Mekedatu project: Many activists opposing it under Medha Patkar
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 week ago

Activists stand up against Mekedatu project under the noted activist Medha Patkar

Cauvery river at Hogenakal, Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr Photos via Claire Arni and Oriole Henri)
Process of obtaining green nod simplified to allow ease of doing business: Govt
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 3 weeks ago

Environment Ministry reports reduction in environmental clearance time from 150 to 90 days

Ease of doing business at the cost of environment (Source: IWP Flickr Photos) Photo for representation only.
Government gives a boost to PMKSY, Renuka ji, and Lakhwar hydro projects
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month ago

Centre approves Rs 93,000 crore to PMKSY, Renuka ji and Lakhwar

Yamuna flows under (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Operational guidelines for the second phase of Swachh Bharat and AMRUT released
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 2 months 3 weeks ago

Centre releases operational guidelines for second phase of Swachh Bharat and AMRUT

Operational guidelines for Swachh Bharat Mission and AMRUT-2.0 released (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Govt comes up with regulations for RO manufacturers
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 3 months ago

Environment ministry notifies regulations for RO manufacturers

A domestic RO water purifier (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Jal Jeevan Mission App and Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh launched
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 3 months 2 weeks ago

PM Modi launches the Jal Jeevan Mission app and Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh 

An overhead tank in Tamil Nadu that supplies water to a village (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Harvesting and using rainwater, a must in Bengaluru
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 4 months ago

State government makes harvesting and using of rainwater a must in Bengaluru

Rainwater harvesting installed in a house (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
New groundwater guidelines prohibit industries and mining in over-exploited zones
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 3 months ago

Revised guidelines for groundwater use notified

Centre issues revised guidelines for groundwater use (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan a low impact, high expenditure scheme: CAG
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 4 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)
Government to get strict against wastage of groundwater
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 4 months ago

Government prepares strict directives to prevent groundwater wastage

A resident in Delhi with her extracted groundwater (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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