Nashik: The holiest Hindu city, one of the most bio diverse areas in the world located on the bank of Godavari River is the reason that Parineeta Dandekar’s passion for water and ecology started at a very young age. Parineeta vividly remember the extremely beautiful as well as extremely dirty images of river Godavari from her town. The love her Father had for river instilled this love in her, and from there came out her urge to work with rivers and contribute to more in-depth and well-researched advocacy to protect rivers and their communities from further harm. Tune in to IBN-Lokmat and know more of Parineeta Dandekar’s determination towards protecting the environment, in Ekla Chalo re this Saturday 11th April 2015, 12noon & 8 pm.

Today, Parineeta works as an Associate Coordinator in the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People, Trustee member of River Research Centre, Kerala, and is associated with India Water Portal and the Gomukh Trust. Her focus is on monitoring her country’s use of water resources in its aggressive push for development.  Through her research, she initiates creative ideas within the larger discourse on water management. Hard working Parineeta conducted an in-depth pilot analysis of the ecology and hydrology of the free-flowing Shastri River, including the communities which rely upon it.

To know more about Parineeta Dandekar’s dedication & contribution towards Mother Nature and essential human element water, tune into Ekla Chalo Re this Saturday, 11th April 2015,   12 noon & 8 pm exclusively on IBN-Lokmat.