Ministry of Environment Current Affairs, GK & News

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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National Chambal Sanctuary declared as eco-sensitive zone

As per the recent notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, the National Chambal Sanctuary was declared as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ). The sanctuary, which is located across the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, is home to 75 per cent of gharials, the fresh water gangetic dolphins, fresh water turtles and more than 180 ..

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Great Indian Bustard becomes mascot of the COP13 UN Convention of Conservation of Migratory Species

The Great Indian Bustard is the mascot of the UN Convention of Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) (COP 13). India has recently proposed to include three species- the Asian elephant, the Great Indian Bustard and the Bengal Florican in the list of ‘migratory species threatened with extinction’, under the CMS-COP 13. The Ministry of Environment, ..

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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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Union Environment Ministry launches theme song ‘Hawa Aane De’ to spread awareness about Air pollution

To celebrate 2019 World Environment Day (WED), the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has recently launched the song ‘Hawa Aane De’ to spread awareness about Air pollution. The theme song is written by Swanand Kirkire and sung by Shantanu Mukherjee, Kapil Sharma, Sunidhi Chauhan and Shankar Mahadevan. The film has been ..

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