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To protect the Sundarbans, Delhi and Dhaka must unite

Between the two countries, a joint commission on the Sundarbans with a joint secretariat could be set up to plan and implement climate resilience of the Sundarbans and communities dependent on this ecosystem.

Both Bangladesh and India recognised the ecological importance of the Sundarbans early on. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Both Bangladesh and India recognised the ecological importance of the Sundarbans early on. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 29, 2022 07:55 PM IST
By, Uttam Kumar Sinha

South Asian nations must collaborate on climate

Countries could establish a South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation Climate Fund, which could pay for adaptation and mitigation initiatives with a strong focus on innovations, joint R&D, technology transfer, knowledge exchange, and capacity building.

An Indian worker splashes water on his face to cool himself on a hot summer afternoon in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India, June 13 (AP)
An Indian worker splashes water on his face to cool himself on a hot summer afternoon in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India, June 13 (AP)
Updated on May 15, 2022 07:41 PM IST
BySanjay Gupta and Uttam Kumar Sinha

Development has become a core issue in Indian politics

This will this lead to superior development outcomes and also ensure robust social and economic growth across the country

The electoral success of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab is an outcome of the people’s desire for change and marks a shift towards a more people-responsive government and improved provision of services. In Tamil Nadu, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) had great success in municipal elections, partly thanks to the successful implementation of programmes. (HTPHOTO)
The electoral success of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab is an outcome of the people’s desire for change and marks a shift towards a more people-responsive government and improved provision of services. In Tamil Nadu, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) had great success in municipal elections, partly thanks to the successful implementation of programmes. (HTPHOTO)
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 04:49 PM IST
BySanjay Gupta and Uttam Kumar Sinha

Climate crisis: Why India must focus on adaptation

Several State-run social sector programmes need reimagining. Shouldn’t the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana enable the construction of climate and disaster resilient housing? Shouldn’t the Har Ghar Jal Yojana aim to harness sustainable water sources? The local development plans at the block and panchayat levels need to focus on developing climate-resilient systems, livelihoods, and assets, both public and private.

Infrastructure must be redesigned to meet resilience standards. Investments in early warning systems and climate and disaster resilient infrastructure will minimise the loss of lives, livelihoods, and assets in the event of a disaster. Fortunately, the majority of such infrastructure in India is yet to be built. (REUTERS)
Infrastructure must be redesigned to meet resilience standards. Investments in early warning systems and climate and disaster resilient infrastructure will minimise the loss of lives, livelihoods, and assets in the event of a disaster. Fortunately, the majority of such infrastructure in India is yet to be built. (REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 06:54 PM IST
BySanjay Gupta and Uttam Kumar Sinha

Design Education – Finding the Right Mix

Design industry is evolving and just like every other walk of life, is getting peppered by technology driven innovation, revolutionary digital practices and growing visual imagery. Offering a unique amalgamation of creativity and technology, design has become an integral part of the human life in the digital age, thus fuelling innovation and redefining trends.

(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Oct 16, 2019 01:57 PM IST
New Delhi | ByDr Sanjay Gupta

Patently lagging

India is poised to reap the rewards in a growing global economy, but its warts are showing in the culture of building patents, writes Sanjay Gupta.

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Updated on Sep 27, 2007 09:04 PM IST
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