Haryana

Second wave, new challenges: Civil society on the frontlines
How community radio is helping in times of COVID Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 4 weeks ago

The onset of a second wave of COVID-19 has inflicted havoc in urban centers and even in the national capital which has somewhat sound state-of-the-art health system.

Involved in COVID relief (Image: SM Sehgal Foundation)
Fostering rural livelihoods post COVID
Income loss top concern for rural communities, says study Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago

As per a new study conducted by the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) and IIMPACT, an NGO loss of income and livelihood are among the top concerns for rural communities struggling to cope with the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Must have protocols for timely action and outreach in times of need (Image: DMD, Government of Bihar)
Delhi smog can’t be blamed on crop fires
There is more to Delhi's air pollution than stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana. Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 3 weeks ago

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The small window of a fortnight between rice harvesting and wheat sowing compels farmers to burn the crop residue (Image: Neil Palmer, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY SA-4.0 Generic)
NGT orders states to designate nodal agencies for restoring water bodies
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 7 months 3 weeks ago

Designate nodal agencies for restoration of water bodies: NGT to states

Gharisar lake in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan a low impact, high expenditure scheme: CAG
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months 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)
Market linkage could ensure higher returns for farm produce
A study finds out gaps in the way farmer producer organisations are handling their operations and the available infrastructure. Amita Bhaduri posted 11 months 3 weeks ago

A recent national study on farmer producer’s organisations (FPOs) supported by Tata Trusts investigates gaps looming in business transactions between FPOs and market players and recommends interventions to bridge these.

Red chilli wholesale market at Karnataka (Image: Pxhere, CC0 Public Domain)
Bihar and northeast India reel under floods, Assam worst hit
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year ago

Flood batters three northeast states, Assam worst affected

People take a boat to cross the flood-ravaged Brahmaputra (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Water levels in major reservoirs maximum in last 13 years: CWC
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

Water storage level 76 percent more than last year: CWC

Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
A national action plan to ensure sustainable and responsible business on the anvil
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 4 months ago

Centre to finalise National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

An industrial area in Chhattisgarh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Mahadayi river water dispute receives final award
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 4 months ago

Karnataka allowed to implement Kalasa-Banduri project

The Mandovi river disputed between Karnataka and Goa (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)