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Total Forest and Tree Cover rises to 24.56 percent of the total geographical area of the Country

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Newdelhi:30/12/19:The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar today released the biennial “India State of Forest Report (ISFR)”, in New Delhi. The report is published by the Forest Survey of India (FSI) which has been mandated to assess the forest and tree resources of the country including wall-to-wall forest cover mapping in a biennial cycle. Starting ...

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First National Protocol to Enumerate Snow Leopard Population in India Launched

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Newdelhi:23/10/19:In a major boost towards protecting and conserving Snow Leopards, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Shri Prakash Javadekar launched the First National Protocol on Snow Leopard Population Assessment in India, on the occasion of International Snow Leopard Day. Snow Leopard enumeration of the Nation, which is the first of its kind, has been developed by scientific ...

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CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development & adoption of green technologies

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Newdelhi:12/7/19: Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs, while recognizing the crucial role played by CPWD ever since its formation in July 1854 in constructing infrastructure essential to the growth of the country, stated that CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development and adoption of green technologies. The development of the ...

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One day National workshop on Loss and Damage in India

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Newdelhi:16/4/19:A one-day National Consultation on Loss and Damage, to deliberate and brainstorm on emerging perspectives on approaches to assess, minimise and address climate-related loss and damage, was hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in New Delhi today. The workshop was inaugurated by Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Dr. P. K. Mishra, who mentioned that ...

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Zarina Wahab And Barkha Bisht featuring In Modi Biopic

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Mumbai:16/2/19:The makers of PM Narendra Modi biopic has roped in veteran actor Zarina Wahab and Barkha Bisht to play the role of Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi and wife Jashodaden in the film.Veteran actor Zarina will be seen playing the mothers role and television actor Barkha Bisht will be playing of Narendra Modi’s wife in the film.Producer Sandip Ssingh said, ...

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State Bank of India launched its second edition of annual flagship programme ‘SBI Green Marathon’

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Bhubaneswar:3/2/19 :Country’s largest bank State Bank of India today launched its second edition of annual flagship programme ‘SBI Green Marathon’ to promote sustainability. Praveena Kala, CGM, Bhubaneswar Circle and Pushan Mahapatra, MD & CEO, SBI General Pvt Ltd. SBI flagged off the event that witnessed nearly 3000 enthusiastic runners in Bhubaneswar. Kalpana Dash— first Odia mountaineer to scale Mt. Everest, Anuradha ...

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Inaugural issue of Jal Charcha released

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Newdelhi:9/1/19:Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari released the inaugural issue of the monthly magazine of the Ministry – Jal Charcha – in New Delhi on 8th of January,2019 Stressing on the need to implement successful practices in water conservation around the World, Shri Gadkari said that several steps in this direction have been taken in ...

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Konark Festival Audience were left spellbound by intense performances in the genre of dance-drama

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Konark: 3/12/18;The audience present at Konark Festival were today left spellbound by intense performances in the genre of dance-drama. A presentation in Odissi dance was performed by a troupe from Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre, Bhubaneswar. The dance drama Leela Madhuri enacted by Odissi Research Centre depicted love and courtship between Radha and Krishna. The choreography was based on ...

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IIT Kanpur working on project for reconstructing the Ganga of the past using Corona Archival imagery

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  Newdelhi:15/11/18:   National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organized a brainstorming session on World GIS Day 2018 in New Delhi yesterday, with the theme ‘G-Governance of Namami Gange programme through Geospatial Technology’. The objective of the session was to share the knowledge on use and application of geospatial technology for monitoring and management of various activities being undertaken under Namami Gange Programme, ...

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National Green Tribunal slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore on CESU in the wake of the electrocution of seven elephants

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New Delhi:30/10/18: In the wake of the electrocution of seven elephants inside the forest near Kamalanga village in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on October 26, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore on the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU). Notably, the green panel had filed a case suo motu against CESU over the incident ...

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