MoEF plans to approach union cabinet to secure at least Rs 23,000 crore during current plan period to sustain the project

Green India Mission, the Rs 46,000-crore ambitious project meant to increase the country’s forest cover, is struggling to keep itself rolling due to fund crunch. The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) is planning to approach the union cabinet soon to secure at least Rs 23,000 crore during the current plan period to sustain the project.

New Delhi: India’s economic development has led to the worsening of air quality in major Indian cities, according to the results of a survey by The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) in Bangalor

Delhi residents think the climate is changing, environmental issues are worsening and that government should regulate polluting agents, a survey released on Monday found.

Mumbai: Most Mumbaikars are unwilling to segregate waste before disposal, according to a survey by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

Despite the belief that waste segregation at source is the best way to handle solid waste and limit health hazards, 80% of those surveyed were not willing to do it. The survey revealed that generating less waste and improving the recycling capacity are other ways which people felt can help manage waste. A meagre 8% were in favour of a user charge.

Survey Gauges City’s Attitude Towards Issues On Environment

Mumbai: Climate change is no longer an environmentalist’s concern. Erratic weather, change in temperature, depletion of air quality and wind patterns seem to be weighing on Mumbaikars’ minds too.

Identifying 37 per cent — or about 60,000 square km — of the Western Ghats as ecologically sensitive, a high-level panel has recommended that “destructive” activities such as mining, thermal power, major construction, and some hydel power projects should not be allowed there.

However, the panel was silent about any restrictions in the remaining 96,000 square km area, thus creating the perception that it had diluted earlier recommendations that the entire Ghats should be declared as an eco-sensitive area.

Energy department has urged bulk power purchaser Gridco & Ipicol to study similar policies of other states

Coming under a veiled attack from independent power producers (IPPs) due to its demand for free power, the Odisha government has now decided to scrutinize policies of other states before taking any final call on its comprehensive thermal power policy on the pipeline.
The state energy department has urged bulk power purchaser Gridco and investment promotion agency- Industrial Promotion & Investment Corporation of Odisha Ltd (Ipicol) to study similar policies of other states.

In view of the acute power crisis in the State, the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) has taken up solar power generation in girijan schools in the agency (tribal) areas in the Eastern Gh

At Mathura, countless songs fill the air regaling Lord Krishna’s relationship with his gopis and the Yamuna.

The average Indian railway passenger generates 64 grams of garbage a day.