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This document was prepared as a supplement to the Asian Water Development Outlook 2016. It provides background information and explanatory notes on the approach taken, assumptions made, and data used.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of coal mining on environment, 12/12/2016. All India coal production has increased from 565.77 MT in 2013-14 to 639.23 MT in 2015-16.

The Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce, present this One Hundred and Thirtieth Report on Industrial Policy in the Changing Global

Mining is a central pillar of Senegal’s economy and is expected to play a significant role in the country’s continued social and economic development. On the legislative and policy front, strides have been made in recent years to strengthen governance in the sector.

The Asian Development Bank and the National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) undertook a study on eco-compensation regulations development in the country, on which this publication is based.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Sand Mining, 17/11/2016. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC) has formulated Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines in September, 2015 to mitigate the environment impact of mining activities.

The Department of Environment has finalised the draft of National Pollution Control Strategy and Action Plan. Nepal’s pollution levels demonstrate a significant need for further development of a well established and effectively operating pollution control monitoring system.