Topic: National water policy
Mihir Shah, who headed high-level committee that drafted National Water Policy 2020, says impact of dam construction on river flows was under scrutiny, owing to concerns over river rejuvenation.
Mihir Shah, who headed the panel that drafted National Water Policy, says crop diversification, without endangering national food security, is important for resolving water crisis.
Panel headed by water policy expert Mihir Shah, tasked with updating 2012 National Water Policy, submitted recommendations to Jal Shakti ministry last month.
Govt spend on water resources is five times lower than on farmers’ credit, crop insurance. Of this, only 3% is spent on flood management.
Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.
From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.
What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.