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LEGISLATION ON RAINWATER HARVESTING

 

New Delhi

Costs

How much will it cost to catch rain?

When community come together to harvest rain, the per-capita investment goes down. For instance, Panchsheel Park Colony about 1000 residents pooled in Rs 4.5 lakh to harvest more than 170 million litres of water annually.

Training Course on Urban Rainwater Harvesting

Every summer, there is a big hue and cry for drinking water in our cities. Rapid urbanisation and industrialisation is leading to overexploitation and pollution of water resources. It leads to scarcity of water. On the other hand our water demands are increasing day by day.

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Date: March 30 - April 3, 2010
 
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CSE Green Schools Awards 2009

THE STATE AWARDS - Delhi: The Top Three  
           
1st Prize   2nd Prize

The Gobar Times Green Schools Awards and Festival

Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit and noted film personality, Sharmila Tagore gave away awards to the top Green Schools at National level and state level for Delhi schools on February 20th 2010 in New Delhi. 

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Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit and noted film personality, Sharmila Tagore gave away awards to the top Green Schools at National level and state level for Delhi schools on February 20th 2010 in New Delhi.

CSE Special: Moratorium on Bt brinjal: Jairam Ramesh

On February 9, minister of state for environment Jairam Ramesh announced an indefinite moratorium on introducing Bt brinjal.

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On February 9, minister of state for environment Jairam Ramesh announced an indefinite moratorium on introducing Bt brinjal.
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Moratorium on Bt brinjal: Jairam Ramesh

SAVVY SOUMYA MISRA

On February 9, minister of state for environment Jairam Ramesh announced an indefinite moratorium on introducing Bt brinjal—the first genetically modified crop for mass production in India. In doing so, he overruled the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) that had approved commercial cultivation of the food crop on October 14, 2009.

Bt brinjal: a CSE update

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has come out in support of the verdict on Bt-brinjal given here today by Jairam Ramesh, minister of state (independent charge) for environment and forests.

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