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The Chinese government has launched an access to satellite TV project for 10,000 villages aimed at providing digital TV access to rural communities across Africa.About 1,000 villages in Nigeria wil

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Awasiya Jan Kalyan Samiti Vs State of Haryana dated 14/01/2019 regarding disposal of sewage water in Sector 48, Faridabad. In absence of suitable arrangement, disposal is taking place on open land and on the market site, resulting in sewerage logging and also polluting underground water, creating a situation of hazard to public health. A report submitted before the Tribunal by the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation, Faridabad states that there were several unauthorized colonies around Badkal village. A project of Rs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ankush Goyal Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding parks being used as cremation ground in C Block, Sector 17, Noida.

Cities represent more than 70 per cent of global energy demand. Cities are major consumer of resources (material, food, water, lands, minerals etc.) They contribute for over 70 per cent to greenhouse gas emission and they are the main contributors to the global ecological footprint.

Urban areas are expected to triple in size between 2000 and 2030. Unmanaged urban expansion increases the costs of service provision, deepens spatial inequities, and imposes heavy economic and environmental burdens. New analysis on 499 cities’ urban expansion confirm the challenge of rapid outward expansion are greatest in lower-income cities.

Small- and medium-sized cities and towns in sub-Saharan Africa are growing fast and accumulating risks. Local governments seek to build the resilience of their city in conditions of complex interdependent urban systems and gaps in data and information.

Urban areas are growing at an unprecedented rate, with over half of the world’s population of nearly 4 billion people now residing in cities. By 2050, the number is expected to swell to over 6.5 billion−approximately two-thirds of humanity. Rapid urbanization provides opportunities, yet challenges come in tandem.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Vishal Arinjay Shah Vs Smita Pradeep Shah & Others dated 07/12/2018 regarding the construction activity being carried out at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune under the name Grand Horizon without obtaining prior environmental clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rakesh Tihara Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 03/12/2018 regarding a park in Sundar Nagar is being mis-used for organizing events, illegally and in disregard of environmental norms.

National Urban Policy Framework (NUPF) outlines an integrated and coherent approach towards the future of urban planning in India. The NUPF is structured along two lines. Firstly, at the NUPF’s core lie ten sutras or philosophical principles. Secondly, the ten sutras are applied to ten functional areas of urban space and management.

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