Weekly News and Policy Updates

Govt comes up with regulations for RO manufacturers
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 week 1 day ago

Environment ministry notifies regulations for RO manufacturers

A domestic RO water purifier (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Haryana ranks third in providing tap water to all rural households
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 week 1 day ago

Haryana comes third in providing tap water to rural households under Jal Jeevan Mission

Women filling water from a tap (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Jal Jeevan Mission App and Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh launched
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 3 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)
300 organisations from across the globe call for no climate finance for hydropower
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 3 weeks ago

Hydropower is not fit for climate finance according to 300 organisations worldwide

Gambhir dam near Ujjain (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Only a third of sewage generated per day in India treated, reports CPCB
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month ago

Only a third of sewage generated daily is treated in India, according to CPCB

A sewage treatment plant in Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Harvesting and using rainwater, a must in Bengaluru
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month ago

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

Rainwater harvesting installed in a house (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Northeastern states witness highest rates of desertification
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Desertification is accelerating in several northeastern Indian states

Loss of green cover is increasing in the country (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
India leads Asian countries in enacting the Plastics Pact
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

In launching its Plastics Pact, India becomes the first Asian country to do so

Different types of plastic waste (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Water levels in reservoirs of north, central India plummet - Rainfall deficit to blame
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 2 months ago

Deficient rainfall results in low storage in reservoirs of north, central India

Chicklihole Reservior Coorg (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Government notifies ban on single-use plastics from July 2022
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 2 months ago

No more single-use plastics from July 1, 2022

Plastic menace in Kufri, Himachal Pradesh (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
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