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WB approves scheme for sustainable management of ground water

By : editor_2, Feb 8, 2019

The World Bank has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana, a Rs 6,000 crore scheme, for sustainable management of ground water with community participation, the Government...

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Norwegian PM inaugurates unique Green Embassy building in Delhi

By : editor_2, Jan 9, 2019

 In a unique move a new green compound at the Royal Norwegian Embassy here was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg. She is in the capital for a 2- day official visit. ...

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ADB approves $500 mn for Tamil Nadu water supply, sewerage, drainage infrastructure

By : editor_2, Sep 26, 2018

The board of directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $500 million for a multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) that will develop climate-resilient water...

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City in Gujarat gets country’s first certified green police station building

By : editor_2, Aug 27, 2018

 This police station has been awarded green building status by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). In fact, Harni has become the first police station in the country to get a silver rating...

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Sustainability Outlook Partners with Nispana Innovative Platforms for National Summit – Sustainable Water & Sanitation Summit 2018 – Bangalore, India

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

India is the second most populous country in the world, with more than 1 billion citizens. 163 Million People lack access to safe water and 210 Million people lack access to improved sanitation...

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Jaipur: waste water and pay Rs 10K penalty, proposes draft bill

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

Water supply and sewerage system of Jaipur will soon be under an autonomous board. A draft of the bill for constitution of the Jaipur Supply and Sewerage Board (JSSB) bill has been prepared by...

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Government sets up committee for water management in north-east

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2017

With the aim of helping India’s flood-ravaged north-east, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has set up a high-level committee to evolve a strategy for management of the region’s...

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Subject Tags: India , Water Management

Government to focus on creating water grid on par with power grid: Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

Making e-autorickshaws a common sight in rural India, creating a water grid that is on par with power grid and constructing 17 highways-cum-airstrips are the government's priorities and it will start work on them this year, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.

After...

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Kolhapur Municipal Corporation to test treated water every week

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) has independently started testing the treated waste water samples from sewage treatment plant (STP) at Kasba Bawada.

The decision has been taken after the draft environment status report (ESR) prepared by a third party slammed...

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Haryana executing solar power-run micro irrigation project

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 28, 2017

The Haryana government is executing a unique solar power-run micro irrigation pilot project under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna (PMKSY), an official said today.

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