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Majority of Himalayan glaciers analysed are melting or retreating at varying rates in different regions, the government has said. It has noted that melting glaciers due to any impact of climate change will not only severely affect the flow in Himalayan river system but will also give rise to natural disasters.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Haider Ali Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/03/2023.

The matter related to regulation of ground water extraction for maintenance of cricket playgrounds. Grievance in the application is against failure of the Ministry of Jal Shakti to comply with the directions of the NGT dated April 15, 2021.

This book covers the ongoing efforts of the Government of India to manage water in sustainable and equitable ways. It provides a snapshot of the major policies, schemes, and missions adopted by India related to water management in the last two decades. The schemes are organised within seven themes.

A global water security assessment led by United Nations water experts found that the majority of the world’s population currently live in water-insecure countries. This is a cause for major concern because water security is fundamental to development.

About 26 per cent of the world's population does not have access to safe drinking water and about 46% of people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, according to this new report by the United Nations.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Rashid Noor Khan Vs BMC & Others dated 21/03/2023.

A parliamentary standing committee has recommended restricting free electricity to the farmers to curtail the misuse of groundwater. Over exploitation of groundwater for irrigation has become a major challenge in Punjab and Haryana.

190 million children in 10 African countries are at the highest risk from a convergence of three water-related threats – inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); related diseases; and climate hazards – according to this new UNICEF analysis.

Today at the half-way point for the SDGs, UNEP is preparing to provide important intelligence on the progress we are making on the environmental dimension. The latest available data and estimates for 92 environment relevant SDG indicators tell us that the world is not on track to achieve the environmental dimension of the SDGs by 2030.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of SK. Mujibar Rehman Vs State of West Bengal dated 16/03/2023.

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