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

Bhupendra Yadav launches PRANA Portal

Union environment minister, Bhupendra Yadav, launched a portal called PRANA on September 7, 2021. Key Points PRANA Portal will be used to track the progress of the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) in order to comply with India’s commitment to ensure clean air and blue skies to everybody. This portal was launched on the occasion ..

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31.6% Rise in E-waste Generation Last Year

In the year 2020, India has generated a total of 10,14,961.2 tonnes of e-waste which is an increase of 31.6% when compared to the previous year. Highlights Ashwini Kumar Choubey , Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change relayed this information in the Rajya Sabha. The minister has also asked for state-wise data ..

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India-Bhutan: MOU inked to cooperate in areas of Environment

India and Bhutan have signed an MoU to develop cooperation between two countries in the area of environment. Key Points about MoU MoU was signed virtually by Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. It will open new vistas of bilateral cooperation in the area of climate change, waste management etc. MoU will ..

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September 19: International Coastal Clean-Up Day

Every year, the International Coastal Clean-Up Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of the month of September. This year, the day is celebrated on September 19 under the theme Theme: Achieving a Trash free coastline Highlights The International Coastal Clean-Up Day encourages people to clean beaches and remove garbage plaguing the beach. The day ..

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Mizoram launches Green-Ag project

Mizoram government has launched Green-Ag project, funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF), aimed at catalyzing sustainable transformation of Indian agriculture without compromising the food security and income safety for the farmers. Highlights Mizoram is one of the five states where the said project is being implemented apart from Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. Mizoram ..

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