Jammu and Kashmir
Microplastic pollution is a growing environmental concern. Microplastics are plastic particles with sizes ranging from 1 μm to 5 mm. However, a clear consensus on the definition of microplastics is lacking and even the lower size limit varies among different studies.
India launches a floating wet lab for water quality tests in the Indian Ocean
Freshwater is a rare and critical resource and its availability is declining worldover with urbanisation, industrialisation, climate change and rising temperatures, and a marked decrease in rainfall.
Just like another day, the mountainous village of Honzar in Dachhan Tehsil in Kishtwar district in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was approaching dawn when the entire village was hit by a deadly cloudburst around four in the morning on July 28
Nestled in the north Kashmir region is Wular lake, India’s largest freshwater lake or wetland.
Revised guidelines for groundwater use notified
Centre advises states to ensure adequate water supply in rural areas during lockdown
Government allocates Rs 11,500 crore to Jal Jeevan Mission for 2020-21
In the budget 2020-21, the Finance Ministry has allocated Rs 11,500 crore to the Jal Jeevan Mission for the year for 2020-21.