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Cabinet approves MoC between India & Japan on Sustainable Urban Development

Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on Sustainable Urban Development between India and Japan by suspending the existing MoU of 2007 on Urban Development. How MoC will be implemented? To implement and strategize programmes on cooperation under MoC, a Joint Working Group (JWG) will be constituted. JWG will meet once in a year in ..

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NITI Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar Panel to reform Urban Planning Education System

The NITI Aayog recently constituted a 14-member panel to reform the urban planning education system. The panel is to be headed by Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog. The other members of the panel are Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, secretaries of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Panchayati Raj and ..

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Innovating for Clean Air

The initiative, Innovating for Clean Air a two-year India-UK joint initiative in Bengaluru aimed at providing a unique air quality measurement system. Monitoring Air Quality The initiative provides for a unique air quality measurement system integrating satellite and sensor data and supports India’s transition to Electric Vehicles (EVs). The initiative will identify innovations having potential to ..

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World Earth Day observed on 22nd April

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 are on the verge of extinction due to climate change, deforestation, pollution and illegal poaching. ..

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International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

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 Rejuvenation. The conference is being organised by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on 10th and ..

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