Conservation Programme: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

What are DMF Funds that are to be used by the states to combat COVID-19?

Published: March 28, 2020

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman recently instructed the state governments to use DMF (District Mineral Foundation) funds to fight against COVID-19. This is being done to supplement medical facilities that will help fight against Corona Virus. What are DMF Funds? The District Mineral Foundation is a non-profit body. It was set up in those districts that ..

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GoI launches Saksham, a mega campaign on fuel conservation

Published: January 15, 2020

The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) operating under Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas will launch fuel conservation campaign on January 16, 2020. Highlights The campaign will create awareness among public about fuel conservation. PCRA has been conducting Saksham campaigns in different parts of the country. This year, the campaign will create awareness about the ..

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Darjeeling zoo gets a male snow leopard for breeding conservation programme

Published: June 27, 2016

The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) in Darjeeling, West Bengal has received a male snow leopard named Makalu from London’s Dudley Zoological Gardens. The male snow leopard will be used for en-situ breeding conservation programme at PNHZP. It will also help to balance the poor sex ratio of the Darjeeling zoo (8 female and ..

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