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.

The Department of Mines and Minerals (Assam) vide notification dated November 01, 2021 has issued the Assam Minor Mineral concession (Amendment) Rules, 2021. The amendment prescribes the rates at which Royalties shall be paid when minor minerals are used or consumed by Government Agencies.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Saikhowa Sadiya Min Samabai Samity Limited Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to discharge of effluents by M/s Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL).

Assam is the latest Indian state to announce an electric vehicle (EV) policy. The Electric Vehicle Policy of Assam, 2021 aims for 25% EV penetration in all vehicle registrations by 2026. Assam has followed Maharashtra, Delhi, and Gujarat, which have earlier launched state-specific EV policies.

This Data Note describes the trends for a set of key nutrition and health outcomes, determinants, and coverage of interventions. The findings here are based on data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 3 (2005-2006), 4 (2015-2016), and 5 (2019-2020).

The State Cabinet has approved the Assam Ethanol Production Promotion Policy 2021. The Policy shall be valid upto 31st March 2026. Assam’s industries and commerce minister said that Assam is the second State in the country to bring out an ethanol policy, and is thus among the pioneers in the line.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudhan Das Vs State of Assam & Others dted 16/08/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal, Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata in the matter of Dibru Part-I Meen Samabay Samiti & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/07/2021.

The matter related to fishery rights in the buffer zone of the Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Assam.

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