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Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Brundtland Commission The above definition of Sustainable Development was given by Brundtland Commission. Brundtland Commission was a commission established by the United Nations in 1983 as World Commission on Environment and Development ..
According to the United National Development Programme (UNDP), Telangana has emerged the best performing states in terms of achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). It is to be noted that in December 2019, India released SDG India Index. India was the first country to release SDG index. The index was launched by NITI Aayog. Highlights Telangana ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The World Sustainable Summit is an annual event organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). It is being organized since 2001. The event has become a premier international event focusing on developing actions. Highlights The event is to be held between January 29, 2020 and January 31, 2020. This year, the event is being ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The Ministry of Coal, Government of India has decided to establish a ‘Sustainable Development Cell’ that will advise, plan, mentor and monitor the mitigation measures taken by the coal companies for maximizing the utilization of resources available across the country in a sustainable way by minimizing the adverse impact of mitigating and mining for ecosystem ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation collaborated with the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable development to conduct the TECH 2019 in December. The TECH is a 3 day conference that brings together government nominated experts, policymakers, stakeholders, government officials, etc. to discuss the use of digital technology for learning ..
The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is set to organize Aquabe 2019 –India’s first international conference on Blue Economy and Aquatic Resources from November 28 to 30. Around 500 stakeholders representing various countries are expected to be the part of this conference to discuss the potential of development and growth of the ..
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