Weekly News and Policy Updates

Guidelines to handle COVID-19 biomedical waste are out
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 5 months 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 1 year 5 months 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 1 year 5 months 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 1 year 5 months 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 1 year 6 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 1 year 6 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 1 year 6 months 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 1 year 6 months 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 1 year 6 months 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 1 year 6 months 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)
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