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Girls’ education should be the centre of women empowerment: Vice President 23.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Girls’ education should be the centre of women empowerment. Addressing the 13th convocation of Jamia Hamdard University, here today, he stressed the need to empower students, especially girls by providing skills, apart from academic excellence to compete in global job market.
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Union HRD Minister presents Swachhata Ranking Awards 2018 for Higher Educational Institutions 1.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar conferred Swachhata Ranking Awards 2018 for higher educational institutionsin New Delhi today. Best 51 higher educational institutions have been selected for Swachhata Ranking Awards in 8 different categories.
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Chennai Buzz: Biometrics at registration, awareness campaign for RWH, longer wait for Metro trains, and more! 11.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Catch up on civic news for the week that went by, as the city makes plans to combat the coming monsoon!
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Rain water harvesting system provided by CPWD. 13.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
To address the problem of depleting ground water resources, CPWD had decided for storage of the rain water and artificial recharge of the ground water by providing rain water harvesting systems in its campuses and works to conserve and use the rain water and augment ground water resources to save it from further depletion.
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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Ambuja Cement continues to lead in water stewardship 24.7.2018 Projects Monitor

As part of its commitment to sustainable development, Ambuja Cements Ltd. continues to scale up its efforts to build more robust and effective water resource management approaches in and around its operations to preserve and conserve this natural resource amidst growing water scarcity which is triggering ecological destabilisation. Aligned with its Group LafargeHolcim’s Sustainable Development […]

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CPWD Planting 50,000 Trees in Delhi- Installing Rain Water Harvesting System and Waste Water Recycling Plant in all its Major Projects as a Part of Water Conservation Measure 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
This is with reference to a news report published in a local daily dated 14.7.2018 based on a Press Conference addressed by DG, CPWD during the celebration of 164th day of the organisation.  The news report has attributed a statement to the DG as regards felling trees in Delhi.
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PM to inaugurate new ASI Headquarters in New Delhi 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), at Tilak Marg in New Delhi on July 12, 2018. The new Headquarters building has been equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including energy efficient lighting and rainwater harvesting.
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21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020 6.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At the bottom of the water index for 2016-17 are Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Haryana, which are major producers of paddy, wheat, along with a host of horticulture crops.
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Swachhata Awards 2018 of MSME Ministry 4.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Giriraj Singh, MoS (I/C) giving away the Swachhata Awards 2018 Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) celebrated Swachhata Pakhwada from 16th to 30th June, 2018. Union Minister of State (I/C),Giriraj Singh distributed the Awards at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi today.
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Plea challenges CRZ clearance to Jaya memorial 26.6.2018 Hindu: Home
HC asks Centre, State government to file their replies within two weeks
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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Water audit at school calls for better management 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Need for proper rainwater harvesting, recycling of water
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Mixed response to proposal to get water from Linganamakki dam 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
One argument is for Bengaluru to harness its resources instead of diverting river water from other regions
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Jaisalmer Military Station to get a makeover to become 'smart' 19.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
While the state government has taken several initiatives under the Smart city Programme, now it is the Indian Army which has undertaken a similar initiative and started development of a military station. The development is expected to provide major boost to the local economy and aid ecological conservation and balance. The Jaisalmer Military Station is being developed into a Smart Armed Forces Station for which a detailed plan has been formulated in consonance with the eight key areas identified by the Central government for development of Smart Cities. A systematic development of habitat is being undertaken incorporating the concept of Smart Building and Green Building Norms. Some of the unique facilities provided in these dwelling units would be rain water harvesting, centralised garbage disposal system, solar water heater, solar security lights, underground electric cabling, LED lighting system, provision of LPG through pipelines, prepaid electricity and water meters, waste disposal chutes, passenger ...
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Accent on harvesting rainwater 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Lieutenant Governor urges PWD to work with Pondicherry University to recharge water table
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Varsity teams to check development works 13.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Special teams, led by teachers of the four government universities in Jodhpur, will visit the villages adopted by them to monitor the progress of deve
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Airport modernisation: panel okays environmental clearance 12.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
MoEF’s appraisal committee lays down conditions
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Monsoon yagna 6.6.2018 Hindu: Opinion
A more modern version of the yagna may have resulted in saving water, if not guaranteeing the monsoon
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‘RWH, a sustainable means of water supply for hotels’ 6.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
‘This water is softened, so that TDS and pH levels are accurate, and later put to use’
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