Weekly News and Policy Updates

Guidelines to handle COVID-19 biomedical waste are out
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 9 months 1 week ago

CPCB releases guidelines to handle COVID-19 biomedical waste

Biomedical waste. Image for representation only (Source: Vivien Rolfe via Flickr)
COVID-19 lockdown: Health of Ganga and Yamuna rivers improves
News this week Swati Bansal posted 9 months 1 week ago

Lockdown impact: Health of water bodies improves

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
One in every two individuals will be living in water-stressed regions by 2050: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 9 months 3 weeks ago

World Water Development Report 2020: Tropical countries to be worst hit by water stress

Banks of the Ramganga river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
A national action plan to ensure sustainable and responsible business on the anvil
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 9 months 3 weeks ago

Centre to finalise National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

An industrial area in Chhattisgarh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Under Har Ghar Nal Se Jal, states to open water testing labs
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months ago

DDWS orders states to open up water testing laboratories to the public

Residents of a village testing their water (Source: Arghyam)
Groundwater in 30 districts in Delhi-NCR contaminated, reveals 2019 data
News this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months ago

30 districts in Delhi-NCR had contaminated groundwater in 2019: Water Minister

A resident in Delhi with her extracted groundwater (Source: IWP FLickr photos)
Mahadayi river water dispute receives final award
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months 1 week ago

Karnataka allowed to implement Kalasa-Banduri project

The Mandovi river disputed between Karnataka and Goa (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
UP's Banda exemplifies water conservation efforts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months 1 week ago

Limca Book of Records recognises UP's Banda for water conservation efforts

Local women and men engaged in digging trenches (Source: IWP Flickr photos). Pic for representation only
Sixty river stretches found polluted in the northeast: CPCB
News this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months 3 weeks ago

Northeast has 60 polluted river stretches: CPCB

A river in Assam (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
USD 450 million loan from the World Bank for Atal Bhujal Yojana
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months 3 weeks ago

World Bank to provide USD 450 million loan for Atal Bhujal Yojana

Atal Bhujal Yojana aims to arrest the country's depleting groundwater levels (Source: IWP Flicke photos)