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Mahindra World City Confluence 2019 Pushes Towards The Rise of Resilience

Mahindra World City Confluence 2019 Pushes Towards The Rise of Resilience

Corporate Greening
Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited, the Real Estate and Infrastructure Development arm of the Mahindra Group, successfully concluded the fifth edition of Confluence (2019), its thought leadership platform on 13 February, 2019. The knowledge forum took place in New Delhi on the theme of Thinking Cities: The Rise of Resilience mainly focusing on the role of society, policy-makers and corporate in making cities more resilient to shocks, stress and uncertainty. The event was joined by various national and international leaders and experts from different fields such as Lord Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government, London School of Economics & Political Science; Mr. Arun Maira, Management Consultant and Former Member of Planning Commission of India; Dr. Tia Kansa...
MGNREGA Extends Helping Hand in the Fight Against Climate Change

MGNREGA Extends Helping Hand in the Fight Against Climate Change

Green Alert
The fight against climate change just got a shot in the arm! A study carried out in 15 villages, involving more than 2,057 households who are direct beneficiary of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) notes a reduction in the vulnerability of these households to climate risks. Increased area under plantations and orchards has been contributing to alternate incomes, increased employment generation and reduced migration in these people. Further, improved water availability and soil fertility is reported to be resulting in increased crop production with the consequence that the MGNREGS is leading to multiple environmental and socioeconomic benefits for the people at large. The synthesis report which brought forward these findings has been prepared by ...

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