Vivek Meshram

Vivek is an IUCN Commission Member at CEESP- Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy, an Influencer at International Council for Circular Economy (ICCE) and is also aspiring to join the Indian Administrative Service (I.A.S.). He is an enthusiast learner, a vivid observer of Indian polity, economy and environment. He writes about behavioural public policies.

Swachh Bharat Mission: Grameen (SBM-G) Through Behavioural Lens

Sound Public Policies target the minds of the people. They are there to change the behavior of the public to benefit society. One such well-known policy is “Swacch Bharat Mission – Grameen (SBM-G)”. It had shifted its focus from production outputs (i.e. toilet construction) to behavioral outcomes (open-defecation-free [ODF]). It focused on active involvement by …

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Solid Waste Management in India: An Overview, Policy Frameworks, Government Initiatives and Opportunities

Are you someone who throws garbage out on the road? If not, do you throw it in dustbins? Do you dispose the garbage in the municipality’s garbage van or give it to a waste-picker or a rag-picker? Do you wonder where all the solid waste from your households, shops, public spaces and other establishments go? …

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