The Kerala government has decided to set up India’s first international women’s trade centre (iWTC) in Kozhikode to accelerate women entrepreneurship and secure gender parity. It is in consonance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The first phase ..
In Pune, Social activist Makarand Tilloo has won the ‘Save Water Hero Award’ by the HridayMitra Foundation for his efforts to raise awareness about water conservation in the city. Tilloo is a Laughter Yoga trainer and motivational speaker by profession. ..
On 22nd April 2009 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 22nd April as the ‘International Mother Earth Day’. The theme of 2019 World Earth Day is ‘Protect Our Species’. It will mainly focus on saving species which ..
The World Water Day (WWD) is observed every year on 22nd March to tackle the global water crisis in households, schools, workplaces and farms. This day is also celebrated as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater ..
India is all set to host the International conference on Sustainable water management. It is the first ever international conference on Sustainable water management under the aegis of National Hydrology Project, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga ..
Chief Statistician of India to chair High Level Steering Committee to review National Indicator Framework (NIF) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently approved the constitution of a High Level Steering Committee for periodically reviewing and refining the National Indicator Framework (NIF) for monitoring of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with associated ..