A human-centred agenda needed for a decent future of work

GENEVA (ILO News) – The ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work  has called on governments to commit to a set of measures in order to address the challenges caused by unprecedented transformational change in the world of work. Co-chaired by South African President…

Himalayan glacier recedes as climate change hits home

Chaturangi glacier, a tributary of the Gangotri glacier, is retreating at a “considerable rate” and may vanish in the future, according to a research paper accepted to be published in the Current Science journal’s February edition. The retreating glacier is another…

Fresh auctions for power pacts likely soon

New Delhi: The government is likely to launch a fresh round of auction of power purchase contracts while also allowing escalation and fixed charges to power companies in a bid to alleviate stress in the sector. Ahead of polls and setting in of summer demand, the…




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Environics Trust is a not for profit research and community development organisation and an enabling institution. Environics conducts participatory research on issues of environmental and human behavior and uses these outcomes for innovative community development programmes. Environics provides research and evaluatory services to International, National, State and Local Institutions and directly works with marginalised communities such as those in the mountain regions, tribals and communities adversely affected by mining and industrialisation

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