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October, 2017
Over the years PSI's work has often featured in news articles in both the local and national press.
On this page, as articles appear, we will provide details and, where possible, links.

 

"Well water makes a difference", India Water Portal (English), October 9, 2017

"Building Climate Resilience"
, Seema Ravandale, Vinod Niranjan and Debashish Sen, LEISA INDIA (English), June 2017, Vol. 19. No. 2

"Almora ke adhiktar naulo ka pani dooshit"
, Amar Ujala (Hindi), Almora Edition, June 8, 2017

"Naulo ka pani peene layak nahi", Uttar Ujala (Hindi), Nainital Edition, June 8, 2017

"Involve people in planning of hydropower projects: Experts"
, The Tribune, Dehradun, November 12, 2016

"Bijalee projecto mein isthaniye logo ko mile hissedari", Hindustan (H), Dehradun Edition, November 12, 2016

"Hi-Nex Research Programme Concludes in Doon", Garhwal Post (English), Dehradun, November 12, 2016

"Garibo ke hito ke liyein karya karein", Amar Ujala (Hindi), Dehradun Edition, November 12, 2016

"Uttarakhand: Power Projects in limbo", Bureaucracy Today, Dehradun, July 8, 2016

"Water shortage increasing due to climate change, says Chief Secy", The Tribune, Dehradun, June 23, 2016


"Pahaar Par Aur Ghehra Sakta Hai Paijal Sankat: Mukhya Sachiv ", Amar Ujala (Hindi), Dehradun Edition, June 23, 2016

"Jal Shroto Ke Liye Chahiyein Panch Sau Crore Rupein ", Hindustan (Hindi), Dehradun Edition, June 23, 2016

"12000 Jal Shroto Ko Punarjeevit Karne Ki Jaroorat ",Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Dehradun Edition, June 23, 2016

"Workshop held on'Reviving Springs in Uttarakhand", Garhwal Post, (English) Dehradun, June 23, 2016


"12000 springs dry up in Uttarakhand"
, Times of India, (English), Dehradun, June 22, 2016

"12,000 springs of the state will be revived", Times of India, (English), Dehradun, June 22, 2016

"500 Jal Dharaon Ka Hoga Punarjeevan ", India Water portal (Hindi), June, 2016

"12000 springs dry up in Uttarakhand", Nyooz, Dehradun, June 22, 2016

"In fact: And the rivers be dammed", The Indian Express, June 22, 2016

"Uttarakhand to bear one-third cost of revival of springs, water bodies", Times of India, Dehradun, June 21, 2016

"32 villages in Rudraprayag up in arms against 2 hydel projects", Times of India, Dehradun, June 21, 2016

"Participatory springshed development prog concludes", The Morung Express, June 14, 2016

"Participatory springshed development prog concludes",
Nagaland Post, June 14, 2016

"How water brought a village together"
, India Water Portal (English), June 11, 2016

"Groundwater depleting rapidly: new irrigation system the need of the day
", The American Bazaar, June 7, 2016

"Training -cum- workshop on ‘participatory springshed development’ held at Ziphenyu"
, Nagaland Post, June 4, 2016

"Participatory Springshed Development training underway", The Morung Express, June 3, 2016

"Bringing potable water to villagers of Dhar", India Water portal (English), June 1, 2016

"Springshed development to cover 11 villages", Nagaland Post, May 30, 2016

"Sarkar Se Nahi Mili Rahat To Gramino Ne Do Din Mehnat Kar Sukhe Kuyein Se Nikal Liya Pani", Nai Duniya (Hindi), Indore, May 10, 2016

"Shramdan: Fluoride Prabhavit Gramo Mein Milne Laga Shudh Pani "
, Nai Duniya (Hindi), Indore, March 23, 2016

"Ab Fluoride Pani Se Mukt Honge Gaon", Patrika Dhar (Hindi), Indore, March 23, 2016

Lok Sabha "Astitva" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQl3H4xUgo8

"Himalayan Glaciers framenting: Experts",
Tribune (English), Dehra Doon, March 2, 2016

"Hydro Project Ki Badi Chunauti Hai Virodh",
Dainik Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon, March 2, 2016

"Sinchayi Ke Liye Paani Dein Jal Vidyut Pariyojanayeini",
Amar Ujala (Hindi), Dehra Doon, March 2, 2016

"Sinchayi Mein Prayukt Ho Sthaniya Pariyojanao Ki Bijli",
Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Dehra Doon, March 2, 2016

"Himalayan Glaciers are fragmenting, say Experts",
Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon, March 2, 2016

"Development or drastic ecological changes: Where is Dehradun headed?", India Water Portal (English), February 05, 2016

"Include chapter on springs in syllabus: Expert"
, The Tribune (English), Chandigarh Edition, December 17, 2015

"Jal shroto ke sanrakshan par diya jo"
, Dainik Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, December 16, 2015

"Need to conserve water springs, says Gaonwasii"
, The Tribune (English), Chandigarh Edition, December 16, 2015

"Yahi haal raha to aapdayein aur ugra hongi"
, Amar Ujala (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, December 16, 2015

"Using community support to battle fluoride contamination"
, India Water Portal (English), December 02, 2015

"Undisposed toxic waste still haunts Bhopal’s groundwater", India Water Portal (English), December 02, 2015

"Janbhagidhari se dur hoti fluorosis ki bimari", India Water Portal (Hindi), November, 2015

"Fluorosis bimari ki chapet mein Madhya Pradesh ke 27 jile"
, Star Samachar (Hindi), Bhopal, November 19, 2015

"Shodh Va Prashikshan Se Dur Hoga Fluorosis", City Bhaskar (Hindi), Bhopal, November 19, 2015

"Consultative Workshop On Participatory Ground Water Management Conclude", The Morung Express (English), Ruzaphema, November 6, 2015

"Any Development Should Be Sustainable", The Morung Express (English), Ruzaphema, October 30, 2015

"How Bandhu Singh recovered hope", India Water portal (English), Authored by: Anita Sharma, Anil Gautam, Amrita, Dalpat, Heena & Puja Singh, Posted by: Chicu, July 8, 2015

"Nam ankhon se utha lee kudaal", Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, July 04 ,2015


"Kalapani", India Water portal (Hindi), Author: Anita Sharma, Source: People's Science Institute, Dehra Doon, June, 2015


"Surakshit jalapoorti - Logaon ke liye asha ki kiran", India Water portal (Hindi), Author: Anita Sharma, Source: People's Science Institute, Dehra Doon, June, 2015

"Badichatri", India Water portal (Hindi), Author: Anita Sharma, Source: People's Science Institute, Dehra Doon, June, 2015

"Prerna mili to gramino ne kar liya swachh pani ka intezam", Nai Duniya (Hindi), Dhar Edition, April 14 ,2015

"Maneri hydropowerproject to be shut down for renovationr"
,
The Tribune (English), Dehra Doon Edition, February 19, 2015

"Hydropowerdevelopment essential for Uttarakhnd: N. Ravishankar"
, Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, February 19, 2015

"Uttarakhand: Development And Ecological Sustainability"
, Ravi Chopra, A report submitted to Oxfam India, New Delhi, June, 2014, 41 pages.

"Uttarakhand: development and ecological sustainability", India Environmental Portal, Knowledge for change, June1, 2014

"U'khand disaster: SC rejects plea for panel to study report", Deccan Herald, New Delhi, May 10, 2014

"Supply ka pani jehrila", Patrika, Satna, May 7, 2014

http://www.indiawaterportal.org/articles/how-safe-your-drinking-water

“Including cultural water requirements in environmental flow assessment: an example from the upper Ganga River”
, India, Water International, 2014, Chicu Lokgariwar, Ravi Chopra, Vladimir Smakhtin, Luna Bharati and Jay O’Keeffe,, Vol. 39, No. 1, 81–96

"People in distress get little relief", Down To Earth, September 13, 2013

"Restoring Normalcy in Uttarakhand", Ravi Chopra, Economic & Political Weekly, Vol - XLVIII No. 32, August 10, 2013

VIDEO
- Dr. Ravi Chopra, Director, Peopl'es Science Institute in the event "Saath Hai Hum Uttarakhand"


"Tabahi Ko Pariyojanayein Zimmedar"
, Amar Ujala, Dehra Dun Edition, 22 July, 2013

"Hydropower Projects in Uttarakhand, Displacing People and Destroying Lives", Economic & Political Weekly, Vol - XLVIII No. 29, July 20, 2013

"Hell in the Himalayas, Sorrow Avalanche",Outlook India.com, 9 July 2013

"The true scale of disaster", Hindustan Times, 6 July, 2013

"Uttarakhand floods: ‘Opt for green development, not profits’, says Chopra", The Alternative, 4July, 2013

"Green approach to development can minimise human tragedy: Expert" The Province, 4 July, 2013

"Horror Storeys And After", OUTLOOK India.com July 2013

"Trail of Death ", THE WEEK, 1 July, 2013

"Uttarakhand A Model of Disaster:, Tehelka Magazine, Volume 10 Issue 27, July 2013

"Global Warming Hai Ativirishti Ka Kaaran" : Dainik Jagran, Dehra Doon Edition, July 02, 2013

"Himalayan Blunder", The Pioneer, Sunday Edition, 30 June, 2013

"Green approach to development can minimise human tragedy", Punjab Newsline, 28 June, 2013

"Disaster has hit livelihood of villagers, says expert", Gulf Times, 27 june, 2013

"Uttarakhand flood tragedy has hit livelihood of village folk, says expert", The New Indian Express (English), June 26, 2013

"The untold story from Uttarakhand", Ravi Chopra, The Hindu (English), June 25, 2013


"Dams of Uttarakhand", Mumbai Mirror, Ajit Ranade, June 24, 2013

"Saving the Himalayan Ecosystem", Live Mint, Hindustan Times, June 23, 2013


Leisa India:Golden wheat becomes more Golden: Extending SRI to wheat: Ravi Chopra and Debashish Sen Leisa India, March 2013

"Garh mein zyada hi maili ho gayi Ganga", Amar Ujala, Hapur Edition (Hindi), November 28, 2012


"Pichale saal se jayada maili ho gayi Mandakini ", Star Samachar, Satna Edition (Hindi), November 15, 2012

"Ram ki Mandakini ab maili ", Dainik Bhaskar, Satna Edition (Hindi), November 15, 2012

"Andekhi: Haye Ram ab Mandakini bhi maili ", Raj Express, Satna Edition (Hindi), November 15, 2012

"Dharam nagri ki Mandakini ab ho gayi maili ", Nai Duniya, Jabalpur Edition (Hindi), November 15, 2012

"Achman to door nahane layak bhi nahi Mandakini", Star Samachar, Satna Edition (Hindi), November 13, 2012

"Holy River unholy Mess, Ganga, DAMNED" : Tehelka Magazine, Vol 9, Issue 22, Dated 02 June 2012

"680 dams on river Ganga, tributaries?" : The Asian Age, May 30. 2012

Training workshop on hydrogeology and water quality, People's Science Institute, June 11-22, 2012, Dehradun

WWF - WWF-India is awarded the 'Ground Water Augmentation ...

In another study, scientists of the People's Science Institute (PSI), Dehradun, screened perennial species such as Bogainvillea glabra, Ficus religiosa....

"Ganga ravaged as govt looks away", Hindustan Times, March 23, 2012

"When Mowgli met the Lepchas- How a forest officer’s idea on rainwater harvesting helped rejuvenate the dying Himalayan springs in Sikkim", livemint.com, March 21, 2012

IIT-Bombay Presents Distinguished Alumunus Award 2012 to Doonite", Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, March 17, 2012


"53 candidates for assembly election face criminal cases", ADR, UEW Report, Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, January 24, 2012

"Organic rice cultivation transforming lives of Damoh farmers": Indian Agrarian Crisis Food. Livelihoods. Environment, November, 2011


"Organic rice cultivation transforming lives of Damoh farmers": The Hindu (English), S&T Agriculture, Damoh (M.P.), November 28, 2011


"Welfare of people his mission":Tribune (English), Dehra Doon Edition, November 27, 2011

"Rural Development Champion": Education World- The Human Development Magazine, 12th Anniversary Issue, Bangalore, November, 2011

"Consultation Workshop On Earthquake Resistant House Design Held": Haalkhabar, Real News for Real People, Sikkim, October 22, 2011

"City to have 2 more Green Cremation Systems" : Tribune (English), Dehra Doon Edition, September 26, 2011

Changing with the seasons: How Himalayan communities cope with climate change - An article by PSI,Dehra Doon


Upscaling System of Crop Intensification (SCI) for Achievinb Food Security in Uttarakhand and Bundelkhand


"Kishano ko vardaan Sri Dhan vidhi" Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, September 08, 2011

"Paidawar badane ke liye anusandhan zaroori:Bisht": Rashtriya Sahara (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, September 08, 2011

"Stress laid on crop intensification": Tribune (English), Dehra Doon Edition, September 08, 2011

"Encounter with Dr. Ravi Chopra : An IITian Who Took The Path Less Travelled By ...!" Samwad Newsletter

"13 phisadi bijlee ke liye pahar kyon kare safar"  Hindustan (Hindi) Dehra Doon May 01, 2011

"NGO comes to the aid of rain-hit homeless: Builds temporary shelters for 100 out of the 984 affected families": The Tribune, Dehra Dun Plus (English), Dehra Doon Edition, February 11, 2011

"Teen pariyojanaon par viram" : Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, November 01, 2010

"Experts discuss agri technologies" : Tribune (English), Dehra Doon Edition, July 31, 2010

"Khadya suraksha sabse badi chunauti" : Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, July 31, 2010

"Trivendra calls for greater adoption of SWI" : Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, July 31, 2010

"Anaaj ki jaroorat pura karne mein madadgar hai Srividhi" : Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, July 31, 2010

"Saghnikaran vidhi se bada sakte hein utpadan" : Amar Ujala (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, July 31, 2010

"Enhance quality of forests rather than quantity " : The Times of Doon (English), Dehra Doon Edition, June 27, 2010

"Dehra Doon, Haridwar to be part of NCR corridor project " : The Tribune Doon (English), Dehra Doon Edition, June 26, 2010

"Green India Mission par uthe sawal" : Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, June 23, 2010

"In name of Ganga, crores go down the drain" : The Pioneer (English), Dehra Doon Edition, June 8, 2010

"High on decibel, low in content" : The Pioneer (English), Dehra Doon Edition, June 7, 2010

"State govt, industries responsible for power shortage, says social activist" : Tribune (English), Dehra Doon Edition, April 12, 2010

"CFGD welcomes decision on halting hydel projects" : Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, April 12, 2010

"Pariyojanaon par kendra sahi" : Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, April 12, 2010

"Pan bijali pariyojanayein rokane ka samarthan kiya" : Amar Ujala (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, April 12, 2010

"Scientists find sin-cleansing Ganga to be infectious" : Deccan Herald, March 01, 2010

"Ganga river to dry up soon ?": zeenews.com, February 01, 2010

"The death threat to Gori Ganga!": Business.rediff.com, Rajni Bakshi column, February 01, 2010

"Kam beej-paani se ugeingi fasalein": Apaka Faisala (Hindi), Shimla Edition, January 22, 2010

"Fasal saghanikaran vidhi apnayein kisaan: Ram Subhag": Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Shimla Edition, January 22, 2010

"Jaiveek khaad ka istemaal badayein": Divya Himachal (Hindi), Shimla Edition, January 22, 2010

"Maha Kumbh Bathe at your ownj risk": Tribune, Dehra Dun Plus (English), Dehra Doon Edition, January 20, 2010

"14 felicitated for adopting new agri technique": Tribune, Dehra Dun Plus (English), Dehra Doon Edition, January 20, 2010

"Geinhu, rajma ugane ko kareinge prerit": Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, January 20, 2010

"Adopt crop intensification for food security: T.S. Rawat":Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, January 20, 2010

"Sri Vidhi apnayein, utpadan badayein ": Dainik Jagran (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, January 20, 2010

"Sri Vidhi se kam laagat mein hoga adhik phasal ka utpadan": Amar Ujala (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, January 20, 2010

"Ganga not fit for bathing": Times of India (English), New Delhi Edition, January 19, 2010

"Water quality in Ganga at Haridwar poor: NGO" Times of india (E-paper), New Delhi Edition, January 18, 2010

"Ganga pollution unabated in Hardwar": Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, January 17, 2010

"Base Development on Watershed Approach: Ravi Chopra": Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, January 13, 2010

"Is Our Water Safe": Times of Doon,Times of India (English), New Delhi Edition, November 11, 2009

"Haridwar Ke Kai Nalon Se Sidhe Ganga Mein Dali Ja Rahi Hai Gandagi - KHATAREIN MEIN GANGA" : Parvatjan (Hindi), September 2009

"Faith Interrupts Power Generation" : Tribune, Dehra Doon Plus (English), Dehra Doon Edition, September 16, 2009

"Vaikalpik Peyjal Shroto Par Diya Jor" : Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, September 15, 2009

"Rashtriya Ganga Nadi Basin Pradhikaran mein Doon ke Ravi bhi " : Amar Ujala, Dehra Doon Edition, September 4, 2009

"Uttarakhand Govt. yet to have directory of trained masons: Rajesh Kumar": Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, August19, 2009

"Mercury in air, water in Sonebhadra district of Uttar Pradesh" : Down To Earth, August 1 - 15, 2009

"Water crisis grips Kumaon hills" : Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, August 14, 2009

"Haridwar mein pradushit ho chuki hai Ganga" : Dainik Jagran, Haridwar Edition

"Aachman layak bhi nahi raha gangajal" : Dainik Jagran, Dharmik Samachar

"Haridwar ki Ganga mein naale aur kachare par adhyayan" : India Water Portal Hindi

"Sewage waste polluting the Ganga : Experts" : Hindustan Times (English), Dehra Doon Edition, August 13, 2009

"Har din 14 million upmal girta hai Ganga mein" : Amar Ujala, Dehra Doon Edition, August 13, 2009

"Ganga mein pahuch raha hai nalo ka pani" : Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon Edition, August 13, 2009

"PSI questions Govt. claim on Ganga pollution level" : Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon Edition, August 13, 2009

"Rise in Ganga's pollution levels get alarming" : Tribune (English), Dehra Doon Edition, August 13, 2009

"Collapse was inevitable" : Times of India (English), Delhi Edition, August 5, 2009

"Baandh nirman ka alag tantra ho viksit" : Rashtriya Sahara (Hindi), Dehra Doon (Edition), July 29, 2009

"Collapse of Srinagar Coffer Dam not surprising" : Garhwal Post (English), Dehra Doon (Edition), July 29, 2009

"Baandho ki nigrani ko monitoring agency bane" : Hindustan (Hindi), Dehra Doon (Edition), July 29, 2009


 
 
 

 
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