This study on Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia mainly focuses on farmers’ perception of climate change and its imminent impact upon their livelihoods. It covers four countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.

The Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India vide its Gazette Notification No. S.O.

Rajasthan High Court order on Ramgarh dam dated 23rd August, 2011.

Land-use options that increase resilience and reduce vulnerability of contemporary societies are fundamental to livelihoods improvement and adaptation to climate change.

The State Board has issued detailed guidelines from time to time to facilitate the process of grant of consent to establish/ consent to operate and to suitably guide/ advise the industries for taking appropriate measures for abatement of pollution.

The project titled “Municipal Solid Waste Management in Jaipur: Current Status and Way Forward” is to be done under RSPCB to understand the current situation of MSWM in the Jaipur city and also to identify the possible ways to improve the management of MSW so that a burden can be converted into a profit oriented business i.e.

The Rajasthan State will promote setting up of solar power projects. The total capacity under this category will be distributed equally between SPV and solar concentrating thermal power plants. Rajasthan has come up with an new Solar Energy Policy, named as, Rajasthan Solar Policy 2011. The State of Rajasthan receives maximum solar radiation intensity in India with very low average rainfall.

In the order dated 11th Oct., 2010, Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) had nominated Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd., nodal agency for the promotion of renewable energy in the state, to get the prices and the price trend of main biomass fuel in the state studied/surveyed, particularly in respect of mustard crop waste

The new mining policy announced by Rajasthan government to promote value
addition in minerals and generate employment while maintaining balance with environment considerations.

Studies have shown that adverse respiratory health effects seen in the people exposed to cement dust, exemplified in increased frequency of respiratory symptoms and decreased ventilatory function, observed among cement workers could not be explained by age, BMI and smoking, thus are likely to be caused by exposure to cement dust.