Says it is high time the Himalayan states got together to voice their environmental significance and concerns strongly.
To get approval for any construction project, it is mandatory to have proper site disposal of the muck and debris, however the NHA has not created any dumping site.
RD Dhiman, principal secretary, Environment, Science and Technology said it was the need of hour to exploit hydropower potential in Himalayan states as the time has come to move from thermal power
Environment activists in Himachal Pradesh have sought Cumulative Environment Impact Assessment (CEIA) of dams on Satluj.
The Odisha government had raised objections to the project in the apex court by way of a petition and had challenged the environment clearance accorded to the project.
A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan cited a report that said 20-25 per cent children suffer from respiratory diseases.
Himachal Pradesh government will soon study the vulnerability of all villages of the state towards climate change after which adaptation projects would be carried out.
Iron ore mining has witnessed a decline in Odisha, following the Supreme Court’s direction to the miners for a payment of compensation of Rs 17,576 crore for exceeding output beyond the quantum fix
Already awaiting funds from the Union government to deal with straw management in the state, the cash-strapped Punjab government has sought help from private companies to solve the problem crop res
He was addressing the convocation of Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy in Dehradun on Wednesday.
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