Weekly News and Policy Updates
Among 22 cities in India, Mumbai has lost the maximum number of wetlands: WISA
Government allocates Rs 11,500 crore to Jal Jeevan Mission for 2020-21
In the budget 2020-21, the Finance Ministry has allocated Rs 11,500 crore to the Jal Jeevan Mission for the year for 2020-21.
10 more wetlands in the country are now Ramsar sites
Guidelines to monitor illegal sand mining released
For the first time, the Environment Ministry has released Enforcement and Monitoring Guidelines for Sand Mining 2020 to monitor and check illegal sand mining in the country.
Gangetic dolphins under threat thanks to increased river traffic
Cauvery riverfront development plan gets a nod
Number of water-related crimes double in India: Report
Environment Ministry notifies new wetland conservation rules
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shelve plan to link Godavari and Krishna rivers