Report related to status of STPs in state of Bihar in compliance of NGT's order for the following rivers - Ganga, Punpun, Ramrekha, Sikrahna, Parmar, Sirsia, Sone, Kosi, Burhi Gandak, Baghmati, Gandak, Mahananda and Kiul.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Mohammad Ali Jauhar University & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding illegal constructions in the flood plain of river Kosi at Jauhar Nagar, Rampur by Mohammad Ali Jauhar University. The construction is obstructing free passage of river resulting in scarcity of water and devastation of environment. FIR has been registered in the matter but the illegal encroachment continues resulting in damage to the river.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil M. Puri & Others Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 15/05/2019 on the issue of grant of consent to establish (CTE) to an industry in the area of river Kosi and Dabka in Tehsils Bazpur, Kashipur and Ramnagar.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 11/03/2019 regarding pollution being caused in Kosi River in Rampur District in Uttar Pradesh by industrial activities. A report filed by CPCB says that the water quality is as per bathing standards upto Kosi barrage, Uttrakhand. The water quality deteriorates after confluence of the river Bhella in Muradabad and becomes highly polluted at Rampur where Rampur drain joins the river.
The Koshi Basin, spread across China, Nepal and India, is perceived as having high potential for hydropower and irrigation development, both seen as ways to promote economic development in the region. This paper quantifies and assesses the past and projected future spatial and temporal water balances in the Koshi Basin.
This paper presents future climate and runoff projections for the South Asia region under the RCP8.5 scenario with climate change informed by 42 CMIP5 GCMs. Runoff is projected for 0.5° grids using hydrological models with future climate inputs obtained by empirically scaling the historical climate series.
The aim of this study is to investigate the differences in the mappable characteristics of earthquake-triggered and rainfall triggered landslides in terms of their frequency-area relationships, spatial distributions and relation with causal factors, and to evaluate whether separate susceptibility maps generated for specific landslide size and triggering mechanism are better than a generic landslide susceptibility assessment including all landslide sizes and triggers.