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Govt of India Hosts Swacch-O-Vation Competition for Improving Sanitation

Govt of India Hosts Swacch-O-Vation Competition for Improving Sanitation

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The Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation invites affordable, scalable and innovative solutions from technical institutions, academia, startup, the Government, NGO's/ CSOs and innovators on sanitation. Submissions can be technical or concerning other aspects of the programme, and can be submitted by officials, partner organisations, NGOs, technical institutions, academia, CSOs, the government, private sector or others. The competition will conclude at the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation (MGISC). MGISC will be a 4-day event that will bring together sanitation ministers and sector specialists from around the world. The Convention aims to share sanitation success stories and lessons from the participating countries, and will culminate on Oct...
Delhi Greens Partners with HackerEarth for Blue Planet Hackathon

Delhi Greens Partners with HackerEarth for Blue Planet Hackathon

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Delhi Greens has partnered with HackerEarth's Blue Planet Hackathon to bring together and award developers, designers, thinkers and creators to build a better and more sustainable future. If you have a technology based idea for protecting the environment and natural resources, apply today and win up to $500 as award. The HackerEarth interface will enable you to connect with other like minded people, who may have the skills you need to implement your idea. Or you can meet people with ideas where your skills can come of use! The environmental crisis is real and the situation is critical. This makes it important for us as a human family to gather all our resources and work cohesively towards protecting this beautiful planet. This is the central idea of the Blue Planet Hackathon. Hacka...
Four Day Long Gaj Mahotsav Begins in Delhi Tomorrow

Four Day Long Gaj Mahotsav Begins in Delhi Tomorrow

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The Wildlife Trust of India, along with International Fund for Animal Welfare, United Nations Environment Program and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change invite everyone to a Four-day long Gaj Mahotsav. This Elephant Festival will take place from 12 to 15 August 2018 at the IGNCA, New Delhi. August 12 is also celebrated as Elephant Day. Gaj Mahotsav will be a celebration of the Asian Elephant as India's National Heritage Animal. The events during the Gaj Mahotsav will span across four days and cover art, culture, dance, music, film, literature, spirituality, ecology, media and policy. It will also have a special area for display and sales of elephant themed products and produce from various NGOs invited to showcase their social enterprises. Dates: 12-15 August ...
Jamghat Celebrates 15th Anniversary With Theater Performance

Jamghat Celebrates 15th Anniversary With Theater Performance

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Jamghat is one of Delhi's leading non-profit Child Care organisation and winner of several awards for its exceptional work in helping and guiding homeless and destitute street children since the last 15 years with utmost dedication. Jamghat has been constantly working with children without homes by providing them with an enabling environment through a home, health care and education. Jamghat has also been conducting various activities such as street plays and stage performances to enhance the confidence of these children and helping them to integrate with the society. After completing 15 years of selfless service, Jamghat will be celebrating 15 years of its work through a stage performance by the children themselves. Date: 6th, 7th and 8th of June, 2018 Time: 7.30 pm (Please be...
Painting and Slogan Competition Under Clean Air for Delhi Campaign

Painting and Slogan Competition Under Clean Air for Delhi Campaign

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) of the Government of India, under its National Museum of Natural History invites entries for Painting Competition, Slogan Writing Competition and Poster Making. The Painting Competition and Slogan Writing Competitions are meant for School students while the Poster Making Competition is for College Students. The Theme for all competitions is Clean Air for Clean Environment. Entries are Invited for the Following Competitions I. Painting Competition for School Students (Class VI to VIII) II. Poster Making Competition for Graduate Level Students III. Slogan Writing Competition for School Students (Class IX to XII) 1. The eligible participants of the Painting and Poster Making Competitions may send one Entry each on Draw...
NMML Public Lecture on Smart Cities – Organic Cities

NMML Public Lecture on Smart Cities – Organic Cities

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The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) invites all interested to a Public Lecture on Smart Cities -- Organic Cities: Conceptual Conundrums Confronting Indian Urban Planners by Prof. A.G.K. Menon, Architect, Urban Planner and Conservation Consultant based in New Delhi. Date: 11 July 2017 (Tuesday) Time: 03.00 pm Venue: Seminar Room, Library Building, NMML, Teen Murti House, New Delhi Prof. A.G.K. Menon, is an architect, urban planner and conservation consultant. Practicing and teaching in Delhi since 1972, he co-founded the TVB School of Habitat Studies in 1990 and was its Director from 1994–2007, when it was inducted into the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, as the University School of Architecture and Planning. Image by J.M.Valenciano
Greenlco Eco Foundation Hosted Series of Events to Mark Environment Day

Greenlco Eco Foundation Hosted Series of Events to Mark Environment Day

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The Greenlco Eco Foundation NGO celebrated an entire week of the World Environment Day, between 29 May and 5 June 2017. A Mind Your Bin campaign also launched as part of the week long celebrations. The week long campaign was unveiled by the Mayor of SDMC and a GREENOTHON cycling rally was also organised. A Greenlco Eco MUN (Model United Nation) was also organised, where 100 students participated as delegates to discuss 'Chemical waste disposal in high seas' and 'Convention on Climate Change'. The week long celebrations also included a Painting activity on Environment for children of all ages, which was conducted on 5 June, 2017.
Responsible Citizen Initiative Launched by ATDC, NOIDA

Responsible Citizen Initiative Launched by ATDC, NOIDA

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Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), Noida and Noida Apparel Export Cluster recently organised a March for Responsible Citizen Initiative on awareness of Skill Development, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and Road Safety. The march began from ATDC Noida and the campaign was launched by Chief Guest Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon'ble Minister of State (I/c) of Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Govt. of India. Sh. Anil Kumar Jha (PPS), SP-Traffic, Gautam Budh Nagar, UP; Mr. Lalit Thukral, Chairman NAEC & ATDC Convener, UP State and Dr. Darlie Koshy,  Director General & CEO, ATDC were also present during the launch ceremony. The aim of the campaign was to educate people about cleanliness and sanitation under the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan, organise Road Safety Programmes through road safety march
Tughlaqabad Biodiversity Park to Celebrate Its First Environment Day

Tughlaqabad Biodiversity Park to Celebrate Its First Environment Day

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The District Park at Tughlaqabad (Tehkhand Phase II) is located in the Southern Ridge and spreads over an area of 200 acres. Recently the Tughlaqabad District Park has been notified as Tughlaqabad Biodiversity Park by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on the direction of Hon'ble High Court of Delhi. This year, the Tughlaqabad Biodiversity Park is celebrating the World Environment Day on 5th June. The World Environment Day is a great annual event worldwide and is celebrated to raise awareness about environmental issues and to conserve nature and natural resources. The theme of this year's World Environment Day is Connecting People to Nature. World Environment Day celebrations at Tughlaqabad Biodiversity Park will be attended by school/ college students, experts from diverse ba...
Gandhi Bhawan DU Invites All to Special Talk on Environment Day

Gandhi Bhawan DU Invites All to Special Talk on Environment Day

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The Gandhi Bhawan of the University of Delhi will be celebrating World Environment Day, 5 June 2017 by Tree Plantation activity and a Special Talk. All interested are invited to attend the Environment Day celebrations. Date: 5 June 2017 Time: 10.00 am onwards Venue: Gandhi Bhawan, Chhatra Marg, North Campus, University of Delhi The Special Talk on Medicinal Plants: Booster of Human Health & Clean Environment will be delivered by Prof. Veena Agarwal, Member, Managaing Committee, Gandhi Bhawan. Image by S. Cozens