Mathew Cherian, Chief Executive Officer, HelpAge India, speaking with Ratish Jha, discusses key challenges faced by India’s elderly population and the role of society in redressing them.
K J Ramesh, the Director General of the India Meteorological Department, Government of India.
In conversation with M N Rajeevan, a leading atmospheric scientist and Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India.
In conversation with the leading oceonographer and multi-faceted scientist, M Ravichandran, Director, National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, Goa.
In conversation with Dr M A Atmanand, Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and Chair IOCINDIO (UNESCO)
In conversation with Dr M N Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.
Niti Aayog has undertaken an exercise of measuring India and its states’ and UTs’ progress towards the sustainable development goals (SDGs) for 2030, which translated in the first SDG India Index - Baseline Report 2018. The SDG India Index is endeavoured to give a comprehensive perspective on the social, economic and environmental position of the country and its states and UTs. According to Niti Aayog, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are the top performers in India’s Sustainable...
Most of the seismic activity in Asia occurs in highly deformed orogenic belts and is triggered by active deformations of the crust owing to India-Asia collision zone. However, unusual seismic activity occurs inside the continental Indian Plate (Fig. 1), which is often assumed to be a monolithic unyielding indenter. Although total number of events in the inner parts of the Indian Plate is less than that in the plate boundary zones, such as the Himalayas, the occurrence of strong earthquakes with magnitudes...
In recent times, the Indian judiciary is playing a key role in the development of environmental norms. While various judgements passed by the courts and the National Green Tribunal have sought to prohibit environmentally harmful activities, in the absence of rigorous implementation, little progress has been made so far.
C R Babu, Professor Emeritus, Delhi University speaks with G’nY on the need to preserve the Aravalli ranges, the importance of biodiversity and the ways in which degradation can be checked.