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MoEF Invites Comments on Draft Waste Management Rules

MoEF Invites Comments on Draft Waste Management Rules

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The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has notified draft Waste Management Rules 2015 under different waste types. Following are the different waste types for which specific draft Rules have been notified (Click on individual bullet to read the respective draft Rule): Solid Waste Management Rules, 2015 (Notified on: 03 June, 2015) Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2015 (Notified on: 03 June, 2015) Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2015 (Notified on: 25 May, 2015) Amendment of Flyash Utilisation Notification, 2015 (Notified on: 25 May, 2015) e-Waste Management Rules, 2015 (Notified on: 10 June, 2015) The Environment Ministry now invites objections and suggestions from the citizens of India on these draft Rules for more effective and suitable impl...
12 Broad Steps of Environment Ministry You Should Know About

12 Broad Steps of Environment Ministry You Should Know About

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Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar addressing a press conference to mark the completion of one year of the NDA government in New Delhi on June 08, 2015. Environment Secretary Shri Ashok Lavasa and other dignitaries are also seen. The Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar recently made a powerpoint presentation to highlight the achievements of the Government of India in the last one year in protecting the environment and wildlife of India. The Minister mentioned several pointers, achievements, proposals and plans which have been highlighted below. On the face of it, it does seem that the present Government is trying its level best to protect and safeguard the environment and natural resources of India. However, it becomes the responsibility of each and every citizen...
Scheme on Manufacturing Hybrid & Electric Vehicles under ‘Make in India’

Scheme on Manufacturing Hybrid & Electric Vehicles under ‘Make in India’

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Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar at the launch of a public campaign to promote the National  Scheme on Fast Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) on June 05, 2015. On the occasion of World Environment Day 2015, a rally of electric and hybrid vehicles of all categories was flagged off jointly by the Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Anant Geete and Minister of Environment & Forests Shri Prakash Javdekar from the India Gate lawns in New Delhi. The event was organized by Department of Heavy Industry with the sole objective of informing the public at large about the schemes of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME India). The Scheme has been launched in order to protect the en
MoEFCC Calls for Ideas, Designs, Paintings and Posters to Combat Desertification

MoEFCC Calls for Ideas, Designs, Paintings and Posters to Combat Desertification

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  The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed worldwide on 17 June every year since 1994. It is a unique occasion to remind everybody that desertification can be effectively tackled through strengthened community participation and co-operation at all levels. The World Day to Combat Desertification this year is being celebrated with the theme, "attainment of food security for all through sustainable food systems." The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India invites entries on the occasion of World Day to Combat Desertification to be celebrated on June 17, 2015 in New Delhi. The entries are invited in the form of: Innovative ideas for making India Land Degradation Neutral by 2030 (max 1000 words) Concept along with painting
PM Narendra Modi to Initiate Nation-Wide Tree Plantation Drive on Environment Day

PM Narendra Modi to Initiate Nation-Wide Tree Plantation Drive on Environment Day

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The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi will initiate a tree plantation campaign on June 5, the World Environment Day! What's more, the first sapling will be planted by the Hon'ble Prime Minister at his official residence, 7 RCR. To commemorate World Environment Day further, the Indian Cricket captain Virat Kohli and international wrestler Sushil Kumar will also join in and plant saplings at Paryavaran Bhawan. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is celebrating the World Environment Day on June 5, 2015 by planting saplings across the country. On the evening of June 5, Sachin Tendulkar, Ajinkya Rane and Rohit Sharma, along with Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar and Maharashtra Minister for primary, higher and technical & Medica...
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