Given that water is a State subject, it will take the exercise of “cooperative federalism” to achieve the Modi government’s big-ticket agenda of providing piped drinking water to all households by

NEW DELHI: Over 25 state governments may have to pay environment compensation of Rs one crore each for not submitting their respective action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the Ce

BENGALURU: Three years ago when there was fear that a growing glacial lake behind south Lhonak Glacier in Sikkim could touch off glacial outburst floods, it's the Divecha Centre for Climate Change

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ambarnath Sengupta Vs State of West Bengal dated 21/01/2019 regarding rules governing immersion of idols. This application has been filed seeking enforcement of order dated 06.10.2017 in O.A. No. 51/2016 in the matter of Ambarnath Sengupta vs.

A plethora of initiatives for preserving biodiversity in Sikkim such as spreading mass awareness and adopting an eco-friendly policy has led to an increase of its forest cover by over four per cent

Despite greater fiscal autonomy and higher tax revenues shared by the Centre with states, 14 of 20 states surveyed cut spending on a key nutrition programme–Supplementary Nutrition Programme or SN

This paper examines how the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) helps households in South Sikkim, India, build resilience to winter drought. It is one in a series of briefings that analyse how the scheme builds the resilience of rural households in different states to different climate shocks.

Compensatory afforestation is a dubious and controversial environmental “offset” that is adding to environmental damage instead of mitigating or compensating it. Compensatory afforestation may actually be accelerating the invasion of India’s forests by big corporations, in collusion with a permissive state, by legitimising the destruction of forests, greenwashing the land grabs, and encroaching on common property resources and community-held lands.

Pheasants and Finches - two of the flagship Himalayan species seem to be reeling under the threat of climate change, states the preliminary findings of survey by Bombay Natural History Society (BNH

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tseten Lepcha Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding the notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change dated 27.8.2014 declaring eight protected areas as Eco-sensitive Zones in in the State of Sikkim.

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