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Water availability is not the problem in India, water management is: Nitin Gadkari

Chennai, August 7, 2018: “Water (availability) is not the problem, water management is the problem," said Shri. Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources, River Development...

MSSRF's annual conference to focus on water

MSSRF's Annual Conference to be held between August 7-9, 2018 will focus on Water: Augmenting Supply and Managing Demand. The sessions would include an overview of the water scenario at the local and...

Building a Sustainable Water Security System: Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, April 4, 2018: Water security is basic to other forms of security. Naturally, there are diverse demands on available water. It will therefore be prudent for every Panchayat (...

World Water Day: Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, March 22, 2018: The importance of water to all forms of human security needs hardly any emphasis. Therefore every nation should have a National Water Security Policy based on...

Need urgent focus on population pressure on water: Prof Alok Bhargava

  Chennai February 22, 2018: Rice production and export alone cannot cause ground water depletion in India, other factors such as temperature, rainfall and even population can be contributors...

Water Literacy in 19 languages – science communication initiative by MSSRF & ERRC

Chennai, February 5, 2018: Campaign modules on water literacy in 19 Indian languages are being planned as part of a joint initiative by MSSRF in partnership with Environmental Resources Research...

WABAG – MSSRF renew partnership on water for agriculture

Press Release  Chennai, September 19, 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today between M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and global water technology company VA Tech WABAG Ltd,...

Managing High Temperatures: Prof M S Swaminathan

  March 29, 2017: Reports say that we will have very high mean temperatures this summer. Heat strokes may become common, leading to unfortunate deaths. The GoI has prepared a detailed...

Rallies organised across MSSRF sites in Tamil Nadu to highlight water issues

Commemorating  ‘’World Water Day”, events were held in three MSSRF locations of Kannivadi, Illupur and Villupuram. In  Kannivadi, Dindigul district,  a rally was organised on March 22...