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G20’s ECSWG to focus on promotion of Blue Economy alongwith Coastal Sustainability

G20’s ECSWG to focus on promotion of Blue Economy alongwith Coastal Sustainability

🕔18:36, 21.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The first G20 environment meeting under G20 India Presidency will be held from February 9-11 in Bengaluru. Officials said that four meetings of the Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) are scheduled to be hosted

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UP govt to plant 35 cr trees this year

UP govt to plant 35 cr trees this year

🕔15:56, 17.Jan 2023

Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government, this year, will plant 35 crore trees as part of the annual plantation drive. Minister of state for environment, forest and climate change (independent charge), Arun Kumar Saxena said that the preparations for

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India makes plea at COP15 to boost nature funding

India makes plea at COP15 to boost nature funding

🕔09:44, 18.Dec 2022

Montreal, Dec 18 (IANS) India’s Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav has expressed hope that the undergoing UN biodiversity summit, referred to as COP15, will reach a consensus on putting in place the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

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Startup Conference on eco-alternatives to banned single use plastics and air quality management

Startup Conference on eco-alternatives to banned single use plastics and air quality management

🕔18:48, 27.Sep 2022

New Delhi, 27 September, 2022: A Conference of startups and innovators working on eco-alternatives to banned single use plastics and air quality management was inaugurated on 27th September 2022 at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, by Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State

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Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav meets Shri Alok Sharma, UK COP26 President

Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav meets Shri Alok Sharma, UK COP26 President

🕔17:33, 22.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 22: Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav met Alok Sharma, UK COP26 President today. Both leaders discussed how India and the UK can continue working together to deliver the Glasgow Climate Pact and

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Environment Ministry proposes amendments to environment, water, air acts

Environment Ministry proposes amendments to environment, water, air acts

🕔11:15, 2.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In an important development, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Friday put out proposed amendments to decriminalise the existing provisions of three important legislations – the Environment, Water and Air Acts – and

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Yoga is a priceless gift to the entire humanity: Minister of State Ashwini Choubey

Yoga is a priceless gift to the entire humanity: Minister of State Ashwini Choubey

🕔16:35, 21.Jun 2022

New Delhi, 21st June, 2022: Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ashwini Kumar Choubey performed Yoga at Inche Monastery in Sikkim, Gangtok along with Governor of the state Ganga Prasad

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Minister Bhupender Yadav Addresses 8th BRICS Environment Ministers Meeting

Minister Bhupender Yadav Addresses 8th BRICS Environment Ministers Meeting

🕔20:34, 20.May 2022

BRICS led initiatives should be country-driven and voluntary in approach: BhupenderYadav   BRICS Countries may explore cooperation in Solar energy, industry transition, infrastructure and climate resilience: BhupenderYadav   New Delhi, May 20, 2022: Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav

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Andaman & Nicobar Islands gets clearance for gas-based power plant

Andaman & Nicobar Islands gets clearance for gas-based power plant

🕔05:45, 8.May 2022

Decks have been cleared for a gas-based power plant at Hope Town in Andaman & Nicobar Islands to provide clean energy, a development that has needed tweaks in two of the related regulations by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and

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Environment Ministry proposes more amendments in EIA notification

Environment Ministry proposes more amendments in EIA notification

🕔07:01, 13.Apr 2022

The Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry on Tuesday published a set of amendments to the EIA notification that provides for exemption of environmental clearance to several projects, including defence related/border areas projects, up to 25 MW thermal plants

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Forest cover in India increased by 24.62% since 2019: Report

Forest cover in India increased by 24.62% since 2019: Report

🕔19:30, 13.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The forest and tree cover in India is now 8,09,537 sq kms, which is 24.62 per cent of the country’s geographical area and 1,540 sq kms more compared to the 2019 assessment, said the India State

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Green pledge for elimination of single use plastic

Green pledge for elimination of single use plastic

🕔15:43, 5.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Connecting with the youth and students from various parts of the country, virtually, on the issue of elimination of Single Use Plastic (SUP), Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav on Monday said

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India promises to engage constructively at COP 26 and evaluate bridging proposals to conclude Paris rulebook

India promises to engage constructively at COP 26 and evaluate bridging proposals to conclude Paris rulebook

🕔20:22, 2.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 02 :Representing India virtually at the Pre-COP 26 meeting held in Milan, Italy from 30th September to 2nd October 2021, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav assured that India will engage constructively at COP

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Bhupender Yadav launches ‘Wetlands of India’ Portal, a single point access to all information relating to wetlands

Bhupender Yadav launches ‘Wetlands of India’ Portal, a single point access to all information relating to wetlands

🕔20:20, 2.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 02 :On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti and heralding the Iconic Week of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav of MoEFCC (4-10th October 2021), a web portal – ‘Wetlands of India Portal’ (http://indianwetlands.in/), giving details on wetlands of the country,

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COP26 should focus on climate finance in scope, scale and speed and transfer of green technologies at low cost says India at UN

COP26 should focus on climate finance in scope, scale and speed and transfer of green technologies at low cost says India at UN

🕔12:48, 21.Sep 2021

Representing India virtually at the UN Secretary General’s meeting with select leaders on Climate Change  on 20th September,2021 convened by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General and Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of United Kingdom, the Minister for Environment, Forest and

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Ashwini Choubey takes charge as MoS Environment

Ashwini Choubey takes charge as MoS Environment

🕔16:38, 12.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 12  Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Monday assumed charge as Minister of State of Environment, Forest and Climate Change after a major reshuffle in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet five days ago. Choubey took charge after

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Ethanol among India’s major priorities of 21st century : PM Modi

Ethanol among India’s major priorities of 21st century : PM Modi

🕔16:02, 5.Jun 2021

Target of achieving 20 percent ethanol blending in petrol has been preponed to 2025 : PM Government has identified 11 sectors which can make good use of resources by recycling : PM Launches E-100 pilot project in Pune for the

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Follow Paris climate process: Javadekar (Interview)

Follow Paris climate process: Javadekar (Interview)

🕔20:11, 9.Dec 2019

Madrid, Dec 9  Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said on Monday the world should focus on achieving climate targets as per the 2015 Paris Agreement and not botch up new issues. “India’s expectation from the

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Modi’s leadership has given momentum to economy: Javadekar

Modi’s leadership has given momentum to economy: Javadekar

🕔13:25, 29.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 29  Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said policy paralysis never allows sustainable growth and Modi’s leadership has given a momentum to the economy. “Decisive leadership gives real support and real

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“Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality by 2030 A Critical Need”:  Dr. Harsh Vardhan

“Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality by 2030 A Critical Need”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

🕔14:39, 24.Apr 2018

Emphasising the importance of land as a resource and the need to protect and harness its resources in a manner that does not adversely affect its health, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has underlined

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