Our rivers have rights

01 May 2023
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, TERI and Dr Girija Bharat, Founder Director, Mu Gamma Consultants

Rivers are valuable natural sources for drinking water, provide sediments to floodplains, valley, and contribute to the rich biodiversity. They are contributors of ground water recharge to acquirers and interconnect the ecological and hydrological systems. They include different orders of streams and their catchments. They have a right to life, which needs protection write Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI and Dr Girija Bharat is the Founder Director of Mu Gamma Consultants, Gurugram.

Natural resources
Drinking water