Ministry of Environment & Forests Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Government reconstitutes SEAC-II in Maharashtra

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 ..

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Union Government merges Green India Mission merged with MGNREGA to reclaim forest cover

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 ..

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India's Tigers population increases by 30% since 2011

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 ..

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