FEB 2017
Special Report
The 2016 Draft Wetland Rules:Would these Help in Conserving our Wetlands?

Wetlands are the foundations of biological diversity that provide the water and productivity upon which innumerable species of plants and animals depend for subsistence. In this report, Dr Rina Mukherji, while extoling the prime importance of wetlands and water bodies, highlights some of the provisions of the Draft Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016. She tries to find out that with the 2016 Rules seeking to do away with the Central Wetlands authority, and vest all powers to conserve wetlands in the respective states, are our states capable and equipped to manage these vital water bodies?

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to

Matt Carr
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