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Training programme on SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Centre for Science and Environment recognises Social Impact Assessment (SIA) as an important tool to inform decision makers, regulators and stakeholders about the possible social and economic impacts of a development project. To be effective, SIA requires the active involvement of all concerned stakeholders.

Training Programme on EIA of Wind Power Projects

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi is going to organise a hands-on three-day training programme aimed at giving practical exposure to participants on EIA with specific reference to wind power projects. The objective of this programme is to enable stakeholders to understand the likely impacts of the project and allows them to make sound decisions during various stages of project development.

Capacity Building on E-waste and E-waste Rules

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CSR becomes Mandatory, Lok Sabha nod to Companies Bill 2012

Lok Sabha finally approved the impending Companies Bill 2012 on 18th December 2012. The bill tabled in the winter session of the parliament by Ministry of Corporate Affairs supersedes the five decade old Companies Act, 1956 and contains several new provisions and amendments.

When Krishaks become Bhagiraths

The Government of India conferred the National Water Conservation Award on Umakant Umarao, Director of the Rajiv Gandhi Mission for Watershed Management in March 2011 for his outstanding efforts towards water conservation. During his stint as the District Collector of Dewas, Umarao interacted with farmers to understand their problems and realised the importance of harvesting rainwater from some of the pioneering farmers.

Water Statistics

What changes does drip irrigation bring to farming? Study: In a 2010 study, “Impact of Drip Irrigation on Farming System: Evidence from Southern India” by Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, researches examined the before-and-after effects of 50 farms growing bananas that switched from sprinkler irrigation to drip irrigation between 2007 and 2008 in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. The results are as follows: