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Bengaluru Mission 2022

The Chief Minister of Karnataka B S Yediyurappa recently launched the “Bengaluru Mission 2022”. The mission aims to provide necessary infrastructure and basic amenities to people of Bengaluru to resolve their day-to-day problems and challenges. It basically plans to overhaul city infrastructure. The mission is to work in making Bengaluru “one of the best in ..

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Golden Peacock Environment Management Award

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has been awarded with the Golden Peacock Environment Management award for the year 2020 in the steel sector. The award was given for its efforts in adopting various environmental measures like upgrading pollution control facilities, treatment and recirculation of wastewater from individual units and outfalls, enhancement in green cover ..

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Sustainable Sold Waste Processing Facility developed by CSIR-CMERI

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) has developed Solid Waste Processing facility. Highlights The facility has helped to achieve decentralized decimation of solid waste. Also, it will help in creating value added products. The main objective of the system is to unburden the segregation responsibilities. This is achieved ..

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Indian Teenager Udit Singhal named in UN List of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for SDG

On September 18, 2020, the United Nations named an 18-year-old Indian teenager in the list of 2020 Class of Young leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. Udit Singhal The Delhi based teenager is the founder of Glass2Sand. It is zero waste ecosystem that converts glass to sand. The system has been addressing the growing problem of ..

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SC directs removal of Slum Dwellings along the Rail Tracks

The Supreme Court has directed removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along the 140 km length of railway tracks in Delhi within three months. It also directed that there shall not be any kind of political interference in execution of the plan. Key Facts The court restrained any court from granting any kind of stay with ..

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