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President of India Confers CII-ITC Corporate Sustainability Awards 2012

President of India Confers CII-ITC Corporate Sustainability Awards 2012

Corporate Greening
The CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development rewards Indian corporate houses that have developed sustainability strategies through tangible green initiatives and are creating real impact. The awards recognise the foresight of such companies which are driving an agenda that goes beyond incremental change, and also serves the purpose of motivating others. The awards are conferred to Indian business that demonstrate excellent performance in the area of Sustainable Development. The corporate greening Award ceremony for INDIA’S MOST SUSTAINABLE companies during the year 2012 took place in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on January 14, 2013. The ceremony was held in the presence of dignitaries and representative from the Government of India as well as leaders from the corporate worl
H.E. The President of India Joins In the Earth Hour Campaign

H.E. The President of India Joins In the Earth Hour Campaign

Green Alert
All concerned citizens are called forward once again to observe the Earth Hour today evening as an event marking the need for awareness and action for environmental protection. And if you still think how would your switching off help, and wondering if others are doing it or not, think again! Her Excellency the President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, and the entire Rashtrapati Bhavan will observe the Earth Hour today, from 8.30 PM to 9.30 PM.  During this one hour period, all non-essential lights in the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President’s Estate and the Family Wing of the President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, will be switched off. The Residents Welfare Association (RWA) of the President’s Estate has shown active involvement in preparations for observation of Earth
Delhi Greens Wishes Everyone a Happy 65th Independence Day!

Delhi Greens Wishes Everyone a Happy 65th Independence Day!

Green Alert
Delhi Greens wishes all its readers a Happy and more hopeful Independence Day! The Nation today is going through a slow and steady transformation, one that we all should feel lucky to be witnessing. There are going to be challenges and indeed there really are, but let us hope we shall overcome all these and that each one of us will contribute in ensuring an overall development of India, while ensuring that every development process respects 'our common environment' and is sustainable. Our two heads-of-the-State, President of India, H.E. Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh discussed some of these issues in their speeches on the occassion of India's 65th Independence Day.  The President highlighted, among other issues, the issue of ensuring food securit
Universalisation of Roshni: the Green Innovation for Sustainable Habitats Initiative at the President’s Estate

Universalisation of Roshni: the Green Innovation for Sustainable Habitats Initiative at the President’s Estate

Green Alert
President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the Seminar on Universalisation of Roshni - a green innovation for sustainable habitats, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Auditorium. Also seen are Dr. Farook Abdullah, Smt. Sheila Dikshit and Shri Kamal Nath A day long seminar on the universalisation of Roshni -  the environmental initiative in practice in the President’s Estate  was recently inaugurated by the President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil at her state residence. The Roshni initiative, which was launched in 2008 has been an effort to help and equip the residents of the President's Estate to live in harmony with nature. The initiative had then come against the background of issues concerned with climate change and is now working to make the overall environment of t
India’s First Lady President to get the First Ever Green Certificate

India’s First Lady President to get the First Ever Green Certificate

Articles
The 16th June 2010 edition of The Indian Express brought a mixed feeling of pride and perplexity. The news was headlined “Green Rashtrapati Bhawan to get ISO certificate”, and the word 'green' struck hard. The city is already proud of being termed the greenest city in the country with the chief minister being hailed as the greenest CM. Now Delhi will is now on its way to get another feather in its green cap. Set for next month, the ceremonial visit by independent auditors from the Bureau Veritas Certification (BVQI) will have the honour of visiting the Rashtrapati Bhawan and scrutinize the expansive estate as part of the first phase of the auditing process that will ultimately lead to certifying the 340-acre facility with an ISO 14001:2004 mark. The Bureau Veritas Certification (BVQI) i
Republic Day Greetings

Republic Day Greetings

Events
"We must look at better management of our forests, which have a wide diversity of flora and fauna including medicinal plants. They can be important in generating social, economic and environmental benefits for the country....... ......India has been impacted by the global environment. However, our economy has the fundamental strength and resilience to remain on course for economic growth.....We are seeking to address inequities in the growth process through an inclusive approach that brings within its ambit all regions and all peoples......Rural development can be a very effective vehicle for spreading the benefits of balanced growth..... .....The youth represent the hope for the future and are an invaluable asset to the nation. Their hopes and aspirations for growth and prosperity a...

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