Issues, concerns, policies, programmes, conventions, treaties and missions aimed at environment protection, and dealing with the problem of climate change

Environmental legislation The awareness and consideration for environment covers several environmental issues such as pollution of water, air and soil, land degradation, industrialization, urbanization, depletion of natural resources etc. Environmental Law plays a very crucial and important role in regulating the use of natural resources and in protecting the environment. The success of environmental legislations … Read more Issues, concerns, policies, programmes, conventions, treaties and missions aimed at environment protection, and dealing with the problem of climate change

National mission for sustainable agriculture

National mission for sustainable agriculture Sustaining agricultural productivity depends on quality and availability of natural resources like soil and water. Agricultural growth can be sustained by promoting conservation and sustainable use of these scarce natural resources through appropriate location specific measures. Indian agriculture remains predominantly rainfed covering about 60% of the country’s net sown area … Read more National mission for sustainable agriculture

Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI)

Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI) Physical Quality of Life Index (P.Q.L.I) was developed by famous economist Morris David in 1979 for 23 developed and developing countries. Morris David used the following three indicators to prepare a composite index known as Physical Quality of Life Index: Life Expectant Rate (L.E.I) Infant Mortality Rate (I.M.I) Basic … Read more Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI)

Debt and Investment in India: Current Status, Growth and Development experience including Natural Resource Management

Debt and Investment in India: Current Status Debt status Government liabilities  have been broadly classified as debt contracted against the Consolidated Fund of India (defined as Public Debt) and liabilities in the Public Account, called Other Liabilities. Public debt is further classified into internal and external debt. Internal debt consists of marketable debt and nonmarketable … Read more Debt and Investment in India: Current Status, Growth and Development experience including Natural Resource Management

Modern and emerging technologies and initiatives in the State of Himachal Pradesh

Biotechnology policy of himachal pradesh Biotechnology is a fast developing field with activities and uses covering the entire spectrum of human life. Biotechnology, which involves the fusion of biology and technology, is the technology based on the understanding of life incorporating various aspects of biology, medicine, chemistry, engineering and informatics. Biotechnology is formally defined as … Read more Modern and emerging technologies and initiatives in the State of Himachal Pradesh

Techniques of irrigation and soil conservation’s and soil health cards

Techniques of irrigation and soil conservations and soil health cards Techniques of irrigation Surface Irrigation In this method water flows and spreads over the surface of the land. Varied quantities of water are allowed on the fields at different times. Hence, flow of water under surface irrigation comes under unsteady flow. As a result it … Read more Techniques of irrigation and soil conservation’s and soil health cards

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is variously referred to as a think tank or monitoring group. Its stated goals include fostering economic development and cooperation; fighting poverty; and ensuring the environmental impact of growth and social development is always considered. Over the years, it has … Read more Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) UNCTAD is the part of the United Nations Secretariat dealing with trade, investment, and development issues. The organization’s goals are to: “maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries and assist them in their efforts to integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis. … Read more United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)