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Remote Telecom Project Wins Intersolar India Solar Projects Award

Remote Telecom Project Wins Intersolar India Solar Projects Award

Corporate Greening
Trojan Battery's Mat Segal and George Mathew from Team Sustain accepting the Intersolar India award. Intersolar India, one of India's largest exhibition and conference for the Solar Industry, concluded recently in Mumbai. The Intersolar AWARD for the best and most innovative Solar Projects in India category is one of the highlights of this exhibition. The Intersolar AWARDS for the present year 2014 were given to Bosch Ltd., Tata Power Solar Systems and Trojan Battery. We explore the Solar Project conceived by Trojan Battery and assess it for its innovation and social transformation ability. Trojan Battery, one of the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, and its project partner, Team Sustain, were recognized at Intersolar India for their Remote Telecom project featuring
Battle to Protect Ozone Layer Progresses in Paris

Battle to Protect Ozone Layer Progresses in Paris

Global
A unique collection of countries representing a majority of the world population and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) consumers and producers, including China, India, Brazil, and South Africa, along with the European Union and the United States, have called for fast action to cut production and use of HFCs. HFC is the fastest growing greenhouse gas in the world. The use of HFCs became popular in the world after the phase out of the ChloroFluoroCarbons (CFCs) which were found to be the cause of the destruction of the ozone hole over Antarctica. Nations around the world have now called for using the institutions and expertise of the Montreal Protocol (the protocol used for phasing out CFCs), to bring down the use of HFCs.  In total, more than 120 countries have called for action to phase down HF
Time to Expand from Swacch Bharat to Sanitized Bharat Abhiyan

Time to Expand from Swacch Bharat to Sanitized Bharat Abhiyan

Green Alert
The Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi - on and well before October 2nd, has created measurable waves across the country. As a result of this campaign, unclean surroundings is no longer acceptable and littering is now frowned upon. Citizens across the country have become more conscious when it comes to disposing of their waste and waste pickers are no longer a liability. Based on the ideology propounded by the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan is surely a campaign in the right direction for ensuring a litter free country and improving the image of India in the global tourism arena. However, what needs to be remember here is a related issue which was equally, if not more, close to Gandhi. And that is the issue of sanitation, a...
NMML Public Lecture on Delhi’s Twentieth Century:  Reflections on Contemporary Urbanism

NMML Public Lecture on Delhi’s Twentieth Century: Reflections on Contemporary Urbanism

Events
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) invites all interested to a Public Lecture in its ‘Cities in History’ series on ‘Delhi’s Twentieth Century:  Reflections on contemporary urbanism’. The lecture will be delivered by Prof. Ravi Sundaram of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. A recent international study listed Delhi as the second most populous city in the world. Delhi’s endless expansion is comparable to other international city-regions like Sao Paulo and Mexico City. Further the city now has a new urban politics, as well as cultural life. Ironically, despite its thousand-year history, Delhi’s claim to a dynamic urbanism was for years overshadowed by the vibrant cultural and political life of Calcutta and Bombay, both cities established by coloni
Hindu College, DU Invites Applications for the Post of Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

Hindu College, DU Invites Applications for the Post of Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

Green Jobs
Hindu College, University of Delhi invites applicants for an interview for the Ad-hoc post of Assistant Professor /Guest Teacher in Environmental Studies. The interview will take place on Thursday, 4thSeptember, 2014 at 2.30 p.m. in the office of the Principal, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007. The college has invited all individuals who feature in the ad-hoc panel of Department of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi, are invited to appear for the interview on the above mentioned date and time. Candidates have been asked to bring along with them, all the certificates and testimonials (in original) in support of the qualifications, experience and also a brief resume. No T.A. / D.A. will be paid for appearing in the interview. The College has reserved t
MoEFCC Invites Nominations for the Award of IGPP 2014

MoEFCC Invites Nominations for the Award of IGPP 2014

Green Alert
The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India invite nominations from Indian citizens and organisations for the award of the 'Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (IGPP)' for the year 2014. The award is given to honour individuals and organisations who have done outstanding work towards the protection/ overall improvement of the environment. Two prizes of Rs. 5 lakh each along with silver lotus trophy is awarded under the organization category and three prizes of Rs. 5 lakh, Rs. 3 lakh and Rs. 2 lakh are awarded to individuals in individual category along with silver lotus trophy as part of the IGPP. Who is eligible: Any citizen of India or Indian organisation engaged in the Scientific Work/Field Work for the cause of protection of environment i...
CVS, DU Invites Applications for Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

CVS, DU Invites Applications for Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

Green Jobs
The College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi invites applications from eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor (adhoc). One Position for the said post is available to be filled and the interview for this position will take place on 02.09.2014 (Tuesday) at 4.00 pm in the college campus. Only those candidates who are registered with the respective University of Delhi department for the Academic Session 2014-2015 are eligible to appear in the interview. The names of such candidates must figure in the Departmental panel for appointments. All conditions of eligibility applied by UGC / University of Delhi will be applicable and no TA / DA will be paid to the candidates. The candidates have been advised to bring their updated CV along with them for the interview. ...
Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar at the 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change

Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar at the 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change

Green Lens
The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Prakash Javadekar at the XVIII BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change, in New Delhi on August 08, 2014. While addressing the participating nations and individuals during the Meeting, the Environment Minister noted, "We are at a very critical stage in our efforts to combat climate change.  While science prompts us towards greater action, we find that response of countries is not adequate.  We must incentivise action- the first step in this regard is enhanced action by developing countries."