Environmental engineering: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Special committee for inter-linking of rivers

To comply with the Supreme Court’s 2012 order, the Union Cabinet has approved the constitution of a ‘special committee for inter-linking of rivers’.  In February 2012, the Supreme Court gave a green signal for interlinking of rivers. As per the Court’s order, the formation of such a committee is necessary to take firm steps to fix ..

Delhi: Delhi Geographical Spatial Data Infrastructure Act 2011

Under the Delhi Geographical Spatial Data Infrastructure Act 2011, which is supposed to be implemented from November 15, 2011, all state departments and civic agencies have to mandatorily access, use and share information on all projects and update Delhi’s spatial database. This database, which is an interconnected 3D global information system, captures the demographics of ..