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11 committees set up to drive country to Circular Economy

The government has set up 11 committees which will be led by the concerned line ministries apart from officials from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and NITI Aayog.  The committee will expedite the transition India from a linear to a circular economy across the 11 focus areas. Highlights These committees will be ..

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PM Narendra Modi addresses India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE)

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, addressed the India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE) on February 19, 2021. Highlights During the hackathon, Narendra Modi said that there is a need to look at India’s consumption patterns. India also needs to look upon how to reduce their ecological impact. The prime minister further said that the ..

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What is India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon?

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is an initiative set up by NITI Aayog. AIM has collaboration with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). It will conduct a two-day hackathon on circular economy, ‘India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE)’, in December 2020. What are the Key themes of the India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon? The Key themes ..

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3rd Indo-German Environment Forum held in New Delhi

On 13th Feb, the 3rd Indo-German Environment Forum was held in New Delhi with the theme “Cleaner Air, Greener Economy”. The one-day event focuses on challenges, solutions and necessary framework conditions of air pollution control, waste management and circular economy as well as implementation of NDCs and SDGs based on Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030 ..

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National Productivity Week: February 12-18, 2019

National Productivity Council (NPC) is celebrating National Productivity week from February 12th to 18th, 2019. This year, the theme is “Circular Economy for Productivity & Sustainability”. This theme will help NPC to meet its zero waste goal.The above theme is decided by looking into the different national objectives of sustainable growth and commitments with respect ..

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