The new UN report examines how COVID-19 has affected eleven countries in South-East Asia and proposes action-oriented recommendations on mitigating immediate impacts and planning pathways out of the crisis.The uneven landscape of social protection systems has placed tackling inequality at the centre of both short and long-term recovery efforts,

Lead poisoning is a much greater threat to the health of children than previously understood reveals this new analysis released by the UNICEF today. According this 1 in 3 children – up to approximately 800 million globally – have blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms per decilitre (µg/dL) and India accounts for over 34 per cent of these.

This working paper draws on the latest economic research to demonstrate how climate policy and investments in low-carbon infrastructure can reboot America’s economy and set it up for long-term success.

Report of oversight committee in compliance of order of the National Green Tribunal in O.A. 384/2019 in the matter of Sunita Pandey Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to contamination of groundwater due to arsenic and non availability of clean drinking water in Bahraich, Ballia, Balrampur, Bareilly, Basti, Bijnor, Chandauli, Ghazipur, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Meerut, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Rai Bareilly, Sant Kabir Nagar, Shajahanpur, Siddharthnagar, Sant Ravidas Nagar and Unnao and certain other districts in Uttar Pradesh.

Counter affidavit on behalf of the Pollution Control Committee, Daman and Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli in the matter of M/s Platinum AAC Blocks Pvt. Ltd. Vs Pollution Control Committee & Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal In Re : Water Pollution by Tanneries at Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh WITH Original Application No. 986/2019 In Re : Water Pollution at Rania, Kanpur Dehat & Rakhi Mandi, Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh dated 16/07/2020. This order is being passed in continuation of order dated 15.11.2019.

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report in the matter of M. Haridasan & Others Vs State of Kerala dated 09/07/2020 regarding distance criteria for permitting stone quarrying.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikas Singh Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 09/07/2020.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action against illegal operation of brick kilns in District Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh (UP) where 600 brick kilns were illegally operating. The applicant has alleged that all the brick kilns were located within 50 to 500 meters east or west of the village habitations resulting in cancer and asthma to 40% inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Gram Panchayat Varahiya Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 01/07/2020 regarding dust pollution by illegal operation of stone crushers at village Tilora, Rausa, tehsil Mehar, district Satna at NH-7 (New Four lane) in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of HL City Resident Welfare Association Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 25/06/2020.

Grievance in this application is against violation of environmental norms by M/s SSF Polymers Pvt. Ltd., Nuna Majra, Sector 37, Bahadurgarh, District Jhajjar. According to the applicant, location of the said industrial unit near the residential area would affect the health of the inhabitants on account of discharge of toxic gases by it.

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