These guidelines outline the modalities of convergence between the National Mission for Green India (GIM) and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) so as to achieve environmentally sound interventions to climate change and achieve a faster growth rate in the rural economy.

REDD+ presents opportunities to cater to the varied needs and interests of a wide range of stakeholders.

The REDD+ regime has to enhance the carbon and other ecosystem services, it should strengthen the efforts of biodiversity conservation, and help secure the livelihoods of the ecosystem dependent local communities in India.

Document contains the Statement of Prime Minister of India delivered at the Plenary of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20 Summit), Rio de Janeiro on June 21, 2012.

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Document contains the full text of Speech of Ms. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Environment & Forests, Government of India, delivered at High Level Round Table on “Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference” on 20 June 2012 at 4.30 - 7.30 p.m. at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Document contains opening remarks by Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of State for Environment and Forests at the Media Interaction, held at Rio de Janeiro on June 20, 2012.

Read the Proceedings of the workshop “Preparedness of REDD+ Project in India” held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 23 March 2012.

This document contains the Joint statement issued by BASIC Ministers during 10th BASIC Meeting held in New Delhi on 13-14 Feb 2012.

This document contains the Joint statement issued at the conclusion of the Fourth Meeting of Ministers of the BASIC Group took place in Rio de Janeiro on the 25th and 26th of July 2010.

Ministers reiterated the importance of the two pronged approach, which envisages, an ambitious and comprehensive outcome for the negotiations under both the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-Term Cooperative Action u

This is report of the expert group set up by the Ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) on environmental aspects of quarrying of minor minerals.