Srinagar planning: in retrospect, and prospect

Despite the fact that Srinagar has the distinction of having under conception third generation Master plan, it is ironically still a vivid testimony of unplanned urban development legacy which has hardly any parallel. The planning efforts made in the ...  

2-Kilometre Walk On Water Conservation Awareness Held In Andhra Pradesh

A 2-kilometre walk to raise awareness about the importance of constructing rain water harvesting pits to conserve water was held in Vijayawada this morning. Andhra Pradesh Ministers D Umamaheswara Rao and P Raghunatha Reddy flagged-off the walk in which nearly 1,000 people, including students and youths, participated. The ministers also launched the

Down to Earth Cover Story on Fecal Sludge Management

Down to Earth Magazine had published a cover story on fecal sludge management. This article is based on 11 city study done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Shit flow diagrams.  Please follow the link to access the article http://www.downtoearth.org.in/coverage/urban-shit-53422   Please follow the link to access the 11 cities study on Shit flow

On Ambedkar birthday, Modi launches campaign to boost rural development (Roundup)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the 'Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday' campaign to promote rural development on the 125th birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar and said the late leader fought for equality and dignity in society. "It is my privilege that I am here on the birth anniversary of