Jalyatra, A Journey Through India's Water Wisdom

Jalyatra, A Journey Through India's Water Wisdom

by Mr Nitya Jacob

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ISBN-13: 9781466336599
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/30/2014
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Nitya is a development communications professional with 28 years' experience. He has a deep interest in water management in particular and environmental issues in general.

Nitya has researched and written on water and environment for several years. This book Jalyatra is an result of his interest and was first published by Penguin India in 2008. He is one of five Indian contributors to the a UN sponsored publication, Water Voices from Around the World, rated as one of the few books that could change the world. He has also brought out several publications that document the changing face of rural India in the 21st Century, that cover the role of youth in governance and the growth of community radio.

He is the Head of Policy with WaterAid, a UK Charity. Earlier, he lead the water programme at the Centre for Science and Environment in New Delhi. As a journalist, Nitya worked in print, television and multimedia for 12 years. He has written on business, politics and the environment.

Nitya has worked to revive the water heritage of Delhi especially its ponds that formed part of a historic water system. Along with others, he has ensured these ponds come back to live and are protected from encroachment.

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