This is text of the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 (Land Acquisition Bill) passed in the Lok Sabha.

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.

This joint IEA and UNDP report shares best practices and lessons learned among IEA member countries and non-IEA countries in improving energy efficiency in the building sector.

Read text of the landmark National Food Security Bill, 2013. This promises to give right to the country's 80 crore people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the third version of the India Water Tool (IWT), helping businesses and other water users understand their water risks and plan solutions for water management across the country.

A new report on how to eliminate plastic waste from the environment by a UK think tank has been informed by a diverse portfolio of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) research and innovation experts. The report proposes a way forward to reduce the amount of plastic waste into the environment produced by the UK.

NITI Aayog and International Energy Agency are working together to deliver collaborative analytical work on the Indian Power Sector, focusing on five thematic areas. These are data and statistics; energy efficiency; renewables; polcy guidance and modelling; and technology development.

Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet aims to shift the debate regarding investment needs away from a simple focus on spending more and toward a focus on spending better on the right objectives, using relevant metrics.

This paper investigates the role of ‘social spillovers’ – people learning from and imitating the behaviour of other people – in the adoption of new technologies, with a focus on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in India.

This briefing assesses and summarizes electric vehicle adoption among five of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies. It discusses company-specific electric vehicle adoption, plans for future growth, and catalogues the unique actions that companies are exploring to promote electric ride-hailing on their platforms.

This report identified evidence on the economic impacts of agricultural cooperatives in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The report begins with a discussion on the impact on productivity, income and welfare.

The Committee on Subordinate Legislationpresent this Forty-third Report on Rules/ Regulations governing the implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission Programme in Urban and Rural Areas. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or Clean India Campaign is one of the most ambitious projects undertaken by the Government of India.

New public policies and changing economic fundamentals have spurred private-sector investment in commercial agriculture in low- and middle-income countries – from production to aggregation, processing and distribution.

This paper discusses how governance of the global environmental commons requires collective action to generate public goods. Public goods theorists vary in their views about what it takes and how likely it is to achieve such collective action to produce these goods.

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