India has become the first country in the world to develop this draft blueprint outlining action plan to bring down cooling requirement and refrigerant demands across sectors by 20 per cent to 25 per cent by 2037-38 while slashing cooling energy requirements by 25 per cent to 40 per cent within the same period. It was released by the Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan.


The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change issues the Draft Island Coastal Regulation Zone (ICRZ) Notification, 2018 for seeking comments/suggestions from all cocerned.

The notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment and Forests number S.O.20 (E), dated the 6th January, 2011 (hereinafter referred to as the Island Protection Zone Notification, 2011), the Central Government declared certain coastal stretches of the Middle Andaman, North Andaman, South Andaman and Greater Nicobar and ent

The following draft rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 which the Central Government proposes 10 issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment

The Central Government makes the following rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules. 1986. namely: These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2018.

With the deadline for receiving public suggestions and comments on the draft coastal regulations zone (CRZ) 2018 ending a fortnight back, the central government has carried out amendments for location of defence-related projects in CRZ and aspects related to the hazard line.

The following draft of the notification, which the Central Government proposes to issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1), read with clause (v) and clause (xiv) of subsection (2) and sub-section (3) of section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) is hereby published, as required under sub-rule (3) of rul

This book presents the technical story of plastics in a non-technical language for people all around the world. In an engaging narrative, the book talks about the history of plastics as well as the widespread use in our daily lives.

This book covers a holistic overview of the Indian plastic industry, existing challenges, the role of citizen groups and, most importantly, the role of the informal sector. The Indian lifestyle is based on a maximal recovery of resources before disposal.

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