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

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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Green Good Deeds initiative to Promote Environmental Awareness

The Minister of State for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Babul Supriyo on Monday, 9th December 2019 in a written reply to Rajya Sabha informed that the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change coordinates a Central Sector Scheme namely ‘Environment Education, Awareness and Training’. The Scheme promotes environmental awareness and to mobilize ..

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Awards for first ever CMS Vatavaran-2019 presented

The Awards for first-ever MoEF&CC and CMS VATAVARAN-2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment was presented in New Delhi. The awards were presented by Ravi Agrawal, Additional Secretary, Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) at culmination of four-day festival where all shortlisted films were showcased. Key Highlights The Jury which selected ..

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