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Centre releases funds to states under Jal Jeevan Mission
Policy matters this fortnight
Posted on 27 May, 2021 06:59 AM

Jal Jeevan Mission: Centre releases funds to states and asks states/UTs to digitise water supply infrastructure in rural India

A roadside tap in a village (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Ramsar sites in India
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands has designated 49 wetlands in India to be protected from degradation. These FAQs answer all your queries regarding the Ramsar sites in India.
Posted on 07 May, 2021 05:49 PM

What is Ramsar Convention and what is its mission?

Deepor Beel is a freshwater lake in Assam (Source: IWP Flickr links)
Centre notifies fly ash utilisation draft rules
Policy matters this week
Posted on 29 Apr, 2021 10:42 AM

Draft rules call for 100 percent utilisation of fly ash in three to five years

An NTPC thermal plant (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
World must unite to tackle climate change immediately: UN
News this week
Posted on 29 Apr, 2021 10:15 AM

UN report reminds the world to tackle climate change immediately

Severe cyclone batters a town in India (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
States have no rights in granting forest clearance: Government
Policy matters this week
Posted on 15 Apr, 2021 10:10 PM

Forest ministry solely in the hands of Centre: Environment Ministry

Forests help mainitain the ecological balance of Earth (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Gomti’s tributaries are in a dismal state: Report
News this week
Posted on 15 Apr, 2021 10:06 PM

Gomti’s tributaries are in a dismal state, thanks to groundwater exploitation

Gomti river in Lucknow (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Over two crore children in India experiencing extremely high water vulnerability: UNICEF
News this week
Posted on 01 Apr, 2021 11:00 AM

UNICEF’s analysis reveals over two crore children in India facing extremely high water vulnerability

Girl fetching water from handpump (Source: Flickr photos via IWP)
Ken-Betwa riverlink gets a go ahead
Policy matters this week
Posted on 01 Apr, 2021 09:01 AM

Centre and states signs MoU to commence Ken-Betwa river link

Map showing Ken-Betwa river link (Source: Shannon)
Half of government schools and anganwadis devoid of tap water supply: Report
News this week
Posted on 17 Mar, 2021 11:01 PM

Tap water supply to government schools and anganwadis in a grim state: Panel report

A Mini-Water Supply (MWS) serves the local school (Source: IWP Flickr album)
Testing of drinking water gets easy for users
Policy matters this week
Posted on 17 Mar, 2021 11:10 AM

Testing drinking water gets easy thanks to JJM and ICMR

Farmer taking water from a hand pump (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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