Chenab

  • India should inform us about its future hydel projects: Pakistan Pakistan has asked the World Bank and India to inform them about the dams and hydropower projects to be built on the western rivers. The statement has come following the news that India plans to start constructing Bursar dam on Chenab...
    swatiposted 10 months 3 weeks agoread more
  • Forest clearance to Yettinahole project gets challenged The National Green Tribunal has sought responses from the environment ministry, the Karnataka government and several other concerned authorities on a petition challenging the forest clearance granted by the state government for construction of...
    swatiposted 1 year 1 month agoread more
  • J&K govt to construct ‘mini dams’ for irrigation The government of Jammu and Kashmir is planning construction of water storage facilities on the tributaries of the Indus, Jhelum and Chenab rivers to increase agriculture productivity in the kandi areas and on the plateaus. Officials insist t...
    sabitakaushalposted 1 year 2 months agoread more
  • Ministries reach no consensus over Uttarakhand hydel project  The water and environment ministries continue to differ over the hydroelectric projects in Uttarakhand. While the water ministry is against the projects as they can affect the uninterrupted flow of the Ganga river, the environment m...
    swatiposted 1 year 5 months agoread more
  • Art of Living pays environment compensation The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had ordered the Art of Living Foundation last week to pay the environment compensation of Rs 4.75 crore for the damage it caused to Delhi’s Yamuna floodplains by holding the World Culture Festival in March. The NGT had ...
    swatiposted 1 year 6 months agoread more
  • New categorisation of industries Based on the Pollution Index, the Environment Ministry has released a new criteria for categorisation of industrial sectors. The Pollution Index is a function of the emissions (air pollutants), effluents (water pollutants), hazardous waste generated and consump...
    swatiposted 1 year 9 months agoread more
  • Goa rivers water unfit for human consumption: GSPCB In a recent study by the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), the rivers in the state are polluted to such an extent that their waters are unfit for human consumption. Presence of faecal coliform bacteria, nearly 1,300 to 7,900 colonies per ...
    swatiposted 2 years 6 months agoread more
  • Maharashtra village reclaim rights on submerged forestKorku tribals in Amravathi district lost their agricultural and forest land to a dam in 2005-06; reclaim fishing and management rights over part of the reservoir under Forest Rights Act'Rajasthan getting only 1% of its share in Yamuna water'Chief...
    ravleenposted 3 years 10 months agoread more
  • Don't have toilet, can't contest pollsThose who do not have a toilet in their house can't contest panchayat and urban local body elections in Bihar, the State chief minister Nitish Kumar announced. Necessary amendment to the Bihar Panchayati Raj Act will be brought out soon in order to implement thi...
    ravleenposted 4 years 3 weeks agoread more
  • UNICEF's digital media campaign against open defecationUNICEF launches a three-month long campaign 'Take Poo to the Loo' to raise awareness against defecation in open among the youth.Govt addresses Andhra's river water sharing issuesTo avoid conflicts between the two states, government&nbs...
    swatiposted 4 years 3 weeks agoread more
  • Food security bill- on the verge of becoming a lawAfter Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha also passes National Food Security Bill, 2013. Only President's approval left to convert the bill into a law.Flood takes 160 lives in BiharGanga river wreaks havoc, affecting 5.4 million people and 20 districts in th...
    swatiposted 4 years 3 months agoread more
  • Over 60 projects planned to be built on Chenab river but no cumulative impact assessment carried out for these cascade projects on the basin
    swatiposted 4 years 5 months agoread more
  • Another hydro electric plant on Chenab river in the pipeline even though no cumulative study of the project carried out on the river as yet
    sabitakaushalposted 4 years 5 months agoread more
  • The present paper is an attempt of the researcher to make a comparative analysis between the expected benefits received by the executing agency under CDM and the actual benefits people are expected to receive from Chanju-I Hydro Electric Project. Based on primary data based research project concentr...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 5 years 7 months agoread more
  • The Level-I Laboratories are located at 258 field water quality monitoring stations on various rivers of India where physical parameters such as temperature, colour, odour, specific conductivity, total dissolved solids, pH and dissolved oxygen of river water are observed. There are 24 Level-II labor...
    Amita Bhaduriposted 6 years 5 months agoread more
  • The study estimates the snow cover area for four major basins in the Himalayan region viz. Chenab up to Akhnoor, Ganga up to Devprayag, Satluj up to Bhakra and Beas up to Pandoh using IRS - IC and ID WiFS data. Snow cover estimation was done for the years 1997-2000 using image processing system ERDA...
    rajshekarposted 7 years 6 months agoread more
  • As part of the research study, River Basins and River Basin Organisations in South Asia, done by the Society for Participatory Development Hyderabad, CapNet South Asia (Read More) and Gomukh Environmental Trust for Sustainable Development Pune (Click Here), data about individual river basins has bee...
    Rama Maniposted 8 years 4 months agoread more
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India should inform us about its future hydel projects: Pakistan

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Forest clearance to Yettinahole project gets challenged

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J&K govt to construct ‘mini dams’ for irrigation

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Ministries reach no consensus over Uttarakhand hydel project 

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Art of Living pays environment compensation

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New categorisation of industries

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Goa rivers water unfit for human consumption: GSPCB

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Maharashtra village reclaim rights on submerged forest

Korku tribals in Amravathi district lost their agricultural and forest land to a dam in 2005-06; reclaim fishing and management rights over part of the reservoir under Forest Rights Act

'Rajasthan getting only 1% of its share in Yamuna water'

Policy Matters this week: Bihar government makes toilet compulsory for contesting polls, Ganga Jal pitchers to collect religious waste and Rs 1,444 crore for rural water supply in Maharashtra.

Don't have toilet, can't contest polls

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UNICEF's digital media campaign against open defecation

UNICEF launches a three-month long campaign 'Take Poo to the Loo' to raise awareness against defecation in open among the youth.

Govt addresses Andhra's river water sharing issues

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