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Traders Association Request Year-Long Transition Phase To Abide With Ban On Single-Use Plastics

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on July 3 requested Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav a one-year grace period to abide by the ban on single-use plastics that went into force on July 1. It offered suggestions in order to safeguard those working in the industry. An abrupt prohibition might hamper multiple economic operations in several sectors, according to the leaders, and a phased implementation method is required.

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 - 03:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Traders, Single use plastic, Banned, Union Environment Minister, CAIT

Courtesy: India Today

Bhupender Yadav

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COP15 Summit To Go On Till May 20; Union Minister Bhupender Yadav Leads Indian Delegation

The Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said that India as president of UNCCD COP14, made significant contributions in bringing the nations together towards the global goal of halting and reversing land degradation. The fifteenth session of COP of the UNCCD at Abidjan, Cote d'lvoire, will take place between May 9 and May 20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the focus will be on restoring land productivity and ecosystem services… read-more

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 08:19 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: COP15 Of UNCCD, Union Environment Minister, Bhupender Yadav, Abidjan, Narendra Modi

Courtesy: ANI

Tiger playing in a national park

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Jim Corbett National Park May be Renamed As Ramganga National Park

Quoting Union Forest and Environment Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey, the director of the Jim Corbett National Park on October 6 said the name of the park would be replaced with Ramganga National Park. During his recent visit, Choubey reportedly announced to create a tiger safari at the Dhela rescue center in Ramnagar. Besides, he assured a compensation of Rs 15 lakh for families who would be relocated outside the park. 

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 07:50 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Nainital, Ramganga National Park, Union Environment Minister, Jim Corbett National Park

Courtesy: Times Now News

Smog Tower in Connaught Place New Delhi.

Photo: The Economic Times

Committee Formed To Monitor Functioning Of Delhi's Smog Tower 

After installing a smog tower at Cannaught place in Delhi, the government has now formed a 16-member committee to monitor the functioning of the tower. The committee, comprising five members from Delhi Pollution Control Committee headed by scientist Mohan George, will submit its reports every month. Meanwhile, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said the report would help us to determine whether we should install more smog towers.

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Union Environment Minister, Connaught Place, Smog tower, Delhi Pollution Control Committee

Courtesy: Times Now News

Union Environment virtually launches biomass plant in Pune to curb air pollution

Photo: Times of India

Environment Minister Virtually Launches Biomass Plant To Curb Air Pollution

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar virtually launched a demonstration of biomass plant at Pune. The plant produces compressed biogas from biomass which will help in curbing pollution. He also announced setting-up of a commission led by MM Kutty, former Chief secretary of Delhi, to fight air pollution along with adjoining states. Javadekar was addressing a meeting called on to discuss the steps to combat air pollution and chalk a… read-more

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 03:05 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Urban Air Pollution, Union Environment Minister, national capital, air quality index

Courtesy: ANI News