Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
The Union health ministry and the deputy chairperson of the Planning Commission have been issued notices by the Delhi High Court on a petition alleging under-utilisation of funds for health services. The division bench comprising Chief Justice S N Variava and Justice S K Mahajan have asked the respondents to file replies by August 4. The Health ministry had failed to use Rs 84.50 crore during 1995-96. This rose to Rs 121.96 crore during 1996-97 and Rs 148.90 crore during 1997-98, the petition said. It added that the under-utilisation of funds had affected the health services in the country.