Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item appearing in Northeast Now dated 27.10.2023 titled “Assam : Adil Hussain joins chorus urging Govt., NHAI to spare century old trees for highway project” dated 21/11/2023.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), October 20, 2023 dismissed the appeal filed against the environmental clearance (EC) dated March 9, 2020 granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in favour of M/s. Oil India Ltd. (OIL) for the proposed Onshore Oil and Gas Development Drilling and Production in Mechaki area. The area would cover Mechaki, Mechaki Extension, Baghjan and Tinsukia Extension PMLs (Petroleum mining lease) in district Tinsukia, Assam by OIL.

Order of the High Court of Meghalaya at Shillong dated 06/07/2023 in the matter of Shailendra Kumar Sharma Vs State of Meghalaya & Others.

The matter related to threats being faced by the petitioners from "alleged kingpins involved in the illegal operations of coke plants and illegal coal mining in Meghalaya".

This study intends to assess India’s present approaches to disaster and climate risk management, adaptation and resilience building, to record best practices and analyse how these approaches can be scaled up globally as well as domestically by driving more investments.

Judgment of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Baharul Islam & Others Vs The Indian Medical Association & Others dated 24/01/2023. The Supreme Court said the Assam Act of 2015 (Assam Community Professionals (Registration and Competency) Act, 2015) is valid.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in matter of Himangshu Nath Vs Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 12/09/2022. 

An application on the worsening air quality affecting the city of Guwahati and the resultant health effects was filed before the NGT.

The Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Assam on June 2, 2022 has issued The Assam Food Security Rules, 2022. They shall come into force on May 31, 2022.

This paper applies WRI’s 'Framework to Assess the Sustainable Development Impacts of Renewable Power Technologies' to estimate the economic rate of return (ERR) associated with prominent renewable energy (RE) technologies in three Indian states: Maharashtra, Jharkhand, and Assam.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sudhan Das Vs State of Asssm & Others dated 26/11/2021.

The matter related to discharge of sewerage and other wastes by boats and houseboats into the rivers Dibru, Brahmaputra and Dangori in Tinsukia district, Assam.

This paper is part of WRI’s Energy for Development Initiative, which integrates clean energy into strategies for improving development outcomes across the Indian states of Assam, Jharkhand, and Rajasthan.