Microplastics in the Ganga River - How Dangerous is the Situation?

31 May 2022 | Dr Rina Mukherji

Microplastics in the Ganga River - How Dangerous is the Situation?

Microplastics are recognized as a main source of marine pollution.

Microbeads: A Brewing Environmental Concern

26 Apr 2022 | Nikhil Prakash| | Krishnapriya Nair

The prevalence of microplastics in the environment has become a major global concern. Plastics based on their size are broadly classified as Macro and Microplastics (<5 mm) and enter the environment through various routes.

A link towards integrating informal sector may complete the EPR mechanism

26 Apr 2022

India generates close to 3.46 million tonnes of plastic waste annually and CPCB estimates suggest close to 60% of this waste is recycled.

Water Crisis in India: The World’s Largest Groundwater User

24 Mar 2022

In this article, Anita Khuller says that with increasing news of areas facing water shortages and drought, saving water and using it more efficiently has become the need of the hour. Globally, providing clean drinking water is becoming a bigger challenge with population growth.

Evaluation and Rating of NGOs

09 Mar 2022

The pillars of interest, that is, impact, innovation, and governance, are crucial for the evaluation process of NGOs. In the United States and other developed countries, the grading of NGOs is conducted by third parties. However, in India, the development of a standard model for evaluation is suggested at various platforms.

India's Mining Sector: Towards a Sustainable and Equitable Future

21 Feb 2022 | Ms Mary Abraham

Mining is an important activity for India. With 3527 mining leases for 40 major minerals, extending a total lease area of roughly 315,986 hectares, India is a major producer of crucial minerals. The mineral resource sector has the potential to impact environmental sustainability, social inclusion, and economic development.

स्थिरता और लाभप्रदता के लिए भारतीय कृषि को कुशल बनाना

10 Jan 2022

भारत को खाद्य और पोषण सुरक्षा सुनिश्चित करने के साथ साथ अपने विविध कृषि क्षेत्रों में प्राकृतिक संसाधनों के कुशल उपयोग और भूमि उपयोग प्रणालियों की स्थिरता सुनिश्चित करना भी ज़रूरी है। इसे प्राप्त करने का अर्थ होगा नवाचार, विविधीकरण, व्यावसायीकरण, स्थिरता और मूल्य श्रृंखला में वृद्धि की दक्षता को आगे बढ़ाने के लिए क्षमताओं और कौशल का निर्माण करना।