Bastar District

Environmentalists voice concerns against the draft EIA notification 2020
Policy matters this week Posted on 09 Jul, 2020 11:33 AM

Draft EIA notification 2020 attracts criticism from experts

Work in progress in coal mines in Jharsuguda (Image source: IWP Flickr album)
Manual scavenging persists in India due to weak enforcement of laws
News this week Posted on 18 Nov, 2019 08:01 PM

Manual scavenging still prevails in India thanks to weak laws, says study

Gulf of Kutch is India's first marine eco-sensitive zone
Policy Matters this week - Gulf of Kutch is India's first marine eco zone, Environment Ministry wants cess for shale gas exploration and NGT directs waste-to-energy plant to control emissions. Posted on 16 Sep, 2013 01:36 AM

Gulf of Kutch will be India's first marine eco-sensitive zone

No more effluent in the Gulf of Kutch (Wikipedia)
Traditional fishing techniques of tribes in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh – A paper in the Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge
This paper presents the wealth of knowledge available to tribals in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh on traditional fishing techniques. Posted on 20 Apr, 2011 07:52 AM

Tribal habitat and rich primitive culture covers many traditions and fish is an integral part of the tribal food habit since times immemorial in this region. The life of tribes mainly depends on naturally available foods which can rarely be reaped in other places. The fishing techniques are specialized according to structure, size of stream, season and species of fishes intended to be harvested.

Visit to two villages in Chhattisgarh that have been awarded "Nirmal Gram Puraskar"
Efforts of villagers for total sanitation in Tirathgarh village of Bastar district and Dabena village of Bilaspur district bag "Nirmal Gram Puraskar" to the two villages Posted on 05 Jul, 2007 11:10 PM

Just back from a trip home (Chhattisgarh).