Sustainable Plastic Waste Management Plan: Defending the fragile ecosystem of Himachal Pradesh

The Sustainable Plastic Waste Management Plan was launched by the Government of Himachal Pradesh in 2009 to systematically and aggressively deal with the environmental threat emanating from non-biodegradable waste. The ban on the use of plastic in Himachal Pradesh has proven to be effective and successful in developing a systematic system of disposing off plastic Read More …

Integrated Basin Development and Livelihood Promotion Programme: Fostering a spirit of entrepreneurship in Meghalaya

The Integrated Basin Development and Livelihood Promotion Programme (IBDLP), a flagship programme, was launched by the Government of Meghalaya in 2012. It aims to develop sustainable and inclusive entrepreneurship through an extensive system of training and capacity building, credit linkage and supply chain development. The programme has brought about significant process re-engineering, facilitating convergent action Read More …

Environment Management Initiative: A unique low-cost model in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

In July 2005, the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology launched an environment management initiative in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar, with the aim to promote environmental conservation and awareness through implementation of rainwater harvesting, effluent treatment and paper recycling. As a result of this initiative, nearly half of the institute campus’ water requirement is Read More …