Analysis: How did mountain states fared in Swachh Survekshan 2020?

By Gautam Kumar The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) today declared the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020. Hardeep Puri, Minister, MoHUA declared the results of the fifth edition at a virtual event, Swachh Mahotsav. The Survekshan was carried out in 4,242 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) from 4th to 31st January 2020. In the overall rankings, Indore (Madhya Pradesh) for the fourth time in a row … Continue reading Analysis: How did mountain states fared in Swachh Survekshan 2020?

To prove Modi’s claims on India’s conservation efforts true, environment ministry needs to correct its conduct

By Rishabh Shrivastava As the BJP government faces a serious backlash from civil society and opposition on draft environment impact assessment notification 2020, PM Modi announced a slew of green decisions that his government will implement in the coming times. On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Narendra Modi shared several plans that the government is working on to create an environment-friendly India. One of the key … Continue reading To prove Modi’s claims on India’s conservation efforts true, environment ministry needs to correct its conduct

Bhopal’s Public Bicycle Sharing Project: Best example of improved urban transport system

Cities would be encouraged to explore the possibility of a public bicycle program, where people can rent a bicycle for use in specially designated areas -National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP), 2006 This vision as enshrined under the NUTP, 2006 became the background for introducing the public bicycle sharing programme in Bhopal. The concept of a public bicycle sharing program is being earnestly endorsed by the … Continue reading Bhopal’s Public Bicycle Sharing Project: Best example of improved urban transport system