Inland Navigation and Shipping
NGT seeks report on the need for clearance of inland waterway projects in Ganga
Swachh Survekshan for urban India: Navi Mumbai, Rajkot, Indore among the top
Cauvery riverfront development plan gets a nod
The National Mission for Cleaning Ganga was set up in 2014 and the Namami Gange programme was launched the year after, with a budget outlay of Rs. 20,000 crore. The implementation of the flagship programme was followed by the framing of a draft National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Bill, 2019 to be introduced in the winter session of Parliament.
Water scarcity has a history … and that history is nothing less than the history of government. – Alatout, 2008.
Over 50 experts urge green ministry to make green clearance mandatory for inland waterways
Industries to pay water conservation fee for extraction of groundwater
Centre mandates NOC for using groundwater for infra projects
Indian scientists have developed a remote sensing technique that uses satellite data to delineate between various coastal landforms like beaches, mangroves and marshes. This method can help monitor and understand impacts of natural disasters as well as human activities on coastal ecosystem.