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Civil engineer begins life's second innings with green drive
Jul 24, 2013
A 42-year-old civil engineer from Rajkot in the west Indian state of Gujarat has decided to give up his profession for the green cause.
No city can be smart without being green: Meenakshi Lekhi
Nov 18, 2014
Leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that urban areas need to learn the art and science of converting waste into a valuable resource. Excerpts from the interview.
UN-Habitat, UNEP root for greener cities
Apr 18, 2013
Investing in sustainable infrastructures and resource efficient technologies in cities offers a golden opportunity to deliver economic growth with lower rates of environmental degradation, reductions in poverty, cuts in greenhouse gases, and improved well-being, according to a new report released by the United Nations.
Year 2014: New initiatives dot India’s development map
Dec 29, 2014
Apart from repurposing the old welfare schemes, the Indian government launches new initiatives