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.
Dr Kailasavadivoo Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation speaks with G’nY on the importance of geospatial technology in combating natural disasters like floods.
M S Swaminathan, renowned plant geneticist is known for his advocacy of sustainable agricultural practices and ‘evergreen revolution’. Talking to G’nY, he flags a few crucial concerns facing agriculture in the present day.
Professor, Ranchi University, talks with G’nY about various crucial issues concerning India’s socio-economic contours.
Analysis of voter choice is essential for influencing and predicting voting behaviour. This paper studies the newspaper reading habit of voters and the manner in which it engages the voters and influences the outcomes.
O P Rawat, Chief Election Commissioner of India, speaks with G’nY on the feasibility of simultaneous elections, state funded elections and the shortcomings of our electoral system.
Rakesh Kumar, Director, CSIR- NEERI, Nagpur talks to G’nY about the impact of air pollution and the measures being taken to reduce its levels in Delhi.
B H Anil Kumar, Executive Director, NIDM, speaks with G’nY on disaster management and explains how the related risks can be mitigated.
In conversation with D K Aswal, Director, National Physical Laboratory, where he interactively highlights the importance of a quality measurement standard in the nation, apart from various innovations of the prestigious Institute.