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Cheetah Task Force to suggest and advice on development of tourism infrastructure

Newdelhi:7/10/22;Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has constituted a Task Force for monitoring Cheetah introduction in Kuno National Park, Madhya Pradesh and other suitable designated areas. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) would facilitate the working of Cheetah Task Force and render all necessary help.  The Task Force shall be in-force for a period of two years.  This task ...

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Office of PSA to celebrate Swachhta Saarthi Samaroh 2022

Newdelhi:28/9/22:To celebrate the completion of the first year of the Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship (SSF), the Waste to Wealth Mission of the Office of Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India is hosting a two-day event, ‘Swachhta Saarthi Samaroh’ on 30th September and 1st October 2022 at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government ...

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Project cheetah to reestablish the species in its historical range in India

Neewdelhi:17/8/22:Project Cheetah is an ambitious project undertaken by Government of India which aims to re-establish the species in its historical range in India. Reintroduction of wild species particularly the Cheetah is being undertaken as per the IUCN guidelines and the processes like disease screening, quarantine of release candidates as well as transportation of live wild animals across continents requires careful ...

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PM lauds the efforts of Elephant conservationists on World Elephant Day

Newdelhi:12/8/22:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has lauded the efforts of Elephant conservationists on the occasion of World Elephant Day. The Prime Minister also expressed happiness upon rising in the number of elephant reserves in the last 8 years. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said; “On #WorldElephantDay, reiterating our commitment to protect the elephant. You would be ...

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Tiger Range Countries Have Done A Commendable Job On The Wild Tiger Front: Bhupender Yadav

New Delhi:10/8/22: Pre-summit meeting of the Tiger Range Countries as a prelude to the Tiger Range Countries Summit scheduled to be held at Valadivostak, Russia, is currently in progress in New Delhi. In his Ministerial address session, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupender Yadav, welcomed the senior officials of TRCs and said that India is happy ...

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India-Namibia sign an MoU on wildlife conservation and sustainable biodiversity utilization

Newdelhi:20/7/22:Government of India and Government of the Republic of Namibia have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on wildlife conservation and sustainable biodiversity utilization, today, for establishing the cheetah into the historical range in India. The MoU facilitates development of a mutually beneficial relationship to promote wildlife conservation and sustainable biodiversity utilization based on the principles of mutual respect, ...

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Under Amrit Mahotsav, NHAI Plants around 1.25 lakh Saplings in a Single Day

Newdelhi:17/7/22:Under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, NHAI organized a nationwide plantation drive and planted around 1.25 lakh saplings in one day through simultaneous plantations at 114 identified locations. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, launched this day-long initiative at Nagpur. NHAI aims to achieve75 lakh plantations by 15th August 2022 to mark the Amrit Mahotsav, celebrating 75 years of ...

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India’s largest floating solar power project commissioned

Newdelhi:1/7/22:Indi’s largest floating Solar Power Project is now fully operational. NTPC declared Commercial Operation of the final part capacity of 20 MW out of 100 MW Ramagundam Floating Solar PV Project at Ramagundam, Telangana with effect from 00:00 hours of July 01, 2022. With the operationalization of the 100-MW Solar PV Project at Ramagundam, the total commercial operation of Floating ...

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75 sea beaches to be cleaned up across the country for 75 days:Dr Jitendra Singh

Newdelhi:16/5/22:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today chaired a meeting to review preparations for the upcoming “International Coastal Cleanup Day 2022” on 17th September 2022 at Prithvi Bhavan, Ministry of Earth Sciences headquarters here. The Union Minister ...

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Scientists discover almost 35 million years old rare snake fossil from Ladakh

Scientists have reported spotting of the fossil of a Madtsoiidae snake from the molasse deposits of Ladakh Himalaya for the first time indicating their prevalence in the subcontinent for much longer time than previously thought. Madtsoiidae is an extinct group of medium-sized to gigantic snakes, firstly appeared during the late Cretaceous and mostly distributed in the Gondwanan landmasses, although, their ...

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