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Micro-irrigation will not only help farmers, but also boost livelihood security in agriculture-related industries, says Ms Sonia Grover, Associate Fellow and Mr Fayaz Ahmed Malla, Research Assistant, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI

The growth trajectory of India will be adversely impacted unless comprehensive measures are undertaken in efficiently managing water resources, say Mr Ankit Tulsyan, Consultant and Ms Mary Abraham, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry division, TERI.

The developed nations' argument that compulsory licensing in India will scare foreign investors, is bogus, says Mr Nitya Nanda, Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division, TERI.

The Railway Minister has made it clear that he is ready to bring a turnaround in the railways by seeking investments for its modernisation and expansion plan, says Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

As a long-term strategy, cities need to switch to a gender sensitive urban development and public transport planning that are responsive to mobility needs and constraints of women, says Ms Akshima T Ghate, Associate Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

Water must be treated as an extremely vital link to resources across many sub-sectors, whose impact stretches across economies, human rights, gender, and vulnerable populations, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

In spite of a few positive statements and announcements that impact the oil and gas sector, considerable omissions remain, says Mr Siddharth Singh, Research Associate, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency division, TERI.

Government needs to reflect on the need for policy follow-up in several directions including social welfare, healthcare and clean energy says Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change division, TERI.