“The future depends upon what we do today.”
India’s achievements in climate change mitigation strategies
Future Strategy and promises need to be fulfilled
Conclusion: This is the time for ownership and this is the time for responsible action. India has and will continue to do its bit-expecting commensurate multilateral actions with developed countries taking a lead.
Initiatives taken for cleanliness in India
Kayakalp Initiative in detail:
Current Scenario of urban sanitation in India
The Cost of Poor Sanitation
Initiatives taken towards Sustainable Urban Sanitation
Achievements made under ODF+ initiative:
Swachh Survekshan – A Tool for Mission Monitoring and Governance
Eradication of Manual Scavenging and Hazardous Entry
Other Key Enablers: Leveraging Technology, Intensive Behavior Change & Capacity Building of ULBs
Steps need to be taken
Successful Initiatives: Water Management
Environment and Community: How Maharashtra is Investing in Women’s Leadership for Sustainable Development in Water – Stressed Areas
Key Interventions under this initiative:
Environment and Governance: Mitigation of Fluorosis in Rajasthan
Development of Community Radio in India
Benefits of community radio
Community Radio and Disaster Management
Significance of community Radio: During forest fires in summer, landslides in monsoon, etc. rural communities constantly struggle and their isolated situation does not help the cause. Community radio has the power to organize and provide information and connect these communities to the much-needed aid and relief. Also, since the content is in the local dialect it can help curb miscommunication and misinformation in times of panic.
Water and food security towards sustainable and healthy living
Importance of flora in water management and Sustainable Agriculture
Minimizing Chemical Use:
Diversification of Agriculture
Shifting Consumption Patterns
Urban Agriculture through Terrace Gardening
Encouraging innovation in agriculture
The activities of these Padam Shri awardees have to be viewed as a trend of emerging private initiatives in various parts of the country in the challenging area of agricultural extension. These private initiatives have to be tailor-madee to the welfare needs of masses and adopt a practical approach to agriculture diffusing good agricultural practices suited to disparate agro-ecological zones. Their efforts will achieve better results when they work in tandem with governmental and quasi-governmental agencies on addressing key challenges of the times.
Categorization of electronic gadgets
Challenges posed by e-Waste
Sustainable solutions regarding E-waste management
Steps need to be taken in management of Electronic waste in India
Sustainable Development: Coupling Environment management with development
India’s effort in sustainable development while safeguarding the environment
Steps need to be taken
To a large extent, an effective pollution regulating system will reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases. At the operational level, the industries have to be closely monitored by a responsive and competent body. There is a need to improve the capabilities as well as strengthen our regulatory institutions. The Central and state pollution control boards are understaffed and often lack infrastructure. There is an urgent need to strengthen these agencies by recruiting professionals, taking up R&D work and provision of better infrastructural support.
Theme: 2020: Electoral Literacy for a Stronger Democracy
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