Denying a media report that alerts of the Forest Survey of India, in connection with the recent Kurangani forest fires in Tamil Nadu, did not reach the state's forest department, the environment mi

To effectively plan and monitor the Government of India's flagship Clean Ganga Mission, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenatio

The Jammu and Kashmir Government will soon get a 3D terrain model of major rivers called digital elevation model to improve disaster management planning to deal with a deluge like the one in Septem

The Forest Department has tied up with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) for using remote sensing technology to monitor the forest wealth and water resources and land use planning.

The NRSC will provide technical guidance and training to the manpower deployed at the Green India Mission Lab here to take full advantage of Bhuvan, a geo-information portal of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). A Himachal portal will be launched soon under the Bhuvan platform through which all required information regarding the state could be accessed.

It manipulates data and facts to make a case against Act

Forest rights campaigners have slammed the satellite image-based study on the implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in Maharashtra as “deeply faulty and obviously biased,” arguing that it manipulates data and facts to make a case against the Act. Countering the report which a private company prepared at the behest of the State Forest Department, a critique by Madhu Sarin and others of the Campaign for Survival and Dignity says the study does not highlight its own data that only two per cent of claims it investigated could actually be “false” even by its incorrect interpretation.

PANJIM: The Central Government, acting through the Union Environment and Forests Ministry, has blamed the Goa government for the current mining imbroglio, in a 107-page affidavit filed before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, pointing out to repeated directives issued by it, in a bid to ensure compliance of various mining related regulations.

The ministry also pointed out that it acted swiftly after receiving the Shah Commission report on the irregularities in iron ore mining in Goa and directed the state government not to renew any mining lease until all issues were examined.

New Delhi: To keep track of the development being carried out in NCR, the government has commissioned a study based on inputs from satellite imageries.

New Delhi The country’s wasteland declined more than 5 lakh hectare during 2005-2008, a national wasteland atlas released on Wednesday has noted.

The atlas prepared by the National Remote Sensing Centre under the Indian Space Research Organisation has stated that wasteland during 2005-08 declined by 3.2 million hectare while increase in wasteland was to the tune of 2.7 million hectare.

With concerns rising over the increased environmental destruction due to development projects, the state has formulated its first draft of State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) to integrate c

GUWAHATI: For the first time, the Assam Government will use remote sensing technology to tackle the problem of erosion in the State.

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