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Dissemination of technical information in a way that is very useful to the user agencies is an important aspect that plays a vital role in the safe and optimal development of groundwater resources of our country. As an effort in this direction, Central Ground Water Board is bringing out “Groundwater Year Book” each year.

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has issued a public notice inviting objections and suggestions on proposed OERC (procurement of energy from renewable sources and its compliance) regulations, 2021 under Section 181 (3) of the Electricity Act.

Climate change is a threat to all livelihoods. However, people engaged in agriculture, particularly women, are disproportionately burdened by the vagaries of climate. As a consequence, existing gender inequalities in agriculture are likely to widen.

Government of Odisha have framed a draft "Odisha Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021" to build Odisha a model State in promotion of EVs through adoption, adaptation , research & development apart from facilitating growth in employment for circulation among the stake holders and general public.

Assessment of food security, nutrition and livelihoods among specific vulnerable population of Odisha such as daily wage earners, returnee migrant workers, small/marginal farmers after announcement of lockdown in response to Covid-19 in 2020.

A success story of migrant farmers from Bolangir and Nuapada districts who have adopted innovative agroforestry practices, including intercropping with bio-fortified staple food crops, vegetables and an agro-voltaic system in order to come out of the migration cycle and improve food, nutritional and income security for their families.

This report explores the state of nutrition in Odisha, assesses how nutrition outcomes changed in the state, and more importantly, and examines the road that lies ahead of Odisha on the journey to support better nutrition for the state.

There have been extreme weather events in the form of heavy rains in some parts of the country which affected the standing crops.

A TRAFFIC analysis finds a significant increase in reported poaching of wild animals in India during the lockdown period that is not restricted to any geographical region or state or to any specific wildlife area.

Micronutrient deficiency continues to affect sizeable sections of the global population in India and this “hidden hunger” extracts a substantial toll in terms of morbidity, mortality, reduced economic productivity and poor quality of life from those who are affected.

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