Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of U.R. Beniwal V/s State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 01/05/2014 regarding waste water/trade effluent being directly discharged into the river Jojri by industries.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/448-2013(THC)(OA)_1May2014.pdf

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of M/s Leela Tex. Exports & Others Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 01/05/2014 regarding pollution caused by industries particularly textile industries operating in the Heavy Industrial Area of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. 

Land-use and land-cover change in the Thar Desert region of Rajasthan threatens the persistence of many ecologically and economically important species. The Bishnoi people of Rajasthan have religiously protected a keystone tree species, Prosopis cineraria, locally known as the Khejeri tree, for over five centuries. We conducted the first comparative study that tests the widely held assumption that Bishnoi presence is positively associated with P. cineraria abundance in nineteen villages in rural Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of U.R. Beniwal V/s State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 19/12/2013 regarding pollution in river Jojari, Jodhpur District, Rajasthan and that the the sludge layer in the said river is more than two meters and this pollution is increasing by the day.
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Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/CWP%20No.%204050-2012(OA)_19Dec2013.pdf

JAIPUR: Untreated industrial and domestic effluent has turned rivers in Rajasthan into chemical-laden toxic 'nullahs' that are adversely affecting the ground water and health of people living aroun

Jaipur: A Banswara-based mining businessman, Fakhruddin Ali, has sent a legal notice to Rajasthan government accusing it of selective interpretation of mining norms in the state.

Asia's largest single location solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant with a generation capacity of 55 MW was commissioned on Wednesday.

Solairedirect Energy India Pvt Ltd, a unit of Paris-based solar engineering firm Solairedirect Group on Wednesday inaugurated a 5.6 MW solar park under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). This is the company's first project in India.

The solar park will generate 9000 MWh per annum, enough to power 20000 Indian households.

Ashok Gehlot is facing his biggest crisis yet.

JAISALMER: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to inaugurate two 50 megawatt solar projects at Phalodi in Jodhpur district by the end of this week. A detailed itinerary of his visit is yet to come but after his approval the state as well as district administration has begun preparations.

The PM's confirmation to the visit is a testimony to the silent yet successful revolution to tap non-conventional sources of energy in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer districts. Pokhran belt in Jaisalmer and Phalodi belt in Jodhpur, over the past few years, have witnessed a surge in the number of solar and wind projects with big-ticket firms competing to set up plants.

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