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Document by Ministry of Environment and Forests on pending thermal power projects for environmental clearance
Document by Ministry of Environment and Forests on pending thermal power projects for environmental clearance
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State-wise details of hydroelectric projects pending for environmental clearance- A document by Ministry of Environment and Forests
State-wise details of hydroelectric projects pending for environmental clearance- A document by Ministry of Environment and Forests
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Analysis of Delhi’s budgetary allocations for water and sanitation services in slum areas - Article in Economic and Political Weekly
This article in Economic and Political Weekly,  by analysing various budget documents, attempts to capture the quantum of budgetary outlay for Water and Sanitation Services (WSS) in the slums of Bawana and Bhalaswa in Delhi. Further it captures various systemic weaknesses that impede the effective delivery of WSS in these two slum areas. 
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A communication and advocacy strategy framework for sanitation and hygiene, by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and UNICEF (2012-17)
The number people practicing open defecation in India is more than 600 million. Though the access to improved sanitation has increased since 2000 the pace of change has been slow. If the current trend continues then it will be difficult for the country to meet its Millenium Development Goal for sanitation. Thus accelerating access to and use of toilets and hygiene practices have become a national priority.
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Need of environmental conservation for sustainable development- A paper in RET Academy for International Journals of Multidisciplinary Research
Need of environmental conservation for sustainable development- A paper in RET Academy for International Journals of Multidisciplinary Research
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Anti-corruption crusader Kejriwal accuses Delhi government of being hand in glove with private companies: 18-fold hike in the water tariff in last nine years
Anti-corruption crusader Kejriwal accuses Delhi government of being hand in glove with private companies: 18-fold hike in the water tariff in last nine years
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Report on the existing forest acts, rules, regulation and policy development of Assam by Enviro Legal Defence Firm
Report on the existing forest acts, rules, regulation and policy development of Assam by Enviro Legal Defence Firm
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India's largest micro-irrigation systems maker Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd hope to become topline company with a turnover of ₹ 5000 crore in this year
India's largest micro-irrigation systems maker Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd hope to become topline company with a turnover of ₹ 5000 crore in this year
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Assessing the environmental flows for Kumbh Mela- 2013 at Triveni Sangam, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh- A document by World Wildlife Fund India
This document by the World Wildlife Fund India, is on the rapid assessment done on the Environmental Flows(E-Flows) for Kumbh Mela that is taking place in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
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State-wise data on damage caused due to floods during 1953-2011- A compilation by Central Water Commission
Floods/heavy rains can cause a severe and irreversible damage to human lives, property both public and private, and livestock. Since floods are one of the frequent natural calamities faced by India, the loss incurred by it is huge.
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Tamil Nadu government allocates Rs.100 crore to strengthen water resources across the state- Newsletter from 'The Resource and Information Network for the Coasts (TRINET)', February 2013
The February edition of the TRINet has the following highlights:  The city corporation of Madurai decides to power all the parks with solar energy.
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Action Plan for comprehensive renewable energy development in Tamil Nadu- A report by World Institute of Sustainable Energy
Action Plan for comprehensive renewable energy development in Tamil Nadu- A report by World Institute of Sustainable Energy
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National Food Security Bill Challenges and Options- A discussion paper by Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture
National Food Security Bill Challenges and Options- A discussion paper by Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture
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Biodiversity of coastal Lagoon in Nallavadu village, Puducherry, India- A paper in International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Biodiversity of coastal Lagoon in Nallavadu village,  Puducherry, India- A paper in International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
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Environment statistics - A compendium by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (2012)
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has come up with a Compendium of Environment Statistics 2012, the thirteenth edition of the series, which started in 1997. The compendium aims at providing high quality statistical information to improve knowledge of the environment, to support evidence-based policy and decision making, and to provide information for the general public, as well as for specific user groups. The statistics are multidisciplinary and cross-cutting, involving numerous sources and stakeholders.
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Infographic on amount of food wasted by nearly 7 million people
Infographic on amount of food wasted by nearly 7 million people
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According to International Energy Agency, the largest demand for fresh water will be from coal industry: Water consumption to increase from 66 billion cubic meters (bcm) today to 135 bcm annually by 2035
According to International Energy Agency, the largest demand for fresh water will be from coal industry: Water consumption to increase from 66 billion cubi
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Action plan for comprehensive renewable energy development in Tamil Nadu- A report by World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE)
Action plan for comprehensive renewable energy development in Tamil Nadu- A report by World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE)
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