The Malguzari Tanks impact story: How a conscientious Engineer taught India to be water responsible!
India is a country naturally blessed with multiple & abundant natural sources of drinking water – be it rivers, lakes, reservoirs or wells. Historically speaking, barring a few regions like Rajasthan, the country did not have much arid lands. However, this advantageous situation has drastically changed in the past century
“Heavy rains in Jodhpur,” the headlines said while the TV reporter went on about how the localities of Jodhpur were experiencing flooding & disruption of public life! This was so unusual for a city in Rajasthan, to receive unprecedented rains, that too in such high amounts!! The moral of the story: Climate Change is
How many years have we seen the drainage choked & rainwater flooding the roads every monsoon in Mumbai? How many times have the locals & public transport been disrupted & people stranded because of the rains? The instances are countless, & recur every year! The situation remains the same & while we are content with
Have you ever marveled at the abundant food diversity in the Indian cuisine? Not just the techniques & dishes but even the ingredients used in every recipe are on an average a mix of 15 to 20 different food grains, herbs, fruits & vegetables. Is this variety not starkly different from the western countries where most