NASA reveals that air pollution over China has gone down since the coronavirus outbreak

A recent satellite image released by NASA shows that there is a dramatic fall in pollution over China due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The reduction in NO2 pollution was first visible near Wuhan, the city at the center of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, according to NASA scientists, but eventually spread across the country. […]

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The vision of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for the development of the agriculture sector and to increase agricultural production

ICAR has been updating the vision and strategies of research for the holistic development of Indian Agriculture. ICAR has developed perspective plans and vision for 2030 and 2050. These documents provide the strategic framework for innovation-led inclusive and sustainable agricultural growth in the country. The ICAR Institutes under the Council have also prepared their vision […]

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National List of Essential Medicines – India

Essential medicines are those that satisfy the priority healthcare needs of the majority of the population. The essential medicines list needs to be country-specific addressing the disease burden of the nation and the commonly used medicines at primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare levels. The medicines in the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) should be […]

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The Water (Prevention and Control Of Pollution) Act 1974

The quality of water is affected by human activities and is declining due to the rise of urbanization, population growth, industrial production, climate change, and other factors. The resulting water pollution is a serious threat to the well-being of water of its rivers. The discharge of oxygen‐demanding substances, toxic wastes, and hot substances, suspended solids […]

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