Interlinking of rivers: Wide Prospects, Alarming Unknowns
Feb03

Interlinking of rivers: Wide Prospects, Alarming Unknowns

The most ambitious plan for interlinking of rivers has already raised protests from some states including Kerala. T he project if implemented will have lot of advantages to many areas but at the same time some states fear disadvantages also. Dr. Brijesh Nair, Professor, V.I.T.University,Vellore in this article, describes the proposed ILR and the traces the history of the largest infrastructure project in the world, if implemented. Can...

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Bringing the Holy Ganga back to life
Nov05

Bringing the Holy Ganga back to life

Million of devotees believe the Holy Ganga can never be polluted. But what is the reality? Dr.Brijesh Nair, Professor of VIT University, Vellore in this article shows you the real situation of Ganga, review the action plans implemented so far to clean the river and the new initiative of the Modi government. The other day, I was talking to a friend who is highly religious and was planning to go to the holy shrines in North India and...

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