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Works to be undertaken in Dehradun, Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar districts in first phase

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

The Government of India has approved Rs 1,400 crore (US$ 200 million) under Urban Infrastructure Development scheme for Secondary Towns for 16 urban areas of Uttarakhand. Expressing happiness at this development, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat thanked the Prime Minister...

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3,880 projects worth ₹1.4 lakh cr tendered out under Centre’s Smart Cities initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Under Smart Cities initiative which is spread over 100 cities about 3,880 projects worth ₹1.41 lakh crore have been tendered, out of a total of about 5,000 projects. Kunal Kumar, Joint Secretary, Smart Cities Mission Director, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, releasing...

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IFC urges Dhaka, Delhi to accept sustainable basin-wide river sharing formula

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

The International Farakka Committee (IFC) has urged Bangladesh and India to opt for a sustainable management of rivers to keep them alive from the points of origin to their outfall into the sea through basin-wide management. In a statement on Friday, the IFC said this has now...

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Unite technology and tradition to solve water crisis in Chennai: Experts

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

There is no single or final solution to Chennai’s water crisis. This emerged on day one of the TOI water conclave where experts, officials and activists engaged in discussion and debate to find...

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IFC Partners with Levi Strauss and Co. to Reduce Emissions, Water Use in Textile Factories

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.), one of the world’s leading brand name apparel companies, signed a cooperation agreement that will help LS&Co....

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NGT directs CPCB to monitor industrial waste discharge

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2018

In a significant order related to monitoring of industrial pollution in the country, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to devise a mechanism to...

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Wastewater from textile mills could power batteries, says study

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2018

A sapphire-coloured dye -- a common industrial pollutant from textile mills -- could be used to build rechargeable batteries for wind farms and solar homes to store electricity, a study has...

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Jaipur: waste water and pay Rs 10K penalty, proposes draft bill

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

Water supply and sewerage system of Jaipur will soon be under an autonomous board. A draft of the bill for constitution of the Jaipur Supply and Sewerage Board (JSSB) bill has been prepared by...

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A&E Commits to Sustainable Textiles, Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemical

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemical (ZDHC) Programme, a collaboration of over 20 leading brands, more than 30 value chain affiliates and 14 associates, has a new addition to the list as A&E...

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Sweetwater Tech Resources to use produced water for reuse in industrial, agricultural processes

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2017

Treated produced water from oil and gas operations could help satisfy water demand from agricultural and industrial water consumers while conserving limited freshwater supplies....

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