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Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2019

India has made great gains in providing basic sanitation facilities since the start of the millennium, accounting for almost two thirds of the 650 million people globally who stopped practising...

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Impose green cess on polluting vehicles to support EVs: SMEV

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

"We strongly advocate the imposition of a notional green cess on the polluting vehicles and use it to accelerate electric mobility," SMEV Director General Sohinder Gill said in a statement....

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Swachh Bharat has led to reduced ground water contamination

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said that Swachhata affects all aspects of the environment – be it groundwater, surface water, soil or air – as well as health and...

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NTPC's Karsada plant in Varanasi achieves full generation capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

State-owned power producer NTPC Tuesday said its 200 kilo watt (kW) waste-to-energy plant in Karsada has achieved full generation capacity. ...

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Segregate waste at source or face Delhi corporation fines of up to Rs 1L

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2018

The three municipal corporations of Delhi have issued a public notice saying wastemust be segregated at source and failure to segregate, treat and dispose of waste scientifically would allow the...

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Results of Swachh Survekshan-2018 to be out by May: Official

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

The results of the Swachh Survekshan-2018, a government survey to rank 4,203 cities nationwide on the basis of cleanliness, would be announced in the second fortnight of May, a senior official...

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