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Assam’s Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary to get National Park status

2 days ago
Once the sanctuary is given the National Park Status by the government, it will guarantee the protection of the flora and fauna and better management of Dehing Patkai.

More than 25 crore saplings planted in a day in Uttar Pradesh on Van Mahotsav

3 days ago
Uttar Pradesh government identified 201 varieties of saplings for Van Mahotsav drive which includes Ayurvedic plants, fruits, and other environment-friendly variety.

Environment Minister inaugurates Urban Forest at the office of CAG in Delhi

Jul 3, 2020
The unique design of the urban forest consists of the artistic, recreational, and meditation zones along with the watchtower, gazebo, sitting spaces, and the winding pathways.

World Bank sanctions USD 400 mn for rejuvenating Ganga

Jul 2, 2020
World Bank releases a statement mentioning that the assistance will help in strengthening the management of the river basin which is home to some 500 million people.

SDMC, NTPC Ltd. and Indian Oil sign MoU for Waste to Energy Plant in Delhi

Jul 1, 2020
Under the MoU, Indian Oil, NTPC, and SDMC will come together to develop a demonstration Waste to Energy Plant at Okhla landfill site with the use of Gasification Technology.

Centre releases the operational guidelines of PM Matsya Sampada Yojana

Jul 1, 2020
The central government had launched PMSSY in May 2020 for the responsible and sustainable development of the fisheries sector with an investment of Rs. 20,050 crore.

Culture Ministry to celebrate Sankalp Parva from June 28-July 12

Jun 29, 2020
PM Narendra Modi has called for planting of at least five trees either in Office campus or wherever it is possible, to ensure a clean and healthy environment of the country. 

La Nina likely to appear, give boost to south west monsoon in 2020

Jun 25, 2020
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has stated that while the occurrence of La Nina is not certain, it will mean that there is now around a 50% chance of one forming in 2020.

Assam Oil Well Fire: Massive fire at Assam’s Baghjan oil field may take 4 weeks to douse; Army, IAF called in

Jun 10, 2020
One of the oil wells at Baghjan Oil Fields in Tinsukia district of Assam suffered a blowout on May 27 and started leaking oil and gas.

Adani Green Energy wins world's largest solar bid worth USD 6 billion: Know all about it!

Jun 9, 2020
The award, the largest of its type in the world, will involve a single investment of USD 6 billion and create 400,000 direct and indirect jobs. 

Andhra Pradesh govt launches online waste management platform

Jun 9, 2020
APEMC has been set up by the state government to resolve the existing insufficiency in managing the waste as well as to make the waste management market more organised.

Nitin Gadkari launches campaign on ‘Prevention of Human and Animal Mortality on Highways’

Jun 5, 2020
Nitin Gadkari underlined the need to generate awareness and education among the masses that aim at reducing mortality on the roads.

World Environment Day 2020: Global CO2 emissions hit record high in May amid COVID-19 pandemic 

Jun 5, 2020
World Environment Day 2020: The Global carbon dioxide emissions hit a record high in May despite most economies being on a virtual standstill in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Cyclone Nisarga: Maharashtra, Gujarat prepares for cyclone, NDRF teams deployed

Jun 2, 2020
Tropical storm ‘Nisarga’, which is headed towards the coast in Gujarat and Maharashtra is expected to make landfall close to Mumbai on June 3. Mumbai and the neighboring districts have been placed on high alert by the government.

Locusts Swarms in India: What are Locusts & its Plague; How are they Harmful & Control Measures - Explained

May 29, 2020
Locusts Attack in India: Know here what is meaning of Locusts, what is locust plague, how they form swarms, how do locusts look, what they eat, how they damage the crops and agriculture. Know measures taken for locusts control and everything about Locusts.

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: Uttarakhand burning since 4 days, nearly 50 acres of land destroyed?

May 27, 2020
Uttarakhand has been burning since 4 days, as per individual accounts on social media. This is the second major tragedy to hit India in less than 10 days after Cyclone Amphan.

Prakash Javadekar launched major initiatives on International Biodiversity Day

May 25, 2020
While stressing on the theme, Prakash Javadekar stated that ‘Our solutions are in nature’ and that protecting biodiversity is very essential, especially in the present context as it is the nature that shields us from various catastrophe.

Cyclone Amphan to make landfall today: What are cyclonic storms, why are they deadly?

May 20, 2020
Cylcone Amphan is expected to hit Odisha and West Bengal by today afternoon. 

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi reviewed response preparedness, assured all possible support

May 18, 2020
Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi held a high- level meeting on May 18 to monitor the situation and review the preparedness of the states. 

India moves up to 74th position on Global Energy Transition Index

May 14, 2020
With moving up to 74th rank, India has shown improvement in key parameters of economic security, economic growth, and environmental sustainability.
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