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Strategic partnering for Climate and Clean Air

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

India has formally joined the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), becoming the 65th country to join the partnership, following through on a commitment made by the country’s Minister for...

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Renewed push for reforms in key sectors

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

With India’s GDP growing at a five-year low of 6.8 per cent in 2019 and an ever-increasing younger workforce wanting more and more jobs, the new NDA Government has its task cut out for it. The...

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On the World Environment Day today, the Union Environment Minister said that School Nursery initiative is proposed to be launched soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change and for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar today said that his ministry will soon launch an initiative...

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India to organise a series of events on World Environment Day

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2019

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on 5th June every year. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) celebrates WED focussing on the theme declared by UNEP and...

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Environment Ministry constitutes committee to implement National Clean Air Programme

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

The Union Environment Ministry has constituted a new committee to implement the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which aims to cut pollution in the 102 worst affected cities by 20-30 percent...

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India to develop own certification facility for air pollution monitoring equipment

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2019

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), one of the country’s premier research and development units, is developing India’s own certification facility for air pollution monitoring equipment. The...

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Punjab govt inks MoU with Virgo Corp for biofuel project

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

The Punjab government Monday signed an MoU with a Delhi-based company for a Rs 630-crore biofuel projectwhich will produce renewable fuel from rice husk. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said that the project would go a long way in containing...

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India’s most polluted: 30% have no clean up plan

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2018

A good number of India’s most polluted cities are not too keen to clean up their act, according to a list maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Of the 102 cities singled out...

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