This is text of the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 (Land Acquisition Bill) passed in the Lok Sabha.

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.

This joint IEA and UNDP report shares best practices and lessons learned among IEA member countries and non-IEA countries in improving energy efficiency in the building sector.

Read text of the landmark National Food Security Bill, 2013. This promises to give right to the country's 80 crore people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India’is a continuation of the work on health systems strengthening. It contributes by suggesting mainstreaming of surveillance by making individual electronic health records the basis for surveillance.

India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 in four years since 2014, Environment Minister said, asserting the rise in their numbers following similar reports on tiger and lion shows the country is protecting its ecology and biodiversity well.

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which includes a new experimental index on human progress that takes into account countries’ carbon dioxide emissions and material footpri

The report identifies major global gaps in WASH services: one third of health care facilities do not have what is needed to clean hands where care is provided; one in four facilities have no water services, and 10% have no sanitation services.

“Water pollution by plastics and microplastics: A review of technical solutions from source to sea,” composed of a toolkit and catalogue, has been jointly developed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dastak Vs Synochem Organics Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 09/12/2020. This application seeks quashing of the order of state of Haryana dated November 10, 2020 allowing manufacturers of formaldehyde, requiring prior Environmental Clearance, to operate for six months without EC, subject to making application for EC within 60 days. The applicant submits that requirement of prior EC is mandatory. There is no jurisdiction with the state to exempt the same.

Report of the Oversight Committee, National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 176/2015 in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Hotel Holiday Regency, Moradabad & Others.

The Madhya Pradesh government has proposed a steep hike in user charges for water supply, sewerage and solid waste management services in the urban areas to recover the cost incurred in providing these facilities as its revenue generation continues on the downward trend, according to a state government notification.

This third edition of the State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries provides a comprehensive overview of the status of fisheries in the region, looking at their main features and trends, in order to better inform their management and better examine current and future challenges that they will face in the near future.

Joint inspection report by the Central Pollution Control Board and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee as per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of September 7, 2020 in the matter of Rear Admiral A P Revi Vs Delhi Jal Board & Others.

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