Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project (KSUDP) has been launched in Kerala with the assistance of Asian Development Bank (ADB) covering 5 major cities in Kerala namely Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kochi, Kozhikode & Thrissur. The 5 cities have been grouped into two packages, namely Package-1

A bill to amend the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. This Act may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Amendment) Act, 2008.

Transit planning in the United States has tended toward viewing BRT as an analogue to light rail transit, with similar operating patterns. This model, referred to as "Light Rail Lite,' is compared to international best practices, which have often favored the development of a grade-separated bus infrastructure ("Quickways') that in turn supports a varied mix of all-stops, express, and branching services. This model, dubbed the Quickway model, evolved out of the practical necessity of cities to meet ambitious ridership or mode split targets.

This thesis is concerned with facilitating change leading to urban sanitation that is sustainable. It explores how developing Asian countries might arrive at arrangements for urban sanitation that can feasibly be sustained in the long term, as well as support sustainability in general.

This paper describes the Nano and its development and provides an excellent discussion on the economics of owning and operating a Nano and as well as its impact on motorization in India. It also provides insights on the actual selling price of the Nano when it hits roads.

A positive fallout of the unveiling of the Nano, a low-cost (US$2,500) car by Tata Motors, is that it has re-ignited the debate about urban transport in India.

The last few decades have witnessed a sweeping change in the food production scenario of South Asia. India, the largest of the South Asian economies, is now largely self-sufficient in foodgrain and is an emerging exporter.

Project Tiger is an ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Environment and Forests. The revised guidelines incorporate the additional activities for implementing the urgent recommendations of the Tiger Task Force, constituted by the National Board for Wildlife, chaired by the Hon'ble Prime Minister.

This paper identifies best practices and lessons learned in countries around the world, regarding effective and efficient government policies and actions to promote production and export of organic agriculture products. The primary use of the report is as input to the CBTF project

This paper focuses on the trade potential of China and India and assesses the impacts of their export growth on each other as well as on their major trade partners. The analysis reveals that the export structure of China is changing with the export shares of skill intensive and medium to high-technology products increasing and those of labourintensive products decreasing.