MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
Nov 29, 2013 11:10 AM
O P Rawat, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, said that sky was the limit for CSR projects in the field of social welfare.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [South Asia] [Civil Society] [India nonprofits] [India social schemes] [Indian NGOs]
Nov 21, 2013 06:50 PM
Renowned agricultural expert Prof. MS Swaminathan said that providing support to small farmers in India will not only help in eradicating poverty but also lead to nutritional security.
[South Asia] [Indian women] [Food Distribution] [Agri-technology] [Food security] [Agri-business]
Nov 20, 2013 11:59 AM
The Bagmati River Basin project will invest in setting up a river basin with the capacity to manage the basin water resources in an integrated manner.
[South Asia] [Environment] [Asian Development Bank] [Nepal] [Sustainable Development]
Oct 15, 2013 05:28 PM
Greenpeace call for cancellation of coal blocks comes after CBI files case against company on charges of cheating and conspiracy.
[Coalmines] [Coal scam] [South Asia] [India] [Greenpeace]
Oct 01, 2013 12:35 PM
Around 1000 students participated in the week-long environment campaign in a south Indian city, as part of the second year of Green Apple Day of Service.
[Sustainable Development] [India] [South Asia] [Civil society]
Sep 26, 2013 11:00 AM
The Sustainable Mountain Development Summit is an effort by the Himalayan states of the country to chalk out a roadmap for sustainable development.
[India] [Himalayas] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Enviornment]
Sep 06, 2013 01:18 PM
The order came on a petition which alleged that large scale removal of sand from river beds is being carried out without any environment clearance.
[South Asia] [Uttarakhand] [Enviornment] [India]
Sep 05, 2013 06:13 PM
Months of lobbying helped the wildlife department to take over 1400 Kanals of wetland (around 175 acres) in Pampore from the revenue department.
[Wildlife] [South Asia] [Enviornment] [India]
Sep 04, 2013 05:00 PM
India will have to adopt a multi-pronged approach spanning sectors to combat climate change, said a senior government official.
[Environment] [South Asia] [Climate Change policy] [India]
Sep 03, 2013 01:40 PM
The new tourism policy of Bengal lays stress on the development of Eco-tourism- a new way to fight poverty, said Vikaram Sen, a senior bureaucrat.
[Poverty reduction] [India] [South Asia] [Tourism]
Aug 26, 2013 10:00 AM
“Adoption of best scientific and management practices would be key to optimizing nutrient efficiency and crop productivity,” Prof RB Singh said.
[Enviornment] [Agriculture] [South Asia] [India]
Aug 06, 2013 01:40 PM
At a meeting of 11 villages in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, a speaker said that govt's model of development had failed.
[Forest resources] [Environment] [South Asia] [India]
Aug 06, 2013 10:00 AM
The world’s biggest railway system is aiming for the stars by using the sun to power its on-board services and thereby reducing its dependence on fossil fuels.
[South Asia] [Indian Railways] [India] [Solar energy]
Aug 06, 2013 08:45 AM
The much awaited 'Agenda for Air Pollution Control', finally arrived at a cabinet meeting chaired by Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit-only to be sent back to the drawing board for another round of reviews.
[Environment] [Delhi] [India] [South Asia]