Water in India

India’s water scarcity, sanctity, pollution and supply

Join IndoGenius as we Follow India’s sacred Kaveri river from its source at Talakaveri as it passes through wildlife sanctuaries, industrial areas, farmlands, cities, sacred sites and dams before emptying into the Bay of Bengal at Poompuhar. Meet river activists, public policy makers, development officials and people who live near the river to learn about water availability and water harvesting techniques, pollution sources and latest technologies for treating water, anti-pollution legislation, systems of faith connected to the river, interstate river disputes, and debates regarding dams and hydroelectric power stations to ultimately discuss global challenges surrounding water availability and access as well as sustainable development. Also, enjoy a range of cultural outings, performances and events that help contextualize your program learning.

NOTE: This program is currently on demand for customized faculty programs or student and other groups. If you are an individual interested in the program, please mail us with the subject line “WATER IN INDIA” and we will let you know when the program opens for individual participation. If you are an educational institution or other group interested in the program, please mail us with the subject line “WATER IN INDIA: GROUP INQUIRY” and let us know your group’s requirements for running the program.

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Program Description

Follow India’s sacred Kaveri river from its source at Talakaveri as it passes through wildlife sanctuaries, industrial areas, farmlands, cities, sacred sites and dams before emptying into the Bay of Bengal at Poompuhar. Meet river activists, public policy makers, development officials and people who live near the river to learn about water availability and water harvesting techniques, pollution sources and latest technologies for treating water, anti-pollution legislation, systems of faith connected to the river, interstate river disputes, and debates regarding dams and hydroelectric power stations to ultimately discuss global challenges surrounding water availability and access as well as sustainable development.

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