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This paper sheds light on the declining vitality of Indian soils and the resultant threat to food security in recent years and the contradictions in soil health management policies

This paper published in the Economic and Political Weekly explores the contradictions in soil health management policies and its impact on farming and food production in India in the context of the declining vitality of Indian soils and the resultant threat to food security, which has already been accepted as a critical crisis for agricultural production in India. 

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This paper highlights the various debates that have emerged in India the context of the highly controversial issue of large dams being built on the rivers of the eastern Himalayas

This paper published in the Economic and Political Weekly, highlights the various debates that have emerged in India the context of the highly controversial issue of large dams being built on the rivers of the eastern Himalayas, the recent campaigns by the people from the North East who have been resisting the construction of such megadams like the lower Subansiri hydropower project, and the response of the government to these protests.

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The paper traces the history of flood management in India, its successes and failures, the methods and structures used for flood management and suggests the way forward

This paper published in the journal Golden Research Thoughts aims at describing the different initiatives undertaken by the expert committees and Government of India in tackling the flood problem of India.

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This paper analyses the food security condition of India during the last few decades and the impact of climate change on food security of India

This paper published in the journal Advances in Asian Social Science analyses the food security condition of India during the last few decades and the impact of climate change on food security of India.

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This report aims at understanding the issues that constrained fund utilisation in the Total Sanitation Campaign, India

This report by the Centre for Governance and Budget Accountability (CGBA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), India, attempts to assess the magnitude of public spending on sanitation in India, specifically on the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC), and the quality of spending with regard to the outputs and services delivered.

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This report presents the findings of an audit in the state of Uttarakhand that evaluated the Accelerated Rural Water and Sanitation programme (ARWSP)

This report published by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) presents the findings of an audit that was conducted in the state of Uttarakhand that evaluated the performance of the Accelerated Rural Water and Sanitation programme (ARWSP) implemented in the state in the time span of 2002 to 2007.

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This article argues that it is necessary to take a holistic approach while dealing with pollution of the Ganga and then undertaking steps or measures to deal with it

This article published in the Observer Research Foundation's Energy News Monitor reflects on the recently signed agreement by the Indian government with the World Bank to use a one billion dollar loan to finance the first major new effort in 20 years to clean the river Ganga.

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This paper looks at the quality and quantity of water resources in Sikkim

This paper  in the journal Current Science presents the findings of a study that aimed at taking an overview of the water resources and their management in the East and South districts of Sikkim and understand issues related to quality and quantity of water resources in the area.

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These papers look at the microbiological quality of treated wastewater in Delhi and the sources of microbial pollution during dry and wet weather in Delhi watersheds

1.Reuse of treated sewage in Delhi city: Microbial evaluation of STPs and reuse options
Priyanka Jamwala,  Atul K. Mittal

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This paper seeks to understand household cooking practices and the decisions that are made about energy options

This working paper by the Stockholm Environment Institute seeks to understand household cooking practices and the decisions that are made about energy options. The aim is to show the way for the communities to use clean energy. It also seeks to identify political, financial, cultural, social, logistical, ergonomic or other barriers that might prevent people from switching over to improved cook stoves.

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