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Releases Vision Plan (2021-2031) for Indian zoos to upgrade them to global standards

Kevadia:12/10/21:The two-day national conference for zoo directors and veterinarians organized by Central Zoo Authority and hosted by Sardar Patel Zoological Park, Kevadia, Gujarat concluded. In his special address at the valedictory, Union Minister for Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, Shri BhupenderYadav, congratulated everyone for their efforts at species conservation and reiterated the importance of all-around protection of wildlife, wild habitats, ...

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Rs.9,262 Crore allocated as Central grant to 8 NE States under JJM in 2021-22

Newdelhi:15/9/21:The Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will be chairing a one-day Conference of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Ministers of North-Eastern States on Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) on 16th September, 2021. The conference, scheduled to be held at Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati is to be attended by Ministers-in-charge of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) from ...

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Women and Child Development Minister inaugurates NUTRI GARDEN at All India Institute of Ayurveda

Newdelhi:1/9/21; Initiating series of programs under month-long Poshan Maah 2021, the Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani said that the need of hour is to provide the knowledge about how the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda intervention can be effectively utilized to address the nutrition requirement of the nation. WCD Minister inaugurated NUTRI GARDEN to mark the ...

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National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) had organised ‘Re-Imagining Urban Rivers’

New Delhi:19/8/21: National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) had organised ‘Re-Imagining Urban Rivers’, a national level thesis competition in September 2020, under a joint project that the two organizations are implementing to promulgate river- sensitive development in our cities. This is a first of its kind initiative to engage young minds to ...

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All India Elephant and Tiger population estimation exercise to be done in convergence for the first time in 2022

Newdelhi:12/8/21: Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupender Yadav today released the population estimation protocol to be adopted in the exercise to be taken up for the All India elephant and tiger population estimation in 2022. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), for the first time is converging elephant and tiger population estimation, the protocol ...

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India’s 14 Tiger Reserves get Global CA/TS recognition for good Tiger Conservatio

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupendra Yadav today said that Tiger Conservation is a symbol of conservation of forests and under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the approach of the Government of India has been an inclusive one integrating scientific & traditional knowledge along with people’s participation which is vital for the conservation of ...

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World has waited long enough for the delivery of promised Climate finance and technologies at low cost: Bhupender Yadav

Newdelhi:23/7/21:On the second and concluding day of the G20 summit, Shri Bhupender Yadav, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change stressed that the G20 must respond to the call of science for urgent global climate action in this decade. The G20 Energy and Climate Joint Ministerial Meeting held today at, Naples, Italy was attended virtually by the Indian delegation from ...

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600 Railway Stations have been certified for implementation of the Environment Management System to ISO: 14001 in the last two years

Newdelhi:4/6/21:Indian Railways (IR) is working in mission mode to become the largest Green Railways in the world and is moving towards becoming a “net zero carbon emitter” before 2030. Railways is guided by a holistic vision of being an environment friendly, efficient, cost effective, punctual and a modern carrier of passengers as well as freight in order to serve the ...

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Innovative Patient-Friendly Saline Gargle RT-PCR Testing Method

Nagpur:28/5/21:Ever since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, India has been making multiple strides in augmenting its testing infrastructure and capacity. Scientists of Nagpur-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have achieved another milestone in this journey, with the development of a ‘Saline Gargle RT-PCR Method’ for testing COVID-19 samples. A Method ...

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Depression very likely to move north-north-westwards and intensify into a Cyclonic Storm by 24th May morning

Newdelhi:23/5/21:  Latest satellite imageries and Ocean Buoy observations indicate that yesterday’s low-pressure area which became well marked over the east-central Bay of Bengal in the same evening has concentrated into a depression over the east-central Bay of Bengal and lay centered at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 23rd May 2021 near latitude 16.1°N and longitude 90.2°E, about 560 km north-northwest of Port ...

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