The Green India Mission is one of eight missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change and aims at “protecting, restoring and enhancing India’s diminishing forest cover and responding to climate change by a combination of adaptation and mitigation measures”. The $7billion environmental intervention, laid out in 2011, seeks to put a third of … Continued
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इंदौर को 2018 में लगातार दूसरी बार सबसे स्वच्छ शहर का अवॉर्ड दिया गया। इंदौर के लोग स्वच्छता के मामले में सबसे आगे रहते हैं। इसी बीच आईएएस ऑफिसर आशीष सिंह ने कुछ ऐसा किया, जिसके लिए उनकी खूब तारीफ हो रही है। उन्होंने 6 महीने के अंदर कूड़े घर को सिटी फॉरेस्ट बना दिया … Continued
Plan to eliminate single use plastic India won global acclaim for its “Beat Plastic Pollution” resolve declared on World Environment Day last year, under which it pledged to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022. Participation from States and UTs So far, 22 States and Union Territories have joined the fight, announcing a ban on single-use plastics … Continued
Recently, the Centre launched what it described as a “war against pollution” across the country — a Rs 300-crore National Clean Air Programme (NCAP). It proposes a “tentative national target” of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024, with 2017 as the base year for comparison. NCAP will be rolled out in 102 … Continued
The National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) is envisaged as a scheme to provide the States and the Centre with a framework to combat air pollution. The programme seeks to reduce particulate matter (PM) pollution by 20-30% in at least 102 cities by 2024. Details of programme 1. Rs. 300-crore has been allocated to programme. 2. … Continued
With the India Meteorological Department stating that the Kerala disaster was a consequence of climate change, there needs to be holistic policy focus on the management of water bodies, bringing down emissions, cleaning up the air across the country, and committing to stricter reforms to protect the environment in 2019 and beyond. Global commitments India … Continued
What changes will the notification bring? The Cabinet has approved a significant relaxation of development controls along the coastline through the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2018, as part of a plan to encourage construction of buildings and launch tourism activities in areas that are closer to the high tide line. State governments and others … Continued
A single measurable Index to map progress of States & UTs towards 2030 SDGs The NITI Aayog today released the Baseline Report of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index, which comprehensively documents the progress made by India’s States and Union Territories towards implementing the 2030 SDG targets. Who developed the index? The SDG India … Continued
The elephant that died had been on its way back to the forests after raiding the cropland adjacent to the tiger reserves’s Veeranahosalli range. Last week, an elephant died while trying to scale an iron fence in Nagarhole, Karnataka. When the fence was meant to separate elephants from human habitation, the tusker’s death underlined the … Continued
Katowice conference finalises rulebook for implementing 2015 Paris Agreement. A look at what was finalised in the effort to restrict rise in global temperature, and where ground remains to be covered. During the weekend, the global fight against climate change reached another milestone when negotiators from 196 countries finalised a rulebook for the 2015 Paris … Continued