Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Current Affairs, GK & News

Hariyali Mahotsav 2022

Hariyali Mahotsav is set to be organised on July 8, 2022. Event will be held by “Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change” at Talkatora Stadium, in New Delhi. Key Facts Hariyali Mahotsav will be organised under “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”. It will be organised with the objective of raising awareness on significance of trees ..

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Changes in Environmental Clearance process

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has introduced a number of changes to the environmental clearance process for projects development projects while proposing to exempt others entirely from its jurisdiction due to which the environmentalists are showing concern. These proposals and changes came in the form of two office memorandums and two ..

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Recent Study on Pollination of Moths

A study has revealed that moths are essential for pollination in northeast India’s Himalayan environment. The study established that 91 species of moths are pollinators of 21 different species of plants in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim in the north-eastern Himalayas. Overview: The results are significant as most pollination research focused on daytime pollinators such as ..

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HCFC-141b Import Licence Prohibited in India from 1st January 2020

As per the notification released by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India,  the production of the ozone-depleting chemical, Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-141 b have been completely phased out by India. Earlier, HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) was adopted by the Ministry to completely phase out the chemical which accounted for the consumption ..

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Phase Out of Ozone Depleting Chemicals achieved by India

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (EFoCC) recently announced that India has achieved the complete phase out of ozone depleting Hydro Chloro Fluoro Carbons (HCFC). The achievement has its route to the Montreal Protocol Highlights In order to move towards environment friendly technologies, the Ministry of EFoCC prohibited import of HCFC-141b. The order was ..

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FSI: 21.4% of forest cover prone to forest fires

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released India State of Forest Report, 2019. The report predominantly talks about forest cover in the country. The report also mentions about forest fires in the country. Highlights of forest fire According to the report, 21.4% of Indian forests are prone to forest fires. The report ..

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