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Centre to ensure safe drinking water and scale up activities during monsoon, under JJM
Policy matters this week Posted on 04 May, 2020 03:13 PM

Under JJM, Centre to ensure safe drinking water and scale up activities during monsoon

Labourers building check dams under MGNREGA. (Image Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
USD 450 million loan from the World Bank for Atal Bhujal Yojana
Policy matters this week Posted on 22 Feb, 2020 09:39 PM

World Bank to provide USD 450 million loan for Atal Bhujal Yojana

Atal Bhujal Yojana aims to arrest the country's depleting groundwater levels (Source: IWP Flicke photos)
Cauvery riverfront development plan gets an approval
Policy matters this week Posted on 22 Jan, 2020 08:41 PM

Cauvery riverfront development plan gets a nod

Cauvery river at Hogenakal, Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr Photos via Claire Arni and Oriole Henri)
Stop farming on Yamuna floodplains by 2020: NGT to DDA
Policy matters this week Posted on 17 Sep, 2019 05:26 PM

NGT orders DDA to ensure farming on the Yamuna floodplains is stopped by 2020

Yamuna river in Delhi (Source: Sudhanshu Malhotra via IWP Flickr Photos)
100 wetlands identified for restoration in next five years
Policy matters this week Posted on 10 Sep, 2019 03:04 PM

Government identifies 100 wetlands for restoration in next five years

Deepor Beel, a wetland in Assam (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Thousands ignored while Sardar Sarovar dam fills to capacity
News this week Posted on 10 Sep, 2019 02:50 PM

Sardar Sarovar dam fills up while ignoring thousands in submergence area

Sardar Sarovar Dam via Wikimedia Commons
Jal Shakti ministry formed to tackle water woes
Policy matters this week Posted on 04 Jun, 2019 09:34 PM

Jal Shakti ministry formed by merging water ministry and drinking water ministry

Cauvery river at Hogenakal, Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr Photos via Claire Arni and Oriole Henri)
Only few nations working to fight climate change: COP24
News this week Posted on 11 Dec, 2018 02:38 PM

Most nations lack the political will to fight climate change: COP24

Man-made emissions is one of the reasons for extreme rainfall events in India. (Photo: IWP Flickr photos; photo for representation only)
Mekedatu project: CWC okays, TN objects
Policy matters this week Posted on 04 Dec, 2018 03:09 PM

CWC allows preparation of DPR while TN objects to the Mekedatu project on the Cauvery river

Cauvery river at Hogenakal, Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr Photos via Claire Arni and Oriole Henri)
India Rivers Week 2018: Ganga flow needs improvement
News this week Posted on 27 Nov, 2018 11:57 AM

Government focusing on Ganga clean-up and not its rejuvenation: Environmentalists

The Ganga at Garhmukteshwar (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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