Uttar Pradesh

States have no rights in granting forest clearance: Government
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 23 hours 15 minutes ago

Forest ministry solely in the hands of Centre: Environment Ministry

Forests help mainitain the ecological balance of Earth (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Gomti’s tributaries are in a dismal state: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 23 hours 19 minutes ago

Gomti’s tributaries are in a dismal state, thanks to groundwater exploitation

Gomti river in Lucknow (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Over two crore children in India experiencing extremely high water vulnerability: UNICEF
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

UNICEF’s analysis reveals over two crore children in India facing extremely high water vulnerability

Girl fetching water from handpump (Source: Flickr photos via IWP)
Ken-Betwa riverlink gets a go ahead
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Centre and states signs MoU to commence Ken-Betwa river link

Map showing Ken-Betwa river link (Source: Shannon)
Half of government schools and anganwadis devoid of tap water supply: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 weeks 1 day ago

Tap water supply to government schools and anganwadis in a grim state: Panel report

A Mini-Water Supply (MWS) serves the local school (Source: IWP Flickr album)
Clean fuel choices of urban India’s poor
Insights from urban slum households across six states Amita Bhaduri posted 4 weeks 2 days ago

With increased urbanisation, India is experiencing acute air pollution in its urban centres.

PMUY should expand its reach to urban slum households, given that there are still households without LPG connections. (Image: Adam Cohn, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))
Testing of drinking water gets easy for users
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 4 weeks 2 days ago

Testing drinking water gets easy thanks to JJM and ICMR

Farmer taking water from a hand pump (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Online Course – Advanced Training for Design Engineers on Faecal SludgeTreatment
The training aims to equip participants with an understanding of various approaches and technologies for faecal sludge treatment, key considerations for layouts, sizing and design of FSTPs. Swati Bansal posted 1 month 1 week ago Flyer

For more details download the flyer and overview of the training from below. 

Telangana among states ensuring tap water supply to schools, anganwadis
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 month 1 week ago

Telangana joins a group of states which have ensured tap water supply to schools, anganwadis

Tap water in a rural school (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Revival of Ganga wetlands gets government's attention
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 month 1 week ago

Jal Shakti Ministry draws focus towards revival of Ganga wetlands

Receding Ganga river at Sangam (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)