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


Grundfos India completes restoration of Injambakkam pond in Chennai

Grundfos India, a global leader in pump solutions and water technology successfully completed the restoration of the Injambakkam pond in Chennai. The pond is situated off the ECR road and is spread across 2.5 acres. Keeping in mind the Covid-19 situation, Grundfos India and Hand In Hand India cancelled the inaug...Read more


HP state Govt signs pacts with World Bank to improve water management

 The Integrated Project for Source Sustainability and Climate Resilient Rain-Fed Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh will be implemented in 428 gram panchayats in 10 districts, benefiting over 400,000 small-holder farmers, including women, and pastoral communities.  “As we encourage climate-smart agri...Read more


Water security in agriculture needs de-centralized solution: U P Singh, Secretary Water Resources

 NEW DELHI: U P Singh, Secretary, Department of Water Resources, RD & GR, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India today said that water security in agriculture is a local problem and requires de-centralized solutions.  Speaking at the national summit on ‘Investing in Future Through Sustain...Read more


ICAR- CFRI organizes International Conference on “Ecosystem Health and Fisheries of Indian Inland Waters: Multiple Stressors, Management and Conservation”  

    Dr Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries Science) ICAR inaugurated the International Conference on “Ecosystem Health and Fisheries of Indian Inland Waters: Multiple Stressors, Management and Conservation” organized by the ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, B...Read more


DCM Shriram inks MoU with Rabobank to promote water conservation

   DCM Shriram has signed a memorandum of understanding with Rabobank and Rivulis Irrigation India, the Indian arm of Israeli micro irrigation firm Rivulis, to install drip irrigation in sugarcane farms of over 5,000 hectares in two Uttar Pradesh districts, the company said in a statement recently. &nb...Read more