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.
Plastic, like morphine, has also become an addiction – a dependency that we need to fight and use only as a worst-case scenario.
As per MoHUA Annual Report 2016-17, it is estimated that the total generation of solid waste is approximately 1,50,000 T/day.
Setting up of a system for certification of air quality emission monitoring instruments was also discussed in the meeting.
Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan addressing at the inauguration of the ENVITHON (Mini-Marathon) as part of the World Environment Day celebrations in New Delhi on June 03, 2018. The event was joined by a gathering of more than 10,000 school children from nearly 200 schools of Delhi NCR.
This Environmental Internship is as part of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Internship Scheme which is aimed at allowing young academic talent to be associated with the Ministry’s work for mutual benefit.
Speaking after launching the Mobile App of Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) at the Ministry premises in New Delhi, Dr. Harsh Vardhan pointed out that more than 30 programmes have been identified, which will be conducted in 84 institutions across the country.
MoEFCC, under its National Museum of Natural History invites entries for Painting Competition, Slogan Writing Competition and Poster Making.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan also emphasized that modern technology must be used to counter poachers and wildlife crimes.
The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) recently organised a Seminar on the Role of Security Forces in Combating Wildlife Crimes in New Delhi.
NMNH, MoEFCC invites School and College Students for a Poster Making Competition on the Theme Harit Diwali – Swasth Diwali.
Of the two species of elephants known to us, the Asian elephant is endangered with only less than 40,000 remaining worldwide.