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New World Bank project to support climate resilient agriculture in Odisha

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

The Centre, Odisha government and World Bank on Thursday signed US$165 loan agreement for implementation of Odisha integrated irrigation project for climate resilient agriculture. The project aims to support small farmers to strengthen the resilience of their production...

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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of...

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CMFRI, ISRO sign MoU for mapping smaller wetlands

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have joined together to map, validate and protect smaller wetlands in coastal region...

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India signs Loan Agreement with the World Bank for Financing the Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

The World Bank, Government of India and Government of Uttarakhand (GoUK) signed here today a $96 Million Loan Agreement to provide additional funds to the State of Uttarakhand in its post-...

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Online Portal Increases Transparency of UNDP-supported, GCF-financed Projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 8, 2019

 The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have set up an online portal that focuses on UNDP-supported, GCF-financed projects and programmes. The portal contributes to...

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Mizoram governor expresses concern over climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

Mizoram governor Lt General Nirbhay Sharma today urged the tribal people of the state to go back to their roots to ensure protection of environment for arresting climate change....

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Piramal Capital & APG bet on Mytrah, invest $300 million

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Piramal Capital's Structured Finance Group and Dutch partner APG Asset Management (APG) are investing Rs 1,900 crore ($300 million) in Hyderabad-based renewable energy producer Mytrah Energy India Pvt. through mezzanine debt instruments in one of their largest transactions,...

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Government eases environmental clearance rules for solar power projects, parks

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2017

In move that would bring relief to solar power developers, the Union environment ministry has said that provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification, 2006, which mandate environmental clearance for various projects, will not apply to solar PV (...

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