Kandla SEZ (KASEZ) : First Green SEZ In The Country

KANDLA SEZ (KASEZ): First Green SEZ In The Country.: Kandla becomes first Green SEZ in the country. Kandla Special Economic Zone (KASEZ), the oldest export zone in the country, has become the “first green industrial city” in India to receive a platinum rating under IGBC Green Cities Rating for existing cities in the industrial cities […]

G20 Climate Meet 2021

G20 Climate Meet: At the recent G20 Climate Meet, India urged the group of 20 nations (G20) having per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions above the global average to bring it down to the world average, thereby vacating ‘some’ carbon space for developing nations. This will support the developmental aspirations of the developing nations. Presently, […]

Renewables Integration In India 2021

Renewables Integration In India 2021: A report on “Renewables Integration in India 2021” was jointly launched by NITI Aayog and International Energy Agency (IEA). The report is based on the outcome of three states workshops held with the Governments of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat to understand the specific energy transition challenges faced by these renewable-rich […]

Historic Urban Landscape Project

Historic Urban Landscape Project: In Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior and Orchha cities have been selected by UNESCO under ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project’, which was started in the year 2011, for the inclusive and well-planned development of fast-growing historical cities while preserving the culture and heritage. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan virtually launched UNESCO’s ‘Historic Urban Landscape’ […]

Bureau Of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

Bureau Of Energy Efficiency (BEE): “Aiming for Sustainable Habitat: New Initiatives in Building Energy Efficiency 2021” was launched by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). These initiatives seek to enhance energy efficiency in the building sector and were launched as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’. Initiatives Launched: Eco Niwas Samhita 2021: It is an […]

Concentration of Polluted River Stretches: CPCB

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2018 identified 351 polluted river stretches in India.: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2018 identified 351 polluted river stretches in India. CPCB study reveals that discharge of untreated wastewater is one of the main causes of river pollution. The assessment of water quality for identification of […]

WHO-GMP/COPP Certification For 18 Ayurvedic Products.

WHO-GMP/COPP Certification For 18 Ayurvedic Products.: The Indian Medicines Pharmaceutical Corporation Ltd. (IMPCL) (Central Public Sector Enterprise) Mohan, Dist. Almora, Uttarakhand under the administrative control of Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India has applied for “WHO-GMP/COPP certification for 18 Ayurvedic products. The WHO GMP certificate is mandatory in most global markets for pharmaceutical companies to […]

National Carbon Emissions Trading Market: China

National Carbon Emissions Trading Market: China: After running pilot projects at the local level for over a decade, China has officially launched its long-awaited national carbon emissions trading market. China’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) has replaced the EU’s as the world’s largest emissions trading system. Carbon market: A carbon market is where greenhouse gas emitters […]

Commission For Air Quality Management In The National Capital Region And Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021:

The Commission For Air Quality Management In The National Capital Region And Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021:: The bill will be introduced in the parliament by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF). The bill will establish the commission and replace an ordinance. The Bill has taken into consideration the concerns of the farmers […]

Green National Highway Corridor Project.

Green National Highway Corridor Project.: Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways informed Rajya Sabha about the status of Green National Highway Corridor Project. The Government had signed loan agreement with the World Bank to develop Green National Highway Corridors (GNHCP). The project include Upgradation of about 781 km length of various National Highways passing […]