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Editorial

The woes of the farmer

IFP Bureau7 Jun 2022

IFP Editorial: Manipur needs a state-specific comprehensive policy for water involving multiple departments so as to evolve an integrated strategy for rejuvenation of springs in the hills, afforestation of catchment areas of the major rivers, widespread rain-water harvesting schemes while regulating pumping of groundwater.

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Editorial

Drinking water please

IFP Bureau24 May 2022

IFP Editorial: Manipur needs to frame a comprehensive Water policy to deal with non-stop supply of potable water to every home both in urban and rural areas throughout the year with special emphasis on adequate supply during the lean season.

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Editorial

Of pipes and tap water in Manipur

IFP Bureau25 Mar 2022

IFP Editorial: The VVIPs and VIPs, to whose homes and quarters water is delivered by government water tankers on a regular basis, might have been blind to the acute water scarcity facing Imphal city now.

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Editorial

Taps everywhere, but no water

IFP Bureau19 Feb 2022

IFP Editorial: There is Modi's Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign. There are pipes, but no water flowing in the PHED pipes to reach every home. Despite acute water scarcity facing the state now, nobody seems to care.

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Editorial

Manipur needs an agriculture policy

IFP Bureau10 Dec 2021

IFP Editorial: The main problems faced by farmers in the state is the lack of a water policy and support mechanism for marketing of agricultural produce besides the problem of the majority of farmers being landless.

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Editorial

Need a master plan for water conservation

IFP Bureau27 Sept 2021

IFP Editorial: Manipur has been receiving an annual rainfall of 1,467.5 mm, which is higher than the national average. The problem of water scarcity, however, persists due to lack of facilities for harvesting rainwater and destruction of catchment areas.

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Editorial

Water: Will somebody complain?

IFP Bureau26 Apr 2021

IFP Editorial: Water is not flowing in the PHED pipes anymore since the last 5/6 months and people are buying water from private water tankers at exorbitant rates and no one seems to bother.

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