Migrant workers had been assured multiple times that an economic lockdown will not be imposed and yet by mid-April reverse migration was in full swing.
In recent times, India has been routinely experiencing abnormally hot days during the summer months of April and May.
Meghalaya, a small hilly state located in the North Eastern Region of India has an area of 22,429 sq. km., which is 0.68% of the country’s geographical area. The state is divided into three regions: Garo Hills, Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills.
As per a new study conducted by the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) and IIMPACT, an NGO loss of income and livelihood are among the top concerns for rural communities struggling to cope with the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic.
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.