This rapid assessment report, a result of a pilot survey, presents a snapshot of the extent of distress in a few districts of Bihar, and is the first in a series of reports which would similarly attempt to look at the conditions, challenges, and coping strategies of workers in different states across India.The study and this report seeks to rapi

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sitesh Kumar Gunjan & Others Vs State of Bihar dated 15/05/2020.

Factual and action taken report in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of October 16, 2019 in the matter of Sitesh Kumar Gunjan & Others Vs State of Bihar.

The matter related to illegal encroachment and water pollution of stream at village Pokharpur, district Nalanda, Bihar by the running of a hotel and rice mill.

The Lancet Global Health Report was based on the extrapolation of estimates from study carried out in six states, namely Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Uttar Pradesh, for projection of national estimates, where as the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) IV, 2015-16 was conducted across States and UTs and is based on are

Water being a State subject, initiatives on sustainable water management including conservation and water harvesting in the Country is primarily States’ responsibility. Further, a number of States have done notable work in the field of water conservation/harvesting.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on loss due to floods and thunder storms, 03/03/2020. Several States in the country have been affected by natural calamities including thunder storms and floods during 2019-20.

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satyanarayan Sahni Vs State of Bihar dated 03/02/2020 regarding pollution caused by a fly ash dump of a thermal power plant at village Kanti Nagar, District Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shivdani Paswan Vs Union of Indi & Others dated 06/01/2020 regarding sand mining in the ghats of Jamui and Lakhisarai Districts of Bihar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pasupati Rice Mill Pvt. Ltd. Vs The Union of India & Others dated 12/12/2019. The application is against the clauses 5 (i) and 5 (ii) and clause 6 of the Bihar Sand Mining Policy, 2019.

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