National Urban Policy

Context: National Urban Policy is the need of the hour as India is in the midst of a major urbanisation boom. With increased opportunities, urbanisation also poses various challenges to our country. Statistical data – As per Census 2011, 377 million Indians comprising 31.1% of the total population lived in Read More …

India Among Top Ten Nations in the World in Terms of Forest Area

Context: Releasing the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2017, Dr. Harsh Vardhan pointed out that India ranks among the top ten countries of the world in terms of forest area, despite the fact that none of the other 9 countries has a population density of more than 150 persons Read More …