User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Forest
Last updated: Feb 15 2019 20:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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National Conference on “Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production” 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Under Indo-German Development Cooperation, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MoEFCC) organized Second National Conference today at Hyatt Hotel, New Delhi on Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production (SEIP) Project which isa joint programme of Ministry &GIZ -The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH or GIZ in short is a German development agency.
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Foundation Stone of Taj View Garden laid today 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independence Charge), Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, laid the Foundation Stone of Taj  View Garden on the Taj Corridor Area between the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal in Agra today.
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Union Science & Technology Minister to inaugurate North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC) at Dharwad 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) KSNDMC and University of Agriculture Sciences, Dharwad have decided to create synergies in the institutional efforts by establishing a new Center of IMD called “North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC)” at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
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Third Indo-German Environment Forum held in New Delhi 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Press Information Bureau Government of India ***** Third Indo-German Environment Forum with the theme "Cleaner Air, Greener Economy:" is being held in New Delhi. The one-day event through panel discussions and parallel sessions focuses on challenges, solutions and necessary framework conditions of air pollution control, waste management and circular economy as well as implementation of NDCs and SDGs based on Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030 of UN respectively.
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Government releases comprehensive publication on various initiatives taken towards combating and adapting to climate change 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released a publication today in New Delhi on climate actions in India titled “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions”. This publication “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions” mentions the key actions India has taken under various sectors towards combating and adapting to climate change.
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India and Norway launch initiative to combat Marine Pollution 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change today signed a letter of Intent establishing the India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative together with the Norwegian ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government is implementing a Scheme namely “Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes”. The objective of the Scheme is to improve financial and socio-economic status of the old aged artistes and scholars who have contributed significantly in their specialized fields of arts, letters etc. but leading a miserable life or are in penury condition.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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India to host 13th Conference of Parties(COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals(CMS) 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS), an environmental treaty under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme, is going to be hosted by India during 15th to 22nd February, 2020 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
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Waste Management 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, in supersession of Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000, has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. The Rules direct the waste generators to segregate the waste at source and hand over the segregated waste to authorised waste pickers or waste collectors.
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A dedicated project for conservation of Asiatic Lion with a contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Centre to be spent over 3 years launched 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A dedicated“Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with a budgetary contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Central Government was launched.  With a view to strengthen the conservation initiatives, theUnion Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC) approved the project for three financial yearsFY 2018-19, FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21.
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Journey of Sustainable Growth and Change: Workshop on Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) inaugurated 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A Workshop on MoEFCC-Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) was inaugurated today in New Delhi by Shri C.K. Mishra,  Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC).
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Water Conservation Fee 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation had notified revised guidelines vide Gazette notification S.O. 6140(E) dated 12.12.2018 to regulate and control ground water extraction in India, which was proposed to be effective from 01.06.
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Steps Taken by Government for Conservation and Promotion of Medicinal Plants 5.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per information of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), an organization under Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change estimated more than 8,000 species of medicinal plants are found in India.
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World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park 4.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park
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World Wetlands Day observed in Manipur 3.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Wetlands Day observed in Manipur
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World Wetlands Day observed 3.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Wetlands Day observed
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An Inter-Ministerial Empowered Committee to Incentivise Quality of Research in the Country 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan in a statement released today expressed happiness that for the first time, the Government has also recommended a set of strong financial and academic incentives to enhance and recognize the performance of our research fellows.
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Twice as many cities "polluted" with PM10 than government targets: Report 30.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Twice as many cities "polluted" with PM10 than government targets: Report
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Two Day International Stock Taking Conference on Tiger Conservation inaugurated in New Delhi 28.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 3rd Stock Taking Conference on Tiger Conservation was inaugurated in New Delhi today. Third in a series of Stock Taking Conferences, this is the second to be held in India after 2012 and is expected to have wide ranging discussions on the status of the Global Tiger Recovery Program (GTRP) by the 13 tiger range countries besides deliberations on combating wildlife trafficking.
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