Decentralised Sludge Management Systems

Existing situation in India Treatment capacity is available for only 37 per cent of the 62,000 million litres of sewage generated in urban India daily, thus creating a wide gap between sewage generated and treated. Untreated sewage is dumped into rivers or lakes, thus...

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

About NDMA On 23 December 2005, the Government of India enacted the Disaster Management Act, which envisaged the creation of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), headed by the Prime Minister, and State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMAs) headed by...

Rail Safety and Related Aspects

Issues with Indian Railways Old Track and Poor State of Rolling Stock. The railway transport has lagged behind the requirement due to inadequate investment. Large number of passengers travels without purchasing tickets. The incidence of railway accidents in our...

The Backlash Against China is Growing

Belt and Road Initiative China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) which seeks to invest about $8 trillion in infrastructure projects across Asia, Europe and Africa has come under intense scrutiny, not least due to suspicions over China’s intent behind the ambitious...

Electricity: Problems and Prospects

The status of electricity coverage As per the central government’s report, all Indian villages have become electrified. Regardless of the tall claims by the government of bringing electricity to more than 18,000 villages that were submerged in darkness, the reality of...