Swachhotsav, a 3-week women-led cleanliness campaign under the Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0, has been launched by Union Minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri to recognize and celebrate the shift from women in sanitation to women-led sanitation. The campaign aims to ..
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Scientists from South Korea have developed a new water purification system that can effectively remove microplastics from water in just 10 seconds. The system uses a polymer that is relatively inexpensive and has excellent adsorption performance and good photothermal properties. ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On 29th March 2022, a decentralised waste management technology park will be inaugurated in East Jaffrabad, New Delhi under the Waste to Wealth Mission which is an initiative under the Principal Scientific Adviser to the central government’s office. This park ..
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On 13th March, Mumbai Climate Action Plan (MCAP) was released, which was prepared by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Preparation of MCAP Before the preparation of MCAP, a vulnerability assessment of greenhouse gas (GHG) and natural green cover inventory was conducted. ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
On January 5, 2022, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change shared the draft notification for regulations on “extended producer responsibility (EPR) for waste tyres”. Key facts The regulation will be effective in the fiscal year 2022-23, if finalised. Draft ..
Kerala government is set to launch a mobile application to improve and track the collection of inorganic waste across local self-governing bodies. Key Points Smart garbage mobile app will be launched across all six municipal corporations, 300 village bodies and ..