Himachal Pradesh

No improvement in the water quality of the Ganga during lockdown: CPCB
News this week Swati Bansal posted 11 months 1 week ago

Water quality of Ganga river remained grim during lockdown: CPCB

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh. (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Environmentalists voice concerns against the draft EIA notification 2020
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

Draft EIA notification 2020 attracts criticism from experts

Work in progress in coal mines in Jharsuguda (Image source: IWP Flickr album)
A national action plan to ensure sustainable and responsible business on the anvil
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 5 months ago

Centre to finalise National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

An industrial area in Chhattisgarh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Under Har Ghar Nal Se Jal, states to open water testing labs
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 6 months ago

DDWS orders states to open up water testing laboratories to the public

Residents of a village testing their water (Source: Arghyam)
UP's Banda exemplifies water conservation efforts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 6 months ago

Limca Book of Records recognises UP's Banda for water conservation efforts

Local women and men engaged in digging trenches (Source: IWP Flickr photos). Pic for representation only
Government notifies new wetland conservation rules
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 8 months ago

Environment Ministry notifies new wetland conservation rules

Deepor Beel, a wetland in Assam (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Centre holds green signal to Kalasa-Banduri project
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 8 months ago

Green signal to Kalasa-Banduri project held

The Mandovi river disputed between Karnataka and Goa (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Only one out of five river basins in the country resilient to climate change: Study
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 8 months ago

Study finds, only one out of five river basins in the country can cope with climate change

Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Locals reject social impact assessment report of Luhri II hydropower project
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 9 months ago

Locals say impact assessment report does not accurately represent the real impact of Luhri II hydropower project

Sutlej river in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh (Image source: Sanyam Bahga, Wikipedia)
Scientists intervene to save dry toilets
Dry toilets have long been hailed as a sustainable solution to the sanitation and waste management crisis facing India today, but have been overshadowed by more modern toilet designs. priyad posted 1 year 9 months ago

New Delhi, December 10 (India Science Wire): Even as efforts are underway to replace dry latrines with modern septic toilets, a group of scientists at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research’s Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) have worked to save one type of traditional dry toilet. 

A traditional dry toilet. Image: India Science Wire
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