Delhi generates about 8000 tonnes of solid waste per day and municipal bodies are able to collect only about 60 percent of the generated waste. Quantity of collection of solid waste has increased overtime, but the rate of increase has not been consistent.

Hydrogeomorphological mapping is one of the best-suited approaches to explore the possibility of groundwater resources especially in those areas where availability of surface water in insufficient. The present paper is an attempt to study hydrogeomorphological features and their prospects for groundwater exploration in Chandraprabha basin, Chandauli District of Vindhayan Upland, U.P. using remotely sensed data.

Some teleconnections studies between the monsoon rainfall over four meteorological subdivisions namely, plains of west U.P., East U.P., Bihar Plains and Gangetic West Bengal, thus constituting an area of U.P., adjoining Bihar and West Bengal and different thickness anomaly and geopotential heights over several levels in the troposphere over India have been carried out to find some useful predictive parameters for the long range prediction of monsoon rainfall.

Sunita Narain, a resolute environmentalist has been with the Centre for Science and Environment since 1982. Sunita Narain is currently the Director of the Centre and of the Society for Environmental Communication, and publisher of the fortnightly magazine, 'Down to Earth'.

The study is carried out in the vicinity of Rihand Dam to analyse the socio-economic condition and status of welfare schemes for the displaced people. In this paper an attempt has been made to highlight the role of major development projects and their impact on the social well-being of people and society at the local level.