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Trajectory of India’s Urban Development

Post-independence, India’s urban development trajectory can be broadly divided in three stages. The first stage spanned 15 years (First to Third Five Year Plans) and the approach was fragmented. The first three Plans were marked by efforts towards housing provisions, slum clearance and rehabilitation. The Second Five Year Plan (FYP) provided for the creation of […]

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New DBT paradigm in the Budget

By transferring cash directly to beneficiaries a paradigm shift can be brought about in the development programs of the Government. This will completely change the game of development and bring rapid benefits for the people. Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) will include direct, cash transfer, conditional cash transfer, vouchers and cash for work. The implementation challenge […]

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TERAFIL WATER FILTER—AN AFFORDABLE CLEAN WATER SOLUTION

A Towering Success of CSIR Water, albeit being an abundant resource and elixir of life, is not always safe to drink. Unsafe drinking water poses a grave risk of water borne diseases to over 800 million people in rural India, including diarrhoea in children. CSIR has been instrumental in developing a gamut of indigenous technologies […]

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AMRUT – Rejuvenating Urban India – Transforming India through Reforming Processes

Cities are engines of economic growth. Cities accelerate economic development and revive economic growth. Currently, India is under immense pressure of increasing population and consequent urbanization that is taking place. In view of rapid pace of Indian Urbanization provisioning of basic household services and amenities (e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport etc.) in cities may […]

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CSIR Takes Steps for Nurturing Nature

‘The most unique feature of the Earth is the existence of life, and the most extraordinary feature of life is its diversity’ (Cardinale et al., 2012) Biodiversity is inextricably linked to human wellbeing due to its influence on ecosystem services, functions and climate regulation, thereby necessitating conservation of biodiversity. India has some of the world’s […]

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January 19, 2017
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As a newborn steps into this world with its first cry, the mother’s pivotal role in satisfying her baby’s need for sustenance becomes all too clear....
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