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Right to Service becomes law in Kerala (India)

On 25th July 2012, the Kerala Legislative Assembly has passed the Right to Service Bill-2012. The Kerala Chief Minister Oommen  Chandy has kept his promise of making available services including domestic water connections to people within a specified time.

 

Plan panel allocates Rs.36,000 cr for rural sanitation in India

Seeking to give a big boost to sanitation in rural areas, Planning Commission has allocated a Rs.3,6000 crores for the 12th Five Year Plan, up from Rs.7800 Crore in the previous Plan.

Emissions set to raise in India and China: UN report

 

Emissions in India and China set to rise as Asia-Pacific region faces mounting challenges in tackling climate change, water scarcity, species extinction and hazardous waste as its economy forges ahead, a UN report has warned.

FANSA-Kerala and the World Walks for Water and Sanitation

 

On the eve of World Water Day-2012, FANSA Kerala Chapter celebrated the event with various activities including World Walks for Water and Sanitation, Seminars, Street-play, Cultural events with recitation of poems by 20 eminent malayalam poets on "rivers, streams, lakes, rain, water, hygiene and waste”.

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