mission receives impressive response

National Jal Jeevan Mission in partnership with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) had launched ICT Grand Challenge to create innovative, modular, and cost-effective solution to develop a ‘Smart Water Supply Measurement and Monitoring System’ to be deployed at the village leve...Read more

India, Australia to jointly collaborate in sustainable groundwater management

The Union Cabinet on October 14, 2020, approved a MoU between India and Australia for collaboration in capacity building, research and development and making impact for sustainable groundwater management.The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understan...Read more

ICAR-IARI launches wastewater treatment technology ‘Jalopchar’

 The Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI) have formally released their innovative technology ‘Jalopchar’ and an e-book that covers the journey of the technology from ‘lab to land’ and details about the scope and nationwide implement...Read more

Govt sets target to cover 100 L hectare under micro-irrigation

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Pachayati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar recently said that the government has set the target of covering 100 lakh hectares under micro-irrigation in five years’ time. The webinar on ‘Enhancing water use efficacy and coverage of micro...Read more

FICCI organizes webinar on  efficient water management systems in agri sector

G Asok Kumar, Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Water Mission, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India called upon efficient usage of water in the agricultural sector via a webinar. He added that proper water managem...Read more

Bridge Hub launches '2020 Water Challenge' in Australia

 An Australia-based agrifood tech innovation firm, Bridge Hub aims to bring agri-system sustainability to the country with a primary focus on water supply chain. While agrifood supply chain is important in the agrisystem, water still remains a very important aspect. The firm believes that research and techno...Read more

Rainwater harvesting is key to solving India’s water woes:  Director, National Water Mission  

Asok Kumar, Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Water Mission, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India today said, “Rainwater harvesting has become inevitable in the current scenario of water scarcity across the ...Read more

University of Cordoba launches mobile app that controls amount of fertilizers and water  

The Hydraulics and Irrigation research team at the University of Cordoba has just launched a mobile app called Reutivar App that lets farmers control and measure the ideal amount of water and fertilizers to be used in these kinds of irrigation systems. The purpose of this tool is to equip fertigation with scientif...Read more

ITC initiates ‘Watershed Programme’ for integrated watershed development  

 ITC Limited, one of India’s leading multi-business conglomerates and an exemplar in environment sustainability said that it was rapidly scaling up its highly acclaimed Integrated Watershed Development and Environmental Resources Replenishment initiatives through partnerships with various state governme...Read more

Indigo Ag and Anheuser-Busch announces the results of sustainable rice farming  

    Indigo Agriculture and Anheuser-Busch announced the results of their effort to produce rice grown with specific environmental attributes. The resource and emissions savings achieved in the inaugural year of the program significantly outpaced the targets set forth when the partnership was first anno...Read more