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Ganga: the run of the river

Passing through five states, the Ganga covers 26 per cent of the country’s landmass. Despite the enormous amounts of money spent on cleaning it, the river continues to run polluted. Worse, the pollution is increasing even in stretches that were earlier considered clean

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Ganga: the run of the river

Passing through five states, the Ganga covers 26 per cent of the country’s landmass. Despite the enormous amounts of money spent on cleaning it, the river continues to run polluted. Worse, the pollution is increasing even in stretches that were earlier considered clean

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Junk Food Targeted at children

There is nothing called junk food” – says the food industry. This was the contention that the industry had put forth to a committee set up in 2013 under directions from the Delhi High Court. The committee had been tasked to frame guidelines for junk food in the country. I was a member of the committee, along with extremely dedicated, committed and knowledgeable medical professionals.

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Paper Through Time

 The business of paper manufacturing has been an environmentalist’s nightmare. CSE had rated this industry's performance twice (in 1999 and 2004) and found them wanting on many counts. We continue to track India’s large scale pulp and paper industry. Our 2014 report, published in the form of a fact sheet, concludes the industry has made creditable improvements on several fronts, but it still has a long way to go.

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Montreal Protocol Meeting

"CSE presents its blueprint for resolving the issue of HFCs at the Montreal Protocol in Paris"

Campaigns and Advocacy

  Campaigns and Advocacy  
  CSE's Work on Draft Legal Framework for Conservation and Protection of Inland Wetlands in South Asia  
  Excreta matters: Monthly newsletter on water and pollutants  
  Catch water : CSE’s campaign for people’s water management  
  Capacity Building  
  Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Sustainable Water Management in urban areas,Ministry of Urban Development

Centre for Comprehensive Capacity Building under the JnNURM, Ministry of Urban Development
 
  National Key Resource Centre, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation  
  See also.  
 
South Asia Water Programme
 
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