Weekly News and Policy Updates

Four major rivers in Uttarakhand change course after heavy rains
News this fortnight Posted on 02 Nov, 2021 02:06 PM

After heavy rains, four major rivers change course in Uttarakhand

A river in Uttarakhand (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Operational guidelines for the second phase of Swachh Bharat and AMRUT released
Policy matters this fortnight Posted on 02 Nov, 2021 01:46 PM

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 Posted on 20 Oct, 2021 12:26 AM

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 Posted on 19 Oct, 2021 06:16 PM

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 Posted on 06 Oct, 2021 11:10 PM

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 Posted on 06 Oct, 2021 10:06 PM

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 Posted on 23 Sep, 2021 01:30 PM

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 Posted on 23 Sep, 2021 12:24 PM

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 Posted on 08 Sep, 2021 09:35 PM

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 Posted on 08 Sep, 2021 09:41 AM

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

Different types of plastic waste (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
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