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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subedar Major Rajendra Prasad Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 27/04/2023.

Grievance in the application is against pollution of river Suswa by release of polluted water at village Dodwala and Nauka in district Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It was stated that apart from sewage water, plastic bags are also being dumped in the drain which is affecting environment and public health. The area has been included in the urban area of Dehradun. Remedial measures have not being taken so far to address the issue the complainant said.

Exemplary agricultural research supported by good government policies has ensured food security in India. It is the right time to focus on micronutrient malnutrition in the country. Recently, Zn deficiency in diet especially of young children below 5 years of age has received global attention.

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