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Sustainable Development


Monetary valuation of ecosystem key to sustainable development planning: report

January 28, 2022 6:26 pm

IISc academic says accounting of a region’s environmental assets strengthens the case for conservation when there is undue pressure to relax laws to divert forest land.

Sustainable development possible only in pollution-free system: Gujarat CM

August 14, 2021 10:28 pm

“Along with development, Gujarat is concerned about its environment. The government is also so concerned about water. Sustainable development is only possible when a pollution-free system exists,” Vijay Rupani said.

Fourth book in research series by NIPM released

August 03, 2021 9:36 am

The book is based on the concept of ‘Facilitation for future role of HR in Business Sustainability.

IITs, IISc to offer new courses on electric vehicles, IoT, sustainable development through Swayam

July 22, 2021 2:00 pm

Students can request for transfer of credits once they clear the NPTEL certification exam if it is approved by the educational institute they are affiliated with.

Singapore unveils one of the world's biggest floating solar panel farms

July 14, 2021 3:44 pm

The solar panels are designed to last for 25 years and drones will be used to assist with maintenance.

Reimagining cities towards zero waste: A roadmap to resource recovery

June 22, 2021 5:54 pm

How can cities adopt zero waste concepts? To start with make segregation mandatory not optional. As per the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, every generator needs to segregate waste into wet (biodegradable), dry (non-biodegradable) and domestic hazardous waste.

'Why would we want to consume lead, mercury, microplastic': Kajal Aggarwal on why plant-based diet is the need of the hour

April 14, 2021 4:49 pm

"I have been on a plant-based diet for many years now and have absolutely no nutritional concerns/deficiencies," said Kajal Aggarwal

Uptake of vehicles dips substantially

March 06, 2021 3:42 am

The Economic Survey report of 2020-21 stated that the total number of vehicles in Maharashtra stand at 3.86 crore - an increase of 2.3 per cent over last year. The total number of vehicles as per the previous year's report had increased by 6.6 per cent.

Mexico City begins 2021 with ban on single-use plastics

January 02, 2021 5:47 pm

One of the world's biggest cities has prohibited the use of single-use plastic materials including plastic forks, straws and cups. Mexico's capital is striving to revamp its image as an eco-friendly, sustainable city.

UP: CM says all departments, institutions should come together for development of Purvanchal

December 13, 2020 10:42 am

The Chief Minister was virtually addressing the concluding session of the three-day webinar on “Sustainable development: issues, strategies and future direction of Purvanchal” held at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University.


The Wagharis: The unlikely recyclers you don't know of

March 22, 2016 4:40 pm

A photo project on sustainable development focuses on the Waghari community, who exchange old clothes for utensils.