Experts welcome health assessment mandate for thermal power plant clearance

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has now made it mandatory for all new Thermal Power Plants in the India to comply with “Human Health and Environment” criteria as part of the mandatory clearance procedures. Through an Office Memorandum issued on 19th November 2018, the MoEFCC mandates that a baseline health status within … Continue reading Experts welcome health assessment mandate for thermal power plant clearance

Home Ministry “links” two NGOs to Maoists

This is chilling news. "The Home Ministry has said in its annual report that at least two civil rights groups working for tribal people in Odisha and Jharkhand were allegedly acting as a front organisation for the Maoists and were using “displacement of local communities” as their main plank." Read the rest of the article … Continue reading Home Ministry “links” two NGOs to Maoists