The State government plans to make recycling of water mandatory for major and medium industries, Water Resources Minister M B Patil said on Saturday.

Cairo — A flagship of South-South Cooperation, the UNEP-China-Africa Cooperation Programme completed its second phase with a report launched during the 15th session of African Ministerial Conferenc

(Bloomberg) -- India is spending 59 billion rupees ($956 million) on sewage and waste treatment to begin cleaning its biggest and holiest waterway, the Ganges River.

Rapid industrialization is adversely impacting the environment globally. Pollution by inappropriate management of industrial wastewater is one of the major environmental problems in India as well, especially with burgeoning small scale industrial sector in the country.

However, Bill Gates has backed a new hi-tech water plant than could bring clean water to Africa - and has even drunk it.

India has 18% of the world’s population, 1.15 billion people, but access to only 4% of world’s fresh water resources. In the recent past, the dependency of Indian agriculture on ground water resources has increased upto an enormous extent due to several factors including increased demand of food, erratic behavior of monsoon, developmental pressure of various allied sectors etc.

Launching the trans-Ganga scheme in Kanpur on Thursday, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state's first-of-its-kind initiative will house green, non-polluting industries on 350 acres of the to

Women in rainfed areas in Dharmapuri are switching over to kitchen gardens, which provide nutrition to the family as well as money. By recycling the limited water available, these women have shown that it is possible to grow vegetables all round the year.

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The Delhi Jal Board’s interceptor sewer project has been listed in the KPMG’s list of 100 most innovative infrastructure investment projects in the world.

MINISTER of State in the Vice-President's Office ( Environment) Dr Binilith Mahenge, has commended North Mara Gold Mine for conforming to the highest environmental protection standards.