Category Archives: Environment

Development “Beyond GDP”

The fetish for gdp growth has led the world to the brink of environmental and social disasters. There is opulence and poverty side by side. Countries need to evolve right indicators of development that pay attention to things other than economic. Continue reading

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How Excessive And Indiscriminate Sand Mining is Killing Our River Systems

The economic development is fueling the growth of infrastructure and construction activities which is pushing the demand for sand – a vital ingredient of cement concrete and mortar.  In concrete making, each tonne of cement requires 6-7 tonnes of sand … Continue reading

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