Malda to set maiden national example for primary solid waste management and rural water supply

District administrations with the help of UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) and other state government departments are going to launch primary solid waste management and water supply management at the rural areas of the district which in all probability would be the first such initiative in the country. Sharad Dwivedi,

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

New Industrial Policy incentivizes eco-friendly industries in JK

In a bid to promote eco-friendly industries in the state, the industrial policy 2016 has incentivized setting up of green ventures and adoption of green technologies. As per the recently issued industrial policy, the government shall subsidize by 40 per cent the rain water harvesting equipment installed by the units. Similarly,