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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
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...
India Committed to Find Solutions to Climate Change: Environment Minister at Petersberg Climate Dialogue

India Committed to Find Solutions to Climate Change: Environment Minister at Petersberg Climate Dialogue

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India has reiterated its commitment to work with the international community to find practical, pragmatic and equitable solutions to climate change. Making an Intervention at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin recently, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar noted that every Climate Action has a cost and the world must think as to who would pay the cost and reiterated the Polluter Pays principle.  Following is the text of the Intervention made by Shri Javadekar: “I strongly feel that the most important and cross-cutting issues for the 2015 Agreement are of differentiation and provision of finance.  The principle of equity and Common But Differentiated Responsibility (CBDR) must encompass all aspects of the 2015 agreement. At the outset, I want to assure all that India w
Environment Minister’s Message on International Day for Biological Diversity

Environment Minister’s Message on International Day for Biological Diversity

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International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated to recognize the pivotal role of biodiversity to life on earth and human well-being, as well as to increase awareness of the importance of biodiversity and the threats to it. It was on this day in 1992 that the text of the Convention of Biodiversity was adopted. The International Day for Biological Diversity is being celebrated all over India today. The main event is being held in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. Following is the text of the message from the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar on this occasion. “Today we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity, to recognise the pivotal role of biodiversity to life on earth and human well-
Battle to Protect Ozone Layer Progresses in Paris

Battle to Protect Ozone Layer Progresses in Paris

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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