Chemical industry: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GoI revamps PCPIR Policy

On June 25, 2020, the chemicals and Fertilizers Advisory Forum meeting was held. The meeting was chaired by the Union Minster of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Sadananda Gowda. Highlights This was the second meeting attended by the members of the forum. The forum members during the meet discussed possible ways to realize Atma Nirbhar Bharat ..

10th Biennial International Exhibition & Conference “India Chem 2018” held in Mumbai

The 10th Biennial International Exhibition & Conference “India Chem 2018” was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra from October 4-6. The conference was jointly organised by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). India Chem 2018 will showcase Government policy for sustained growth in the sector that will ..

Disposal of Bhopal toxic waste approved

The government sanctioned removal of about 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Bhopal. The sanction was given subsequent to commendations from a Group of Ministers (GoM) on the Bhopal Gas tragedy chaired by Home Minister P C Chidambaram.  As per the proposal, the Central Govt will pay Rs 25 crore towards the ..