Ministry of Environment & Forests Current Affairs, GK & News
Prime Minister Modi virtually inaugurated the National Conference of Environment Ministers held in Gujarat. Key facts National Conference of Environment Ministers of all States is a two-day event held at Ekta Nagar in Gujarat on September 23 and 24 this year. The objective of this conference is to promote cooperative federalism through the promotion of ..
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change had recently released the Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE-ZOO) report 2022, which was created based on the survey of zoos across India. Key highlights India currently has 147 recognized zoos, which are categorized as large (17), medium (23), small (33), mini-zoos (60) and rescue centres (14). The recent ..
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The Ministry of Environment of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have jointly launched the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme. Key facts The GEF Small Grants Programme provides financial and technical assistance to projects focusing on conserving and restoring environment while also enhancing ..
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Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted the second State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) in Maharashtra. The reconstituted SEAC-II will assess projects falling in category 8 of the schedule of (Environment Impact Assessment) EIA notification 2006 in the Mumbai metropolitan region and Konkan division in Maharashtra. SEAC-II will have seven members ..
Union Government has merged Green India Mission (GIM) with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Scheme. By merging GIM with MGNREGA Scheme government seeks to increase 10 million hectares of forest cover. Key facts National Mission for a Green India aims for afforestation at 10 million hectares of land over the next ..
As per tiger census report 2014, the population of tigers in India has increased from 1,706 in 2011 to 2,226 in 2014. This tiger census report was released by Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar. Key facts of tiger census report 2014 It shows an increase of 30 per cent in country’s tiger population compared to ..