Category Archives: Enviroment

Indian Agriculture: Examining the Pulses !!

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He hails from a farmer family in Northern…

Solar-powered coaches: IISc team projects annual savings of 7,200 units

  Fitting a solar panel module on the roof of a railway coach can yield more than 7,200 units of electricity every year. If implemented on all 63,511 coaches in…

Indian Agriculture : Sustainability and Design Intervention

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ) This blog-series under the title of ‘Indian…

IPCC Synthesis Report: Explained

  IPCC’s Synthesis Report released in Copenhagen on Sunday reiterates that human activities are having an “unequivocal” and “irreversible” warming effect on the Earth’s climate system. What is the Synthesis…

Green Politics: Decoded

    By: Suchak Patel    The whole political debate related to Green politics centralized to one question: Why international Cooperation is difficult to achieve on environmental issues ? There…

Breeding centre for Great Indian Bustard

  Finally, there seem to be some serious efforts in saving the Great Indian Bustard that is on the brink of extinction. A conservation and breeding centre for the bird…

Delhi has the worst air quality – WHO

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently released its 2014 version of the Ambient Air Pollution (AAP) database revealed that thirteen of the dirtiest 20 cities were Indian. Delhi tops…

Importance of Shola Forest: A critical Observation

      Author: Mr Michel Danino ( Author is a well known nature conservationist and Author of many good books on Indian History, Culture and Enviroment. Originally from France, in…

An analysis of CSR provisions in companies bill 2013

  Author: Akshay Thakre Corporate Social Responsibility is defined as a built-in, self-regulating mechanism whereby a business monitors and ensures its active compliance with the spirit of the law, ethical standards,…

Multipurpose river valley projects: Retrospection is needed

  By: Vipin Khokad   Multipurpose river valley projects in India were started with the basic aim of meeting the critical requirements of irrigation for agriculture, electricity for industries and flood…