6 episodes

Are Indian cities running out of water? Are dams the correct way to manage our water resources? What are the current policy approaches we are taking towards water management and distribution? How can each one of us do our bit to create a water secure future?
Voices For Water is a podcast that attempts to answer all these questions - and more. This podcast aims to generate dialogues amongst experts of the sector on topics of relevance and work towards making water everybody's business.

Voices For Water IVM Podcasts

    • Science

Are Indian cities running out of water? Are dams the correct way to manage our water resources? What are the current policy approaches we are taking towards water management and distribution? How can each one of us do our bit to create a water secure future?
Voices For Water is a podcast that attempts to answer all these questions - and more. This podcast aims to generate dialogues amongst experts of the sector on topics of relevance and work towards making water everybody's business.

    Looking at our water from a data lens ft. Dr Anju Gaur

    Looking at our water from a data lens ft. Dr Anju Gaur

    In this episode of Voices For Water, Karthik is joined by Dr. Anju Gaur, a Senior Water Resources Management Specialist in the World Bank's India Office. Karthik and Dr. Anju take us through the landscape of water data of India. They discuss the current state of technology in the collection and integration of data being generated by multiple sources and the possibilities it unfolds for water management at an individual as well as state level. Karthik and Dr. Anju also acknowledge the biggest reasons for water wastage and give examples from India of local bodies making great strides towards better water management using available data.
    All this and much more in this episode of Voices For Water. This show is brought to you by [India Water Portal (https://www.indiawaterportal.org/).
    Tweet to Karthik Nagarajan (@The_Karthik): https://twitter.com/The_Karthik
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com

    • 30 min
    Being Water Literate Citizens ft. Dr. Bhakti Devi

    Being Water Literate Citizens ft. Dr. Bhakti Devi

    In this episode of Voices For Water, Karthik is joined by Dr. Bhakti Devi, Program Lead - Jal Fellowship at Rishihood University and Founding President, Water Resources Council, WICCI. Karthik and Dr. Bhakti talk about the design of the Jal Fellowship Program, the workings of water-sensitive neighborhoods, and water literacy in India. They draw parallels with other countries and talk about lessons in water management that every water literate citizen can lead with.
    Listen to this episode of Voices For Water to know more. This show is brought to you by [India Water Portal (https://www.indiawaterportal.org/).
    You can follow Dr. Bhakti Devi on LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/bhaktidevi
    Tweet to Karthik Nagarajan (@The_Karthik): https://twitter.com/The_Karthik
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com

    • 40 min
    How do we engage with water as citizens? ft. Dr. Veena Srinivasan

    How do we engage with water as citizens? ft. Dr. Veena Srinivasan

    In this episode of Voices For Water, Karthik Nagarajan is joined by Dr. Veena Srinivasan, Lead of the Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation (CSEI) at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE). Karthik and Veena discuss the steps that one can take to understand the quality and quantity aspects of the water better, why is it important to invest in waste-water treatment more and how can citizens engage better for their protection? They also talk about why we are not able to take any data-backed decisions to conserve water and where are we lacking in it? This show is brought to you by [India Water Portal (https://www.indiawaterportal.org/).
    You can follow Veena Srinivasan on Twitter: @veenas_water https://twitter.com/veenas_water
    Tweet to Karthik Nagarajan (@The_Karthik): https://twitter.com/The_Karthik
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com

    • 38 min
    How Governments in India Approach Participatory Water Management? ft. Debashree Mukherjee

    How Governments in India Approach Participatory Water Management? ft. Debashree Mukherjee

    In this episode of Voices For Water, Karthik Nagarajan is joined by Ms. Debashree Mukherjee, the Additional Secretary of Department of Water Resources, RD & GR, and the Mission Director of National Water Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India.
    Karthik and Ms. Debashree discuss the various programs led by Indian Governments to tackle the problem of water security and how community participation is going to make a difference on a large scale.
    This show is brought to you by [India Water Portal] (https://www.indiawaterportal.org/).
    Tweet to Karthik Nagarajan (@The_Karthik): https://twitter.com/The_Karthik
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com

    • 43 min
    India's Great Water Challenge ft. Mridula Ramesh

    India's Great Water Challenge ft. Mridula Ramesh

    On the first episode of Voices for Water, Karthik Nagarajan is joined by Mridula Ramesh, founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute and the author of 'Watershed: How We Destroyed India’s Water and How We Can Save It'. The show discusses 'India's Great Water Challenge', examines the current state of availability of water in India, and answers some important questions about where we are, how we got here, and how as water users and citizens we can do our bit to tackle this challenge. This show is brought to you by [India Water Portal](https://www.indiawaterportal.org/).
    Tweet to Karthik Nagarajan (@The_Karthik): https://twitter.com/The_Karthik
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
    You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com

    • 45 min
    Introduction

    Introduction

    Are Indian cities running out of water? Are dams the correct way to manage our water resources? What are the current policy approaches we are taking towards water management and distribution? How can each one of us do our bit to create a water secure future?
    Voices For Water is a podcast that attempts to answer all these questions - and more. This podcast aims to generate dialogues amongst experts of the sector on topics of relevance and work towards making water everybody's business.
    You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcasts App on Android and iOS. You can also listen to this show on the India Water Portal website.

    • 1 min

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