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Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change celebrates “Hariyali Mahotsav” – Tree Festival

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change celebrates “Hariyali Mahotsav” – Tree Festival

🕔18:08, 8.Jul 2022

Plantation activities undertaken at 75 Nagar Vans India has demonstrated to the world the essence of mindful consumption of resources; Bhupender Yadav Children should take up professions that would enable them to work in the field of green energy; Bhupender

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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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Environment Ministry takes steps for faster clearances of infra projects

Environment Ministry takes steps for faster clearances of infra projects

🕔09:08, 30.Jun 2022

Continuing its much-debated ‘ease of doing business’ mantra, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has sought to simplify approval procedures for infrastructure projects with exceptions, through a multi-layer speedy disposal process. New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Continuing its much-debated

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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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No plan to change ‘forest cover’ definition at present: Govt

No plan to change ‘forest cover’ definition at present: Govt

🕔07:32, 4.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India has “no plan”, at present, to change the definition of “forest cover and very dense forest”, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, has said in the Rajya Sabha.

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Rs 460 crore allocated for air pollution, Rs 300 crore for tigers

Rs 460 crore allocated for air pollution, Rs 300 crore for tigers

🕔07:22, 2.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Tigers, air pollution, wildlife management, and coastal development dominated the allocation to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in the Budget 2022-23 presented on Tuesday. The Ministry has received a total of Rs 3,030.00

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Environment Ministry seeks to justify its star rating for green clearance

Environment Ministry seeks to justify its star rating for green clearance

🕔07:01, 25.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) First it offered star rating as an incentive to promote ease of doing business and now the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has justified/clarified it as a further step “for encouraging the efficiency,

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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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Centre to tweak coastal regulation laws for gas-based power plant at Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Centre to tweak coastal regulation laws for gas-based power plant at Andaman & Nicobar Islands

🕔16:34, 23.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has decided to tweak one of its own laws, rather two connected regulations, to allow a gas-based power plant at the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The draft

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PRANA portal for air pollution launched, smog tower inaugurated

PRANA portal for air pollution launched, smog tower inaugurated

🕔17:13, 7.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 7  Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change on Tuesday launched ‘PRANA’, a national portal for Regulation of Air Pollution in Non-Attainment Cities and inaugurated a smog tower in Delhi coinciding with the International Day of

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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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MOEF – Online submission and monitoring of wildlife clearance operationalised

MOEF – Online submission and monitoring of wildlife clearance operationalised

🕔09:50, 18.Apr 2015

April 17, 2015 A web-based portal named “Online Submission & Monitoring of Environmental, Forests and Wildlife Clearance” (OSMEFWC) has been made operational.  The portal is accessible at URL – http://efclearance.nic.in.   The portal is a single window interface provided to the user

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