Biodiversity in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Vision Plan (2021-2031) for Indian Zoos

Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change released the “Vision Plan: 2021-2031” for Indian zoos. This plan was released during a two-day National Conference for zoo directors & veterinarians in Gujarat. Highlights The two-day conference was organized by Central Zoo Authority and was hosted by Sardar Patel Zoological Park, Kevadia in Gujarat. This Vision Plan ..

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Endangered African Violet plant discovered in Mizoram

A new species of plant, called African violet, was discovered by Indian Institute of Science education and research (IISER), Bhopal. Key Points African violet is found in parts of Mizoram and adjoining areas in Myanmar. This discovery has given a platform for northeast in biodiversity which is still understudied and undiscovered. Discovery was done under ..

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India Biodiversity Awards 2021

Recently, India Biodiversity Awards 2021 were presented on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22. Who are the winners? Krishi Avam Paristhitiki Vikas Sansthan (KRAPAVIS) won the award under the category ‘Sustainable Use of Biological Resources.’ Shaji N.M., who is also called as ‘Tuber Man’ of Kerala has won in individual ..

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