Andhra Pradesh

Rural realities amid second COVID surge in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Rural areas emerge as sites of mass COVID outbreaks Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 1 week ago

COVID-19 has been spreading fast in rural areas while issues related to its management and the government’s response to the pandemic remain.

COVID-19 has had an adverse impact on the livelihood of people doing small jobs due to lockdown. (Image: Gospel for Asia; Wikimedia Commons)
Regarding the Meteorological datasets
(not verified) posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

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Green panel clears Central Vista project
Policy matters this fortnight Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months ago

Green panel clears Central Vista projects

Rajpath's Central Vista Avenue project (Image: Students of Master in Sustainable Architecture at Central University of Rajasthan, Counterview)
To start mineral water bottle plant
(not verified) posted 5 months 2 weeks ago

Hi Team,

I am looking to start a mineral water bottle plant in Andhra Pradesh and I need a detailed information regarding the plant can you guys help me with that?  

Will Andhra Pradesh’s free bore well scheme deplete groundwater?
Under the YSR Jalakala scheme, the Andhra Pradesh government will dig free bore wells to provide small and marginal farmers access to water. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 6 months ago

Government policies usually have multiple objectives such as reducing poverty and inequality, contributing to development, and so on. Most of these policies are influenced by a host of socio-economic factors, the internal political environment, and best practices, among others.

Groundwater depletion, a growing problem in India (Image Source: India Water Portal)
Pollution levels rising post-lockdown in cities in south India
How clean air gains of the lockdown and monsoon periods have been now lost with the reopening of the economy and with the onset of the winter. Amita Bhaduri posted 8 months 1 week ago

An analysis was done by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) of winter pollution (until January 26, 2021) in India’s five southern states - a vulnerable but poorly monitored region from the air quality perspective.

Air quality management requires regional approach to implement clean air action plans, says CSE (Image: Pixy)
Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan a low impact, high expenditure scheme: CAG
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year ago

Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan had a low impact in making Maharashtra drought free: CAG

Deepening work in progress under the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (Source: Ravindra Pomane)
Groundwater extraction: NGT gets strict with commercial entities
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

NGT bans granting general permissions for groundwater extraction to commercial entities

NGT gets strict with commercial entities (Source: IWP Flickr album)
Green court slams centre over groundwater withdrawal in dry areas
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

NGT slams centre over groundwater extraction in dry areas

A well in Rajasthan (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
UP tops in providing employment under MGNREGS
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 3 months ago

UP emerges as the top state in the country to give employment under MGNREGS

MGNREGS helps to reduce rural distress in times of Covid-19 (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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