Once water resilient, mining-affected villages in Goa now entirely dependent on government tankers for supply
Opencast iron ore mining reduces the groundwater table and causes surface water pollution. The village of Pissurlem in the mining-belt of north-east Goa used to be brimming with water; it is now entirely dependent on government tankers.
Green economics is robust enough for policy makers to assess impact of their decisions: Pavan Sukhdev
He considers the Prize as a recognition for environmental economics but rues that India did not take the process forward.
This project is considered to be the pet project of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who launched in 2018.
'Though the EU has directed Indian carriers to submit emission details of their aircraft by March 31, 2012, no Indian carrier is submitting them in view of the position of the government.' said Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh.