The National Green Tribunal has issued notices to Rajasthan government, including the Chief Secretary, and its various departments on affluent and sewer discharge in to Bhilwara's heritage Gandhi-S

Livelihood vulnerability assessment to climate variability and change - A presentation by Abhishek Nair at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

The Rajasthan government has allocated a large iron ore block at Bhilwara to RINL in a move that has been approved by the union mines ministry.

Illegal mining activities in the state resulted in agitations at Jaipur and Bhilwara in the past two days.

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan high court has issued notices to the state government and Jindal Saw Ltd requiring to show the authority of the government to acquire land for mining purposes of a private com

Expressing concern over the killing of peacocks in the state, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau has asked police to take stern action against the poachers.

Jaipur: The higher level of fluoride content in water, causing dental and skeleton fluorosis, will be measured by fluoride ion meters in Jaipur. A state government report says that quality of water will further deteriorate with climate change.

The medical, health and family welfare department has purchased fluoride ion meter for door-to-door survey to test water, blood and urine to find out if the excessive exposure to high concentrations of fluoride causing dental and skeleton fluorosis among the people in Jaipur and 15 other districts of the state.

An ambitious food fortification programme launched in Rajasthan this past September benefiting school children through the mid-day meals scheme will be expanded this year to cover about 10 lakh children. The centralised kitchens are supplying fortified soya dal analogue containing additional micronutrients under the project.

The State Government is implementing the project in collaboration with Jaipur-based Institute of Health Management & Research (IIHMR) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). Mid-day meals were added to the programme after its successful execution through the public distribution system for common citizens, women and children having low levels of nutrition.

The state government is rearing a white elephant in the name of sewerage treatment plants (STP) and the concept of water treatment to generate potable water is merely an eyewash, says a two-member

Udaipur-based Hindustan Zinc has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rajasthan Government for adopting 92 Government schools in phases in Chittorgarh and Bhilwara districts.