Environment of India Current Affairs, GK & News
The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking size. Pollution and encroachments have resulted in the Dal Lake shrinking from its original area of 22 square kilometers to about 10 square ..
Topics: Biodiversity • Conservation in India • Dal Lake • Dredging Corporation of India • Eco-Sensitive Zone • Environment of India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Ministry of Environment and Forests • Natural environment • Suvini Zerboni
The Indian Government has decided to take the help of the Indian Army to help conserve a part of the population of the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard bird who’s current range current extends into the Pokhran firing range of Rajasthan. What has happened? The Indian Government has decided to enlist the help of the ..
Topics: Ardeotis • Bustard • Environment of India • Great bustard • Great Indian bustard • India • Lesser florican • MacQueen's bustard • Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary • States and union territories of India
The Jabalpur-based Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI) has launched a mobile phone application containing details about insects and pests and their management. The app “INSECT PESTS” is a tool that provides information on insect and pests found in various forest areas and their management in tropical forests of central India. The app contains information in ..
Topics: Conservation in India • Environment of India • Forestry • India • Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education • Ministry of Environment and Forests • Pest • TFRI • Tropical Forest Research Institute
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) signs MOU with TIFAC for supporting forest based communities
The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) has signed MOU with Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC) to provide livelihood opportunities and augment income of the forest based communities. Through this collaboration, TIFAC will help ICFRE to refine and up-scale the technologies developed, take technologies to the end users including farmers, State ..
The government has decided to establish a single, permanent Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes. It is set to be headed by a retired Supreme Court judge. In order to make the Tribunal’s award more effective, it is proposed that verdict awarded by the Tribunal will get notified automatically. As of now, the ..
Topics: Environment of India • History of the Republic of India • Interstate River Water Disputes Act • Kaveri River water dispute • Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal • Law in India • Politics of Karnataka • Tribunal • Water conflict