In 2016, 106 rivers or river stretches were declared as national inland waterways, and the development of many of these new waterways along with the already existing ones was prioritized for large scale commercial navigation and shipping.
Green panel clears Central Vista projects
A research study by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on ‘Social security and health rights of mi
India was one of the leading countries to swiftly implement the initial lockdown in March 2020 to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, but still, the lockdown failed and within a few months, it joined the list of countries most affected by the coronavirus epidemic.
As the death toll and positivity rate in the wake of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic stays alarmingly high, lockdowns and other restrictions have been instituted in many parts of the country.
Draft rules call for 100 percent utilisation of fly ash in three to five years
COVID-19 pandemic and the associated policy responses highlighted and often exacerbated weaknesses and inequalities in our food systems. Many vulnerable people faced threats to their immediate food security, health, and nutrition restrictions.
A recent study on the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers in India indicates that almost 75% of the surveyed workers did not have any source of income after the lockdown and almost 45% reported difficulty due to food shortages.
Skilling and engaging first mile actors to enable local water management: Context, opportunities, and engagement possibilitiesposted 4 weeks 1 day ago
Every year, programs of central and state governments and donor-supported programs train thousands of people who work to implement programs on water and sanitation in their villages.
There is good evidence that frontline workers have proved to be gamechanger in the delivery of services like health and integrated child development services (ICDS).