The Environment Ministry has amended rules allowing thermal power plants within 10 kilometres of the National Capital Region (NCR) and in cities with more than 10 lakh population to comply with new emission norms by the end of 2022, according to official notification.

The environment ministry unveiled a set of draft rules that propose to ban several categories of single-use plastic items. The proposed prohibition on their manufacture, use, sale, import and handling is in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement in 2019 on phasing out single-use plastic by 2022.

Bringing awareness about air pollution sources (indoor as well as ambient) and associated health impacts in COVID-19 times has become utmost important. Addressing the issue of air pollution will help and lead to decline in morbidity and mortality as well as decline in respirable related illnesses during COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in January 2021, have issued the Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Management Guidelines.

The notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change number S.O.

This Action Plan for Vulture Conservation in India, 2020-2025, rightly advocates the prevention of misuse of veterinary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by ensuring their sale only on prescription. This would ensure that banned drugs are not used in veterinary treatment.

The following draft rules which the Central Government proposes to make, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6, 8 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), in supersession of the Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001, published in the Gazette of India, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section 3(ii), vide number

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has notified Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 (hereinafter Wetlands Rules) under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 as regulatory framework for conservation and management of wetlands in India.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MOEFCC) has published a Draft Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2019 on 4th December 2019 to further amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986. The Amendment is brought under Schedule 1 relating to standards for emission or discharge of environmental pollutants.

The National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP), 2019 seeks to create a 12 facilitative and regulatory environment to mainstream resource efficiency across all sectors 13 by fostering cross-sectoral collaborations, development of policy instruments, action plans 14 and efficient implementation and monitoring frameworks.

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