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  1. Library Resource
    December, 2016

    This is an inderactive portal to help citizrns of Bangalore check if their residence falls on a storm waterdrain. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has notified properties with survey numbers that are encroaching on BBMP website. Our portal makes it easy to access these documents and give a summary view.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017

    The  study is focused on RS and GIS based assessment of forest encroachment in Shimoga district of Karnataka for the years 1990, 2000 and 2010 using Landsat TM/MSS/ETM+ for 1990 and 2000, mid south western part of malnad region of Karnataka state, geographically lies between 13°27' and 14°39' N latitudes and 74°38' and 76°4'E longitudes.

  3. Library Resource

    A Multi-Level Approach

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2010
    Malaysia, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    This report presents the results of extensive work of the smart green infrastructure task force commissioned by the World Bank under the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI). The report benefited from advice, ideas, and information about tigers and tiger-friendly infrastructure development from staff at the World Bank, and from several institutions that promote tiger and biodiversity conservation throughout the world.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2011

    This is a judgment of Supreme Court of India to check grabbing of village common land including ponds and water bodies (called in different names) by unscrupulous persons, political clout, powerful vested interests, corrupt state authorities, etc by fraudulent practices and ensure their protection and safeguard.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    The rural proletariat constitute a substantial proportion of the global poor. Leading better lives is central to their political practices. In this paper, I aim to elaborate the political practices that attend to these aspirations, interrogations and contests. I examine existing approaches to studying political practices of the rural proletariat. I do this with a focus on India, where the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is in force since 2005. I locate the program against the backdrop of neoliberal transformations in India.

  6. Library Resource
    June, 2012

    This study by the World Bank indicates that forests offer vast potential for poverty reduction and rural economic growth in India while also supporting critical national conservation goals. An estimated 275 million people in rural areas depend on forests for at least part of their livelihoods. Forest dwellers, which include a high proportion of tribals, are among the poorest and most vulnerable groups in society. The government of India has adopted Joint Forest Management as a principal approach for community-based forestry.

  7. Library Resource
    India : Alleviating Poverty through Forest Development cover image
    Reports & Research
    September, 2014

    This case study, one of six evaluations
    in a series of country case studies, aims to understand the
    implementation of the 1991 Forest Strategy in World Bank
    operations and to obtain the views of the various
    stakeholders in the country about the involvement of the
    Bank. Each country study examines the overall development of
    the country's forest sector. This naturally includes
    the environmental impacts on forests, such as degradation,

  8. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    India, Global

    The Department of Animal Husbandry,
    Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture of
    Government of India, approached the World Bank to conduct a
    Study on Indian marine fisheries. Accordingly, a team from
    the World Bank was undertook the study with special emphasis
    on marine fisheries in four coastal States viz. Andhra
    Pradesh, Orissa, Karnataka, and Gujarat. A National Study
    Report titled 'Indian marine fisheries sector

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