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What is National E-Mobility Programme in India?

Jan 3, 2019
The National E-Mobility Programme is a type of environmental programme of India to create policy framework and charging infrastructure to ensure that 30% of the vehicles on road are electric vehicles, by 2030. In this article, we have explain the concept, aims and objectives of the National E-Mobility Programme in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know about the India’s National Water Mission

Dec 28, 2018
The National Water Mission is one the eight missions of the Government of India which was launched under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) for combating the threats of global warming. In this article, we are giving the concept, basis, goal and objectives of the India’s National Water Mission, which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Keystone Species?

Dec 26, 2018
The entire ecosystem is defined by the term Keystone species. In other words, we can say these species have played very important role in maintaining the structure of an ecological community. The concept of the keystone species was introduced in 1969 by the zoologist Robert T. Paine. In this article, we are giving origin and definition of the concept of the Keystone species which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Green Accounting System- Objectives and Importance

Dec 24, 2018
Environmental Changes are a global problem which requires a global solution. It has potential to slow our economic growth. The Green accounting system is considered one of the important management systems to enable improvement of economic and environmental performance of a business firm. In this article, we are giving the meaning, objectives and importance of Green Accounting System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Ozone Pollution and how it affects health?

Dec 24, 2018
We all know that ozone protect us from UV rays coming from the sun. Then what is ozone pollution, how it is harmful for health and environment. Let us study from this article about ozone pollution.

10 Amazing facts about India’s first floating laboratory

Dec 18, 2018
Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India and is famous for the phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil and organic matter at various stages of decomposition) floating over it. The Manipur’s Forest and Environment Minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh inaugurated India’s first floating laboratory in Imphal on Feb 24 which will help to conserve the biome of the lake.

List of Biosphere Reserves in India

Nov 22, 2018
The International Co-ordinating Council (ICC) of UNESCO introduced the designation of ‘Biosphere reserve’ for natural areas in November, 1971. The National Biosphere Reserve Programme in India was initiated in 1986 to serve as wider base for conservation of entire range of living resources and their ecological foundations in addition to already established protected area network system. In this article, we are giving the list of Biosphere Reserves in India which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Biggest Farms in the World

Nov 2, 2018
Agriculture is the key component of the every economy because it feed the population. A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops as well as dairy farming. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Biggest Farms in the World in which we have discussed about their location, area in acres and typology of farm.

Top 10 Fastest Birds in the world

Oct 30, 2018
Birds are belong to the group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Fastest Birds in the World with their maximum speed in kilometre per hour and some important facts that will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

Oct 24, 2018
A National Park is a place which is use for conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. It is also conserve for purposes of public recreation and enjoyment or because of its historical or scientific interest. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Biggest National Parks along with their establishment date, location (state) and area in kilometre square which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 10, 2018
A Wildlife Sanctuary is a natural occurring place that provides protection for species from hunting, predation, competition or poaching; it is a protected area, a geographic territory within which wildlife is protected. In this article, we are giving the list of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources

Sep 20, 2018
Freshwater can be defined as the water with less than 500 parts per million (ppm) of dissolved salts. Ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater are the sources of freshwater. In this article we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources which are listed on the basis of the stats from the United Nations Environment Programme.

Flood Prone Zones in India: Mitigation and Control Measures Warning

Aug 31, 2018
Flood is a state of high water level along a river channel or on coast that leads to inundation of land which is normally submerged. River floodplains and coastal areas are the most hypersensitised to flooding; however, it is possible for flooding to occur in areas with unusually long periods of heavy rainfall. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the Flood Prone Zones in India: Mitigation and Control Measures Warning which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Facts about Indian Forest

Aug 3, 2018
India is one of the ten most forest-rich countries of the world along with Russia, Brazil, Canada, United States of America, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Australia, Indonesia and Sudan. In this article, we are giving the important Facts about Indian Forest, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World

Jun 22, 2018
Wetlands are the lands between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems where the water table is usually at or near the surface or the land is covered by shallow water. It exists in every part of the world and in every climatic zone. In this article we, are giving an important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World along with typologies of wetlands, names of major wetlands of the world, which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is PM 2.5 and PM10 and how they affect health?

Jun 11, 2018
PM stands for Particulate Matter. PM2.5 and PM10 are minute particles present in the air and exposure to it is very harmful for health. When the level of these particles increases and penetrate deeply in to the lungs, you can experience number of health impacts like breathing problem, burning or sensation in the eyes etc. Let's study through this article what are PM2.5 and PM10 and how they affect health?

What is Carbon Fertilization and its effects on crop production?

Jun 5, 2018
The carbon dioxide fertilization or carbon fertilisation is not only the cause of plant growth but also contributes the greening effect. It is the phenomena that the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increases the rate of photosynthesis in plants. In this article, we are given the definition of Carbon Fertilization and its effect on crop production which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why does hail fall from the sky?

Jun 1, 2018
Often you may have noticed that occasionally with the rain some small crystals of ice falls from the sky which we call them hail storm. What are hails, how they are formed, what causes hail to fall etc. are discussed in this article.

Do you know the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons

May 24, 2018
The term season marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours, resulting from the earth's changing position with regard to the sun. Seasons are resultant of the position of Earth when orbiting around the Sun and Earth's axial tilt relative to the ecliptic plane. In this article, we are given the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)

May 11, 2018
The Government of India formulated national plan on water, renewable energy, energy efficiency agriculture and others – bundled with additional ones – into a set of eight missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change. The Action Plan was released on 30th June 2008 to address the future policies and programs for the climate mitigation and adaptation.

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