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Awareness Camp on health impacts of arsenic
01 Jun 2017

Awareness Camp on health impacts of arsenic

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network, with the support from SAMTA, Khagaria and Mahavir Cancer Research Sansthan, Patna organised a Health Awareness Camp in Madarpur and Chaidha Gram Panchayats of Khagaria. The purpose of the camp was to identify people affected with arsenic toxicity. Press release Newspaper Cutting 1 Newspaper Cutting 2



23 May 2017

Training cum Awareness workshop on Impact of Arsenic contamination and probable remedial measures

Training cum Awareness workshop on Impact of Arsenic contamination and probable remedial measures held on 30th April 2017 in Kheyada 1 GP office, Sonarpur block , South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. The workshop, coordinated by The Researcher (https://www.theresearcherwb.org) was one of the activities under the Knowledge Exchange modules of the ongoing Shifting Grounds Project (http://saciwaters.org/shiftinggrounds) in collaboration with Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network. Download Report



10 May 2017

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network’s Dissemination Workshop cum Partners’ Meet

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network’s Dissemination Workshop cum Partners’ Meet, 8th-9th May, 2017 was held at Patna Women’s College, Patna. Reports Workshop report          Summary of the workshop report   Press release IndiaWaterPortal Hindi          Dainik Bhaskar (10 May, 2017)   Hindustan Times (11 May, 2017)



05 Mar 2017

Research Collaboration for addressing arsenic contamination

SaciWATERs in association with Delft University of Technology, Both ENDs and local NGO partner viz The Researcher is working in a project titled “Shifting grounds: Institutional transformation, enhancing knowledge and capacity to manage groundwater security in peri-urban Ganges delta systems’. The project focuses on groundwater quality and use/abuse in peri-urban deltaic track of Kolkata. Focusing on two most arsenic affected districts of North and South...

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05 Mar 2017

Capacity building workshop

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network supported two individuals from Kolkata and Assam for their participation in a Capacity building Workshop held from 1st- 4th March 2017 on household level water treatment technologies. The four day workshop and training program was jointly organised by CAWST and the Sehgal Foundation at Samastipur, Bihar. It was participatory by nature and the participants were drawn into the program through...

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30 Nov 2016

Conclave on Aquifer Mapping and Ground Water Management , Ministry of Water Resources and CGWB, New Delhi

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network was invited to attend Bhujal Manthan 2016 – a Conclave on Aquifer Mapping and Ground Water Management organised by Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) at New Delhi. The proceedings of the conclave includes a working paper on Network approach to the wicked problems of water quality by Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network


Press note release
28 Jul 2016

Press note release

A press note was released on the occasion of the meeting held on 27th July 2016 at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan and Research Centre, Patna by the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network.


Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network, Bihar meeting for pilot intervention in arsenic affected regions
27 Jul 2016

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network, Bihar meeting for pilot intervention in arsenic affected regions

The Arsenic Knowledge and Action network in Bihar comprising of Mahavir Cancer Sansthan and Research Centre, AN College, UNICEF, Megh Pyne Abhiyan, Nalanda University, Samta, Water Action Bihar etc. met at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan and Research Centre, Patna on 27 th July 2016. It was also attended by media persons from different local print and electronic media. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss...

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