Nashik Rivers’ Bulletin (31/01/2018)

Nashik Rivers’ Bulletin at Reconnecting with Godavari will give you regular updates about river management, opinions, and activities related to rivers in Nashik.

Implementation of Action Plan to clean Nandini River

The continuous efforts of the team of ‘Goda Samvardhan Mohim’ (Goda Conversation Mission) and others have forced the Nashik Municipal Corporation to start the ground work for transforming Nasardi River into Nandini.

Information and Image Source: Amit Kulkarni (Member Goda Samvardhan Mohim)

New Plan of Environment Ministry for the Ecological Revival of the Rivers in the country

This plan of Environment Ministry is to focus on complete ecological revival of polluted stretch of the rivers, and not only the abatement of pollution and sewage from the rivers.

News Reporter
I am an architect turned anthropologist. After finishing my Masters in Anthropology from University of Pune, I was working with Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune under a project funded by UNICEF and Integrated Child Development Scheme, Government of Maharashtra. During which I was stationed in Nandurbar District of Maharashtra (which is predominantly a tribal region) as a Field Research officer. Currently, I am a doctoral candidate in Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali, India. My current research explores the interaction of the cultural-religious, the political-economic and the ecological dimensions of the river in Nashik city in Maharashtra. Broadly, investigating how the multiple perspectives of a natural resource overlap, contradict, challenge and support each other, thus shaping the urban landscape and producing socio-spatial inequalities.

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