Ministry of Earth Sciences
The Ministry of Earth Sciences has recently informed the Lok Sabha that out of the 6,907.18 km long Indian coastline in the mainland, around 34 per cent is facing erosion, 26 per cent of it is of an accreting nature, ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Jitendra Singh, MoS Ministry of Earth Sciences, has told Rajya Sabha that a rapid increase in ocean warming has been experienced by the tropical Indian Ocean. It has been observed that there was around a 1-degree Celsius (°C) average rise ..
A Draft legislation has been approved by India’s Union Cabinet to provide a regulatory framework for research activities of India in Antarctica and also to protect the continent’s environment. Overview: The Ministry of Earth Sciences has piloted the Indian Antarctica ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
An e-book titled “Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas of India- State: Tamil Nadu” has been launched by the India Meteorological Department on 23rd March as part of World Meteorological Day celebrations Overview: This newly launched atlas can be accessed by ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
On its 15th Foundation Day the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched Earth System Science Data Portal (ESSDP) Highlights Dr Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of World Meteorological Organization (WMO), gave a lecture during this event. A report on ‘WMO, Disasters, Climate ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
India has planned to conduct the airborne radar surveys in order to estimate the thickness of Himalayan glaciers. Under the plan, the pilot study will be conducted in the Lahaul – Spiti basin of the Himachal Pradesh. This proposal was ..