IMD seasonal analysis shows 231 lives lost during the pre-monsoon season due to extreme weather events
Chhattishgarh government puts three mining projects in Hasdeo Arand forest on idefinite hold
Nature has bestowed Kashmir valley with abundant water resources on which its vast population depends in myriad ways since time immemorial. People derive their livelihoods from the numerous direct and indirect activities related to these water bodies. In spite of their immense benefits, the water bodies and wetlands are treated as wastelands in Kashmir.
On this World Environment Day, ITC reaffirmed its commitment towards a greener Earth through its bold Sustainability 2.0 agenda.
When UNICEF brought borewell rigs to India in early 1970s to help deal with water shortage, little did we know that it would become a tool for privatising the groundwater in the decades to come. Today, this practice of treating groundwater as a private resource has led to over-exploitation and an increase in mineral contamination as we drill into deeper aquifers in search of water.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is one of the largest social protection programmes in the world, providing guarantee of income to some 55 million people every year.
The urban population in India was estimated to be 34.5% in 2019, as per the World Bank. There has been an increase in urbanization by almost 4% in the last decade due to a greater number of people migrating from rural areas to cities in search of better job opportunities.
Several large states have low coverage of JJM in rural households: Panel expresses displeasure
Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain campaign, 2022 launched during the 3rd National Water Awards