User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
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Affordable toilets planned for rural poor 25.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Each toilet to cost ₹20,000; govt. to provide ₹12,000, NGO ₹5,000 as subsidy; the rest to be borne by beneficiaries
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Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula
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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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B'luru civic body, French firm launch waste management study 7.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India] June 7 (ANI): Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and French environmental technology company 3WAYSTE launched a technical feasibility study on waste management in Karnataka's
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Waste-to-energy project: French firm begins feasibility study 7.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Three months after the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and French company 3Wayste to set up a waste-to-e
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Rural house construction – Nadia top district in India 6.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Kolkata, After becoming the first district in the country to be declared open defecation free (ODF), Nadia gets another feather in its cap – number one in Gramin Awaas Yojana. According to a Central Government report, the district achieved the feat for both the 2016-17 and 2017-18 financial years. For 2016-16, 98.06 per cent of the […]
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Ministry of Railways PSU IRCTC introduces bagasse based food packaging to commemorate World Environment Day 2018. 5.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As World Environment Day 2018 celebrations kick off in India, Ministry of Railways PSU IRCTC launched its trial run of environment friendly bagasse based food packaging on 8 select Shatabdis and Rajdhanis originating from New Delhi.
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Where does the plastic waste in Indian cities go? 2.6.2018 Citizen Matters
A reality check on the plastic waste management practices of major Indian cities shows that there has been limited success of anti-plastic policies, even as the country gears up to host World Environment Day 2018, with the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution". »
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World Environment Day 2018 Celebrations Kick Off; 1.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The global celebrations of World Environment Day 2018, being hosted by India, kicked off with a total of three thematic sessions being held at Vigyan Bhawan here today.  Reflecting the “Beat Plastic Pollution” theme of this year’s World Environment Day, the inaugural session focussed on the management of plastic pollution.
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Jaipur: Comptroller and Auditor General empties toilet pit, sets example 19.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Comptroller and Auditor General of India and former IAS officer of Rajastahn Cadre Rajiv Mehrishi set up an example for the bureaucracy when on Thursday he emptied a toilet pit from a twin pit toilet in rural Maharashtra. In this tasks he was joined by secretary in the ministry of drinking water and sanitation Parameswaran Iyer. The pit-cleaning exercise was conducted at Pandharewadi gram panchayat in Daund block of the Pune district. The exercise was basically a step towards dispelling myths, biases and stigmas and setting a precedent that officers who advocate for sanitation and hygiene should practice the same. Several state principal secretaries (sanitation), senior officers of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), and senior officers of Maharashtra government joined in this exercise. At the #ODF Sustainability workshop in #Maharashtra, Additional Chief Secretaries of various states, senior officers of the #SBM & state government officials emptied the pits from twin pit toilets to de-stigmatize ...
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CAG and Secy MDWS empty toilet pit near Pune for Swachh Bharat 17.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Shri ‎Rajiv Mehrishi, and Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Parameswaran Iyer emptied a toilet pit from a twin pit toilet in rural Maharashtra early this morning.
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Sulabh founder to get Nikkel Asia Prize 15.5.2018 General News
Sanitation pioneer and founder of Sulabh International Dr Bindeshwar Pathak has been selected for Japan's most prestigious Nikkel Asia Prize, a statement said on Monday.
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Sulabh International founder awarded Nikkei Asia Prize 14.5.2018 General News
The founder of Sulabh International, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, has been honoured with the Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan for his contribution to Asia's development, an official statement said today. Pathak is among the three who have been conferred with the award. According to an announcement made by the Nikkei Asia Prize Secretariat this morning in Tokyo, he has been described as "an Indian social reformer tackling two of his country's biggest challenges -- poor hygiene and discrimination". Nikkei Inc., one of the largest media corporations in Japan, has been presenting the awards since 1996 to honour people in Asia who have made significant contributions in one of the three areas: Economic and Business Innovation, Science, Technology and Environment and Culture and Community. The prizes will be awarded on June 13 in Tokyo in Japan. Dr Pathak founded the Sulabh International in 1970. It is an NGO that works to promote human rights, environmental sanitation among other social services. The ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Gobardhan scheme launched to generate energy from solid waste 30.4.2018 Zee News : States
Uma Bharti on Monday launched the Gobardhan scheme from Haryana's Karnal district.
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Compost unit set up at Besant Nagar crematorium 27.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Credai is behind this initiative which is part of its larger Clean City Movement
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PFC enters Waste-to-Energy' segment, lends Rs 290 cr to Bawana proj project 16.4.2018 General News
State-run Power Finance Corporation today announced foray into funding waste-to-energy (WTE) projects by lending Rs 290 crore to the Bawana project in Delhi. The country's largest WTE project of 24 MW is being operated by Ramky Group, a PFC statement said. The company said that with this it has forayed into the WTE segment. This plant was commissioned in 2017 and is the third WTE plant of Delhi. It is part of a 2000 TPD (tonne per day) Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management System which includes door to door collection, segregation and transportation of municipal waste from North Delhi, its subsequent processing and disposal. This plant alone handles about 20 per cent Delhi's Municipal Solid Waste. After the waste reaches the processing plant, compost is prepared from the organic portion and after processing, the remaining waste is combusted in the WTE boiler to produce electricity, which is sold through Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) to Delhi DISCOMs. The plant has a unique ...
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100 major events organised to make Swachhta a ‘Jan Andolan’ 10.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal and Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Human Resource Development Dr Satya Pal Singh addressed a joint press conference today, briefing the media on Swachhta Pakhwada 2018 activities organised by the Ministry from 16th March to 31st March 2018.
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No more use and throw? 7.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Post the release of the film, Padman, there has been a lot of discussion on the need for proper menstrual products for women in India. But as importa
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Now, they come battery-operated 4.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Compartments for biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste
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Govt to take scientific approach to regulating mining in Meghalaya 16.3.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, March 16: Expressing the state government’s commitment to regulating mining activities in Meghalaya, Governor Ganga Prasad said that this will be done through a scientific approach which will protect the ecology, the environment and the interests of the people of the state.
Delivering his address on the first day of the budget session here on Friday, the Governor said, “My government is serious on regulation of mining in the state by introducing scientific approach to protect ecology, environment and the interest of the people in accordance with the central mines and mining regulations, taking into account the special features of the state in respect of the land tenure system and local traditional practice of the people.”

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