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Etalin Hydro Power Project

Etalin Hydro Power Project: Wildlife scientists and conservationists in Arunachal Pradesh flagged threats to local biodiversity from the proposed Etalin hydroelectric (3,097 MW) project in Dibang Valley. To raise the issue,they approached the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). WildLIfe Institute of India (WII) and the […]

Environment Performance Index 2022

Environment Performance Index 2022: In the recently released Environment Performance Index-2022, India was at the bottom among 180 The Environment Performance Index (EPI) is an international ranking system that measures environmental health and sustainability of countries. The EPI, a biennial index, was started in 2002 as Environmental Sustainability Index by the World Economic Forum in […]

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG): External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar recently said that India looks forward to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) by overcoming political impediments. The 48-member NSG is an elite club of countries that deals with the trade-in nuclear technology and fissile materials besides contributing to the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Brought in […]

Single Nodal Agency (SNA) Dashboard

Single Nodal Agency (SNA) Dashboard: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman launched the Single Nodal Agency (SNA) Dashboard during the Iconic Week Celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations of Ministry of Finance, in New Delhi. The Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ Iconic Week celebrations from 6th June […]