Urges Montek to consider changes for effective implementation of projects in LWE-affected areas

They are registered as clean development mechanism projects, eligible for carbon credits. On October 15, 2010, the regional officer of Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB), R K Sharma, visited Tilda industrial area in Raipur unannounced. He noticed thick smoke rising from the premises of a renewable energy project. On paper the 8.5 MW power plant, Agrawal Renewable Energy Project, uses rice husk, a cleaner alternative to coal, to produce electricity. The electrostatic precipitator (ESP), an emission control device, installed in the plant was tripping frequently.

Bhopal : A bench of National Green Tribunal is going to be set up at Bhopal for disposing of cases pertaining to environment and forest conservation laws.

“There is never enough rice to go around for the whole family,” says tribal woman Leela

The forest department will experiment with chilli crackers to scare away elephant herds from forest villages.

Tropical forests are recognized as rich, diverse and highly productive ecosystems of the world. The present study was carried out to assess carbon and nutrient storage of a dry tropical forest ecosystem in Barnawpara Sanctuary, Raipur district of Chhattisgarh through satellite remote sensing techniques and GIS.

Off-grid photovoltaic systems often fail in remote villages in India due to poor monitoring and lack of maintenance. Theft is another major issue. While most of these systems are installed under central or state-run programs, a lack of maintenance staff at remote locations makes monitoring difficult. But the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh is different.

In the present paper water quality of eastern Doon Valley was assessed. The evaluation of water quality of different localities of Raipur block was studied in the different months throughout the year.

Within weeks of getting bail from the Supreme Court in connection with charges of sedition, human rights activist Binayak Sen has been made member of the Planning Commission's Steering Committee on Health, which will advise the panel on the Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2012-2017).

Binayak Sen, who was released on bail from the Raipur jail last month, will, based on his experience of having worked as

The city is faring quite poorly in comparison to other major cities of the country if a report of the central Ministry for Urban Development is to be believed. The ministry has prepared a Service Level Bench Mark Data of the country's 28 cities.