The State Pollution Control Board Sikkim submitted the action taken report on installation of e-flow meter by hydropower projects established in the state of Sikkim.

A plethora of initiatives for preserving biodiversity in Sikkim such as spreading mass awareness and adopting an eco-friendly policy has led to an increase of its forest cover by over four per cent

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tenzing Lepcha & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding Teesta-IV Hydro-Electric Project on the Teesta river near Chandey Village on left bank and near the Gyathang Village on the right bank in North district of Sikkim. The project envisages construction of a 65m high concrete gravity dam across Teesta river in downstream of confluence of Runchu with Teesta for a generation of 520 MW hydropower.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tseten Lepcha Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding the notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change dated 27.8.2014 declaring eight protected areas as Eco-sensitive Zones in in the State of Sikkim.

With 66,000 farmers’ livelihoods at stake, concern is growing over the Indian state’s organic farming experiment, with locals reluctant to pay higher prices.

A new species of a small mammal in the rabbit family has been discovered in the higher altitudes of the Himalayas in Sikkim, a study has claimed, saying it is an important part of the ecosystem.

Declares it India’s first organic state, promises airport

Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today made announcements to supplement the ongoing efforts of the government and stakeholders in making Sikkim a fully ‘organic state’ by the end of 2015.

A team of officials from Sikkim’s East District Administration and the NHPC has found that 16 houses downstream of the Teesta Stage-V hydel project in Jang village in Lower Rakdong Tintek are at hi

Delayed by over two years due to natural calamities, the 1200 MW Teesta III hydropower project in Sikkim is scheduled to commence commercial production in the first quarter of 2015.

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