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Director - #Urban #Water @WorldResources. Passionate abt #watersecurity #waterstewardship. Developing #resilient & #sustainable water solutions. Views r my own.

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If fighting inequity, poverty, racism and biodiversity loss would get the same attention as launching a rocket the… https://t.co/Rj0nzf4ZX8
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6/1
2020
If we arn't keeping the middle seat vacant in-flight, what's the use of such airport precautions as shown in the vi… https://t.co/Kjyp78jexp
5/25
2020
Cyclone Amphan breaks Kolkata’s devasted flood situation after two-months of #COVIDー19 lockdown, leaving many in th… https://t.co/oNOhpDqp1p
Retweeted by Samrat BasakTake a look at the #SuperCycloneAmphan impact on #Kolkata city have to be rebuilt from scratch after deadly storm.… https://t.co/nMUmzet7dc
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5/23
2020
.@Luke_n_ lists six ways cities can create more pedestrian-friendly streets that contribute to a safer, cleaner, mo… https://t.co/JBdFMvDGOa
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5/22
2020
These canals especially canal fronts hv grt potential to become vibrant public spaces within a old & densely popula… https://t.co/q9LQM6eS2O#Kolkata used to hv an extensive canal network to drain out city's storm water. With time, these canals got chocked… https://t.co/I8ZQ8ym0DNAnother year & another arpt got flooded. https://t.co/jUV7RbPLlB This is hydrologically not abnormal when the eleva… https://t.co/JytGQdeFLfAt a city level, it's imp to incorporate combination of blue-green & grey infrastructures to minimise risks frm suc… https://t.co/ibTaeDOPHRWhile human lives could have been saved by an early warning system, the loss of property, land & livelihoods can on… https://t.co/OVFppidcYvIf climate change is shark, water challenges r teeth of that shark. While origin of super cyclone #Amphan can b att… https://t.co/44BUU05m1c
5/21
2020
Excellent discussions happened in financing resilient cities webinar. Mr Vamsi of @TSMAUDOnline made an excellent p… https://t.co/FABg9Wa2DH
5/12
2020
Thanks to @MaimunahSharif @UNHABITAT @henkovink @SamehNWahba @sdinet @AniDasguptaWRI to engage in a great discussio… https://t.co/8djG71EQK2
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4/30
2020
@airindiain It's a clear violation of Govt order & penalising travellers for booking ticket in advance. @DGCAIndiahttps://t.co/ilBAUYrOCU
4/29
2020
@airindiain is refusing to give full refund for flight tickets dated 01 and 03 May 2020. Tickets were booked on 05… https://t.co/q6Z4j1iSGd#Jugad Clean hands without touching anything 👍 https://t.co/WJrb7BOhhP
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4/25
2020
First time it appears that #water is the #Oil of 21st century. Today water is probably more expensive than oil acro… https://t.co/H9WLUQe5tG
4/21
2020
Lights out at 9: @Theruleoftherul and @krishnandeepak1 explore what lessons from this experiment mean for India’s c… https://t.co/1Q7G9WE4nU
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4/16
2020
New Blog: Combatting the #Coronavirus Without Clean Water https://t.co/4cOQEyNa12 via @WorldResources #waterstress #wateraccess
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4/9
2020
Tonight lighting a candle. To unite us and to show solidarity with everyone risking their health in the fight again… https://t.co/6PRRgU7Bp3
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4/6
2020
“The urgent need of the hour is for the government to increase the number of public handwashing facilities with soa… https://t.co/fL78kAswLa
Retweeted by Samrat BasakA country that faces extreme water stress, contamination and water access issues, how will its people wash their ha… https://t.co/8AqwzXgaBK
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4/2
2020
Vulnerable communities access communal water & sanitation services, increasing the risk of local transmission of CO… https://t.co/euRNTtOM8T
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3/31
2020
@JamwalNidhi @WRIIndia Not aware of any foot pedal operated hand washing station in public spaces of India - Howeve… https://t.co/3VhhqMf5kH @dameravijay @WFRising @timesofindia It's the problem with the distributor - none of the newspapers are getting delivered in this locality.Some cities have installed handwashing facilities in public locations. An innovation that reduces risk of transmiss… https://t.co/XuLtfOmF9n
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3/28
2020
@WFRising The @timesofindia distributor of Siddapura area has refused to provide any newspaper. What can we do???A 5-person household requires~ 100-200 litres of additional water per day just for hand washing. How will this impa… https://t.co/a4ga5iZWX3
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3/27
2020
@WRIIndia hv published a blog on #water concerns & #COVID19 in the context of #IndiaFightsCorona. Key concerns r wa… https://t.co/jymCGWacyr
3/26
2020
Local distributor in Siddapura, Whitefield is denying to supply newspapers because of Corona scare. So we'll be not… https://t.co/MWkWzijPOd
3/25
2020
Life Under Quarantine | #COVID19 🥗🚭Maintain a healthy diet, don't smoke 🚶🏽‍♀️Don't sit idle for long, exercise… https://t.co/ueKNPU7d4j
Retweeted by Samrat BasakMental Health In Times Of #COVID19 Isolation & stress can be hard for many. Please understand that this is quite n… https://t.co/rOLlxZGb6k
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3/24
2020
#NewBlog - With #WorldWaterDay around the corner Sahana Goswami & @SamratBasak01 highlight the importance of urban… https://t.co/LQB1ODgfvT
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3/23
2020
@vani_h @WhatsApp Same with me too. That's why I switched to listening music and watching movies. Feeling far bette… https://t.co/fqg8UNX0HAThis #WorldWaterDay @WRIIndia’s Sahana Goswami, @AnandAshwathy & @SamratBasak01 write about what must be considere… https://t.co/iQNLITJ8aQ
Retweeted by Samrat BasakHow can I ignore the infodemic on #coronavirus in multiple @WhatsApp groups? Similar scary info in groups of office… https://t.co/1VG7CjvX79#WorldWaterDay 2020 is today, March 22nd! Let's celebrate the fundamental importance of our water resources.… https://t.co/x4rSXyQ6dO
3/22
2020
On the eve of #WorldWaterDay @AnandAshwathy & @SamratBasak01 from our #UrbanWater program share ideas for unlocking… https://t.co/IY5fLyI4ue
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3/21
2020
#NewBlog - With #WorldWaterDay around the corner Sahana Goswami & @SamratBasak01 highlight the importance of urban… https://t.co/KwAd04Pxmz
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3/20
2020
While everyone is advising 2 wash hand frequently, how can we wash hand if there's no water? This is the situation… https://t.co/JnhFuT2fRt
3/17
2020
While Govt advisory mentions closure of all educational establishments, a number of schools in Whitefield r still a… https://t.co/j1IPBFnzQD
3/16
2020
#CK2020 update: Due to concerns around COVID-19 we are rescheduling #ConnectKaro2020 from April to September 2020.… https://t.co/Dxel9USyzw
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3/12
2020
Cholera is an indicator of inequity and lack of social development. It's primarily a water borne disease. @BBMPCOMMhttps://t.co/q4nbouMI3eDo you have an innovative solution to intervene, or prevent, suspended solid waste and invasive plants 🌱from impact… https://t.co/BGHSTFJutR
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3/10
2020
FYI - @SwayanChaudhuri @arvindkumar_ias @TSMAUDOnline @Vizag_SmartCity @csclofficial @city_thane @henkovink @IWAHQhttps://t.co/XVuvBvImYR
3/9
2020
Am not sure if @teriin has consulted any water experts before coming out of this report. Another form of encroachin… https://t.co/uRgWeggOYl
3/8
2020
FYI - @TheOceanCleanup @BoyanSlat @DefraGovUK @WRIOcean @PrinSciAdvGoI @kvijayraghavan @IndiaDST @cleanganganmcghttps://t.co/jlG73eq3Yu
3/6
2020
Strange paradox! Isn’t it. https://t.co/RtMPVGTeSJ
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3/4
2020
After the era of petroleum & mineral resources exploitation 4 wealth creation (& sometimes @ cost of social & natur… https://t.co/AX2Ixhd547We r destroying natural blue-green spaces, which benefits both rich & poor equitably & developing these artificial… https://t.co/VrQGGwDfkm
2/28
2020
“The waste problem at #FortKochi beach might become a thing of the past if India’s first-ever… https://t.co/dRrEwIFrKC
Retweeted by Samrat BasakParticipate in the Coastal Public Space Challenge to restore a famous beach! @WRIIndia, #KochiMunicipalCorporationhttps://t.co/belwBoGEPc
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2/27
2020
@WRIIndia & #KochiMunicipalCorporation, as part of @Cities4Forests, seek solutions to prevent the drifting back of… https://t.co/zo0KQS5N40
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2/25
2020
#equality v #equity v #justice @HeatherMcTeer is here to discuss how we change the cause of environmental equality… https://t.co/t89GO2FpmR
Retweeted by Samrat Basak... philanthropy can never - & should never - take the place of govt or the private sector. We do believe it has a… https://t.co/lHWaIkdRkZ
2/21
2020
Launch of the #ITCNUrban95IndiaChallenge by @MoHUA_India with @BvLFoundation & @WRICitiesIndia enables cities to ad… https://t.co/Za4B8tVmYx
Retweeted by Samrat BasakWrong side riding on Marathahalli flyover (near spice garden bus stop)is a regular occurrence early mornings and la… https://t.co/7r1MBGPcGW
Retweeted by Samrat Basak @Anandagundurao @BSYBJP @TOIBengaluru About 48crores budget has been stuck in approvals after approvals for Kundala… https://t.co/eUeP2EtbgD
Retweeted by Samrat BasakLaunch of the ITCN-Urban 95 India challenge @MoHUA_India with @BvLFoundation @WRICitiesIndia https://t.co/aGqEFpE26h
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2/20
2020
Roses are red, Violets are blue, We can adapt to #climatechange, While reducing carbon emissions, too! Read more a… https://t.co/lBSw62GFgg
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2/15
2020
Hussain Sagar Living Waters Project. @anahas8 @chaitanyakanur1 @SamratBasak01 explaining the blue-green approach an… https://t.co/dLHpZJJq1n
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2/13
2020
.@TSMAUDOnline & @HMDA_Gov with @WRIIndia's technical support made an impressive pitch @WUF_10 for the Hussain Saga… https://t.co/XXap4Qghy2
Retweeted by Samrat Basak.@WRIRossCities and #Hyderabad #wuf10abudhabi pitching water quality restoration project #CitiesInvestmentPlatformhttps://t.co/B5SNk0snY0
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2/11
2020
@TSMAUDOnline & @HMDA_Gov (with tech support frm @WRIIndia) hv made an impressive pstn at @WUF_10 on concept stage… https://t.co/XzDsNdrgvp
2/10
2020
Pls join us Feb 10, 12:30 to 13:30 @ Hall 3:Room 14 of @WUF_10 to discuss how we can bring back clean water, biodi… https://t.co/OYqEPHMsGiAn excellent and unique pavilion of @cleanganganmcg at @WUF_10 showcasing the culture and heritage of India. All at… https://t.co/xvhdPxrYUt
2/9
2020
Urban development is increasingly coming in conflict with urban blue-green spaces like wetlands by way of encroachm… https://t.co/Eo54uwbZ4N
2/2
2019
Some days ago, I posted this thread on the new sea level rise related paper n article. My position was that the mo… https://t.co/GV9S8JFjHl
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11/15
2019
Minister MAUD @KTRTRS reviewed with chairman of Urban Development Authorities ( UDAs) & inter-alia emphasised on ne… https://t.co/8AZTJSke8q
Retweeted by Samrat BasakMeet the man turning cities into giant sponges to save lives #China #AdaptOurWorld https://t.co/YorRxU9Cfp
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11/9
2019
Attended Under the NMCG-NIUA's "Addressing urban drivers of river health in Ganga river basin", a brainstorming wor… https://t.co/myIAugPZsw
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11/7
2019
Designating our streets primarily for vehicle flow is not a free choice for society. It excludes a multitude of ot… https://t.co/Ph2T6K0pXB
Retweeted by Samrat BasakCities are our best chance to get climate right. But we need to live and build differently. Sustainable, livable an… https://t.co/7dUxZ8ZPQT
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11/1
2019
@WUF_10 @UNHABITAT @VictorKisob @onuhabitat Thank you for sharing the direct links. @WUF_10 @UNHABITAT @VictorKisob @onuhabitat Hi - the application submission website is unreachable. Request you to… https://t.co/urA6ylHUMm
10/30
2019
This is brilliant! A great way to see the changes we need to make to streets for people and the environment. Would… https://t.co/A7G3n75dGs
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10/29
2019
#MahadevpuraDemands #EnoughIsEnough https://t.co/SrIzfIxAWH @SamratBasak01 @ArvindLBJP @BBMPCOMM @WFRising @BangaloreMirror what if a school bus would have fallen in on this r… https://t.co/DWiTJ6OO2d
Retweeted by Samrat Basak#MahadevapuraDemands BEO is concerned about safety of school kids. Ironies will never end. Is Varthur Bridge saf… https://t.co/ZqtddvBBVQ
Retweeted by Samrat Basak @WFRising @WFRising - education department can give notice to schools. But what if students show peaceful protests… https://t.co/WGQFVMCxinGlad u got err a taste of what we experience & what led to #MahadevapuraDemands. & r recognising that #Bangalore th… https://t.co/0JRVddKm6H
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10/26
2019
Karnataka education dept is so concerned abt safety of Children - just hope some day they shd travel through the Wh… https://t.co/YSSypvyzz0
10/25
2019
It's also unsafe for the school kids. ~3 to 5000 school kids travel through this road every day twice. @MORTHIndiahttps://t.co/ZCMuNsomke
10/22
2019
Watch #Live visuals: Residents of Bengaluru’s Mahadevapura staging protest against the city’s ‘crumbling’ infrastru… https://t.co/UlQXppTwgr
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10/18
2019
RITWICK DUTTA at his brilliant best highlighting the illegalities in Yettinahole project in Western Ghats & how Jud… https://t.co/1O4tX7iZ14
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10/10
2019
Subho Bijoya-r Preeti Subhechha aar Abhinandan. Wishing you all Happy Dussehra. 🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/ZoU7tm0u4t
10/8
2019
@LeoDiCaprio - FYI https://t.co/4hOncfseZK"Cauvery Calling comes across as a method that promotes a monoculturist paradigm of landscape restoration - such a… https://t.co/8lj3agXZzwFor a growing number of people around the world, this is what climate change looks like. It's not about concentrati… https://t.co/9ecP824VprDelay and pay or plan and prosper? The Global Commission on Adaptation's new flagship report says adapting to our… https://t.co/feikEj72PR
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9/26
2019
Climate is water. #ClimateIsWater Here are 4 things you need to know about: https://t.co/ZiMSozKbIg Article and… https://t.co/4zvdRH3cNg
Retweeted by Samrat Basak12 great examples of how countries are adapting to climate change https://t.co/k2t2DW2iLA #AdaptOurWorldhttps://t.co/nRPdCUeMQS
Retweeted by Samrat BasakPeak hour snap next to regal crossing on the inner circle of #ConnaughtPlace #Delhi. In so many years I have never… https://t.co/VukqibWEcE
Retweeted by Samrat BasakInclusiveness is key to success of #adaptation. The voices of the marginalized and the poor are important. A locall… https://t.co/uEh6QvhV4B
Retweeted by Samrat BasakBenefits of acting early and at scale have economic advantages. There is clear economic rationale for investing in… https://t.co/6TmcqMsyrc
Retweeted by Samrat BasakThe New Growth Economy should bring together mitigation, #adaptation and development. #AdaptOurWorld #climateadaptation (3/5)
Retweeted by Samrat Basak#Adaptation actions to restore degraded lands and ensure #watersecurity are urgent needs of the time and imperative… https://t.co/EgzbJJ9cE4
Retweeted by Samrat BasakWith the launch of @GCAdaptation’s flagship report last week, Dr. Nambi Appadurai, @WRIIndia's Director of Climate… https://t.co/qytIorNBlg
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9/19
2019
Barren Patch to Lush Green Zone – in 8 Months Mumbai's 1st #Miyawaki #UrbanForest: #TheGreenWall We want to crea… https://t.co/Vgsuus2NsG
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9/17
2019
Floods r natural but flood damages result frm the acts of ours. The decisions we make abt how we manage rivers & us… https://t.co/3I0rWE6GJc
9/16
2019

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