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05 Feb, 2021

The Mumbai Development Plan (DP), a statutory document which lists policies and proposals for land-use in an area, has undergone a tumultuous journey. 

03 Feb, 2021

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has cut federal allocations to tackle urban air pollution by half, even as India’s cities remain among the most polluted globally

02 Feb, 2021

Budget 2021 has proposed the launch of Hydrogen Energy Mission in this fiscal year.

02 Feb, 2021

Even as forest, wildlife and climate change demand greater focus following the pandemic, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not even make a mention of it in her budget speech.

02 Feb, 2021

The monopoly of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) with regard to running local buses in the City might come to an end. The Union Budget has announced a new scheme to enable private sector players to finance, acquire, operate and maintain over 20,000 buses across the country.

02 Feb, 2021

On February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented India’s first-ever paperless Budget. A lot of reforms were announced on migrant labour, renewable energy, and women and child welfare. Experts from the social sector weigh in.