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

A very insightful article on the etymology of the word ‘Godavari’ by Amol Padhye.

The worrisome state of Godavari originates from its origin at Trimbakweshwar.


Nonchalance towards Gandhi Jyoti near Ramkund, reflects the administrative ignorance towards the city’s heritage.


Can we think of making the pilgrim spots women-friendly? Over and above, can we think of maintaining the sanctity of the pilgrim sites?


Can we design environmentally feasible infrastructure, that are designed with a foresightedness?


Allowing water to flow through Godavari, which is her right, will naturally take care of such algal formation.

With the focus on primary rivers, there is a need to address the issues of tributaries as well to maintain the hydrological and natural drainage systems.

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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