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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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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/3I0rWE6GJcchasing funding https://t.co/JZVXxGAv0F
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9/16
2019
@BBMPCOMM @CMofKarnataka It'll b another great document to b kept in cupboard. Sir - just take out all such reports… https://t.co/TFhsHyfaRS
9/12
2019
3 ways nature can help us #AdaptOurWorld 1️⃣Coral reefs combat rising seas 2️⃣Wetlands act as natural sponges 3️⃣… https://t.co/opnuHvG8ER
Retweeted by Samrat Basak"Will we delay and pay or will we plan and prosper?" @AndrewSteerWRI "Make the economy more resilient and investmen… https://t.co/oZjXqpVOCo
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9/11
2019
Adapting to climate change could add over $7 trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to the flagship repo… https://t.co/YJOjIoR8iT
Retweeted by Samrat BasakToday we call on leaders around the globe to #AdaptOurWorld. Climate impacts are here now, and adaptation is critic… https://t.co/GFdVASHiif
Retweeted by Samrat BasakThe @GCAdaptation report is out. Grt to see NBS r becoming imp adaptation measures for resilient cities. 3 imp acti… https://t.co/f8SbV3uOj6#BIGNEWS: #PrestigeGroup accused of encroaching stormwater drains and illegally constructing apartments at Sarjapur… https://t.co/3X27sTCHO7
Retweeted by Samrat BasakResponse frm @Dell_IN after purchasing a system worth INR 2,10,000/- 'As discussed we can share Quote for the insta… https://t.co/CADBEjt0ERHv purchased Precision 5820 Tower XCTO base (Quote No 29776608) frm @Dell_IN for office use. Post purchase shocking… https://t.co/burxtm4Lr5
9/10
2019
These are permeable road constructions that helps in groundwater recharge by slowing down the stormwater run off. E… https://t.co/TFPPdoim1f
9/9
2019
Congratulations @musical_jyoti and @rajbhagatt. Thank you @googleearth for this excellent initiative. https://t.co/xx1V1pWsxBMeet 5 students and their mentors who used #EarthEngine to start solving some of India’s most pressing environmenta… https://t.co/2dxWMbBNzi
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9/8
2019
Unlocking blue green infrastructure for climate resilience in #kochi @Cities4Forests @StuartReigeluthhttps://t.co/Tum9aZPwa9
Retweeted by Samrat Basak600 million people in India are facing high water risks in India. We need to rethink about the blues and greens in… https://t.co/DI5BCa4FUG
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9/7
2019
Hello bbmp👋 @BBMPCOMM @BBMP_MAYOR @bbm #thelatest #streetart #nammabengaluru #herohalli https://t.co/hsizngTpRH
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9/2
2019
@cpronammametro @WFRising Green line is overcrowded & suffocating. It was supposed to b all 6 coach trains by June… https://t.co/tdoeEGGjxX
8/31
2019
Sahana Goswami, manager at @WRIIndia Sustainable Cities says that urban planning currently needs to factor in two i… https://t.co/AAP0EQJ5xF
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8/27
2019
New #opensource method helps @H2O_stewards address local #waterrisk and contribute to @SDGaction. By… https://t.co/GqrjUkV54H
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8/26
2019
WRI India is looking for a great Consultant - Urban Water, Sustainable cities https://t.co/jb8AlvVFMs
8/9
2019
@DCsofIndia @zcwz_ghmc This is intelligent and innovative use of waste. Looks great too. This once again proves the… https://t.co/ALIMCn70F1
7/30
2019
@arvindkumar_ias @AECOM @ras906359 @md_hmrl @HMDA_Gov @KTRTRS @GHMCOnline @zcwz_ghmc Grt 2 see that #Hyderabad is g… https://t.co/StRwTHXAul
7/27
2019
@WRICitiesIndia in coordination with MA&UD dept hosted a multi stakeholder forum on 'Restoration of Urban Blue Acre… https://t.co/bXby5hJ36j
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7/24
2019
The importance of mangroves. And why we must save them. https://t.co/llLgQIKSyt
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7/13
2019
Excellent podcast by @npw99 @rajbhagatt & @rutgerhofste of @WorldResources on #India urban water challenges with a… https://t.co/MX6WS5n5fx
7/4
2019
1/ Any fans of zombie statistics out there? I have a tale for you… There’s a dramatic figure that has circulated fo… https://t.co/nRDtJPHOwB
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6/28
2019
Nice & very informative article on water scarcity situation of Indian cities by @veenas_water. The best part of thi… https://t.co/2LcM9TnLoL
6/23
2019
My oped in today’s @IndianExpress @gssjodhpur @amitabhk87 @swachhbharat https://t.co/Xp7V134rme
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6/18
2019
@amitabhk87 @gssjodhpur Govt shd look 4 developing local area markets 4 wastewater reuse; shd adopt financial instr… https://t.co/JKUHrMRoP3 @amitabhk87 We r aware of these paper knowledge for yrs now. Govt has to lead by implementation? India still doesn'… https://t.co/rgsYJJSA97
6/17
2019
Newly created Jal Shakti Ministry will help provide an integrated approach to water, says Prime Minister… https://t.co/9Uxug15NCp
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6/15
2019
Hope someday we, the citizens of Bengaluru, have the courage/ sensibility to react in the similar fashion like thes… https://t.co/3tJUNTo633
6/14
2019
From Farmer's Field to Your Plate , Water Drives the Way , Save Clean Water to Access Safe and Nutritious Food… https://t.co/0up3ay0b0C
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6/7
2019
@KasaMuktha @WFRising @WRICitiesIndia It's important to think in decentralised fashion to sustainably manage this G… https://t.co/tp6BBNhr1U @carona_m This happens when you change a permeable blue-green landscape (that too flood plains of Bellandur - Varth… https://t.co/9kpsMp2b0E
6/6
2019
Can u see the big blue lake? No? This cloud formation has enough water to fill a big lake (if not few) with cleanes… https://t.co/v2t9xq2DCaThe National Green Tribunal orders states to create an inventory of #water bodies. https://t.co/nq21kravr5 (via… https://t.co/MsuTazIIyK
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6/5
2019
Water is India’s biggest challenge. It will determine our ability to achieve rapid economic growth,improve quality… https://t.co/mJiTXPetuy
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6/2
2019
Govt forms ‘Jal Shakti’ Ministry by merging Water Resources and Drinking Water Ministries https://t.co/JVLHHOixwY
Retweeted by Samrat BasakCongratulations Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Ji (@gssjodhpur) for becoming Minister of Jal Shakti. I trust that fl… https://t.co/OgaXRE067F @ChampacaBooks @HariniNagendra @MundoliSeema @PenguinIndia South End Circle crossing - a tree canopy is the savior… https://t.co/5lk1jr4wJ2Giveaway!💥💥 Win a copy of Cities and Canopies by @HariniNagendra & @MundoliSeema! To enter, reply to this tweet wit… https://t.co/lZq8rf9Grv
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5/31
2019
@MoPNG_eSeva Thank you for this quick action. Much appreciated. @CPRRNagar @BPCLimited @karnatakapcb @timesofindia @BBMP_MAYOR I think GW contamination issue will not come under… https://t.co/jOS85ONCPELooking at site & elevation profile, it appears that GW contamination has been caused by @BPCLimited petrol pump. I… https://t.co/0PbxPDadG1
5/29
2019
Also bad quality sewage water, as appeared from the smell and effervescence, is coming into Hussain Sagar Lake. Ple… https://t.co/gzVTVagth1#Plastic waste pollution at the Hussain Sagar Lake #Hyderabad. Not sure why plastic wastes are getting dumped in th… https://t.co/INJuQKPUKU
5/18
2019
@RakshithaRedd13 @NammaBengaluroo @Namma_Bengaluru @unitedbengaluru Our teams onground enabled over 20+ RWA & anoth… https://t.co/goYwmAEHMY
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5/15
2019
@WFRising @ManasijR Completely agree... Delhi is a classic example of extensive road network & still extensive traf… https://t.co/qTqZnbrij1
5/12
2019
#GreenandGray 🌳🏢🌳 go well together. A joint report from @WorldBank & @WorldResources details the critical role of n… https://t.co/V5WErH6XR7
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5/11
2019
@WFRising Thank you @WFRising
5/10
2019
@flyspicejet @ajay2912 @MoCA_GoI @sureshpprabhu FYI @flyspicejet U are providing me extreme options at a last minute & u know how difficult this will be. We came frm B… https://t.co/yBVFAzpzpa @flyspicejet SG3324 dated 28Apr2019 Kolkata-Pakyong has been changed to Kolkata-Bagdogra (halfway to Pakyong). Went… https://t.co/uJFoLWespn
4/27
2019
Part of our analytics on landslides in Kodagu is featured in the documentary on "Megafloods - Kerala" by… https://t.co/sJ6P9YBEt1
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4/26
2019
The universe has no obligation to make sense to us. The more we try to tame it, the more we will be tamed. https://t.co/ZvZbeRFkHy
4/20
2019
@BeautflBenglru @WFRising Are you using any kind of filtration system? If yes, what kind of filtration system? Are… https://t.co/02Mu8zSkXyAn incredible 45000 litres of water captured from yesterday's shower by the rainwater harvesting system of The Gree… https://t.co/2spOUxWLPx
Retweeted by Samrat BasakCasted my vote & the EVM worked properly. #LokSabhaElections2019 @BJP4India @INCIndia @JaiTDP @AamAadmiPartyhttps://t.co/Dt0KDLCgBJ
4/18
2019
@greenfunders It's hard 2 find similar level of support 4 something, which is not the most visible form of developm… https://t.co/tMyGTQylwd @WorldResources is looking for a great Intern - Urban Water, @WRICitiesIndia. The candidate must have knowledge & i… https://t.co/8rOQU4wNQERooftop rainwater comes down a pipe, gets filtered in a blue drum with charcoal and sand and goes into a well to re… https://t.co/oRuqCSBHe7
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4/17
2019
Great to see that @WRIAqueduct is being used at multiple forums. Thank you @chvsharda & @school_waterCSE for highli… https://t.co/uVw2Cy0Wsz
4/16
2019
We shouldn’t limit the argument in favour of a robust street network to just traffic congestion. Street grid is the… https://t.co/Jad0su4mCP
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4/14
2019
False Colour Composite Image for clear visualisation... @1701Aakash @rajbhagatt @TheTelegraph__ @cmojhrhttps://t.co/LzMGsvXbPuSatellite Image captures the caustic pond breach of @Hindalco_World Muri Plant. Thank God - this breach didn't happ… https://t.co/pRjXBOWEjc @NITINKML @appysrivastava @WFRising @rajbhagatt @madpai @googleearth @WRICitiesIndia I think it's better to underta… https://t.co/vBPCz2VLHu @rednivaram @NITINKML @WFRising @rajbhagatt @madpai @googleearth @WRICitiesIndia Completely agree... @NITINKML @WFRising @rajbhagatt @madpai @googleearth @WRICitiesIndia I think it's important to increase road networ… https://t.co/9teKhfA8tgEver wondered why #Whitefield faces such a bad traffic jam compared to some of the core areas like Jayanagar & Vija… https://t.co/wG608QJWZn
4/13
2019
Maafaru Airport https://t.co/SprjDEDbj5
Retweeted by Samrat Basak @journomayank @vishwamTOI @MongabayIndia Agree... 👍 @vishwamTOI @journomayank @MongabayIndia I agree. But as I said, till we reach a critical stage like air pollution,… https://t.co/68JnLNvVxs @journomayank @vishwamTOI @MongabayIndia Manifestos – whether painted blue+green or gray – wont make much differenc… https://t.co/aKbsC0mtwJWe're proud to share FMO has launched a new initiative: Finture Solutions! We will be looking for the best 5 Dutch… https://t.co/OcBTPHz4Xk
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4/12
2019
@SamratBasak01 @routbuzz @blrcitytraffic @BlrCityPolice @whitefieldtrfps @Marathallips @WFRising @CMofKarnataka Ban… https://t.co/yPAtsMEUKz
Retweeted by Samrat Basak @confuSid_ @routbuzz @blrcitytraffic @BlrCityPolice @whitefieldtrfps @Marathallips @WFRising @CMofKarnatakahttps://t.co/hXTvCYoVg1A nicely narrated blog by @prasad_m_modak during #LokSabhaElections2019 https://t.co/g4A9LMsEx9 @routbuzz @blrcitytraffic @BlrCityPolice @whitefieldtrfps @Marathallips @WFRising In #Bengaluru no one cares about… https://t.co/H6hxPgmXMJTargeted integration of Green with Gray Infrastructure can solve some of burning #water supply woes of rapidly grow… https://t.co/RIOBeKqHQT
4/11
2019
Promise of just providing piped water connection is not enough. @BJP4India promise should have specifically mention… https://t.co/yUXS7EGVtS#water related promises of @BJP4India & @INCIndia 4 #LokSabhaElections2019. While BJP promises hv ambitious KPIs, I… https://t.co/uTppbnsN2I
4/10
2019

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