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  • 10-Jun-2017
  • NITI Ayog launches SATH programme

    National Institution for Transforming India has launched Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital.The vision of the programme is to intiate transformation in health and education sectors.

  • EU and France grant 3.5mn Euros to India

    EU and France as a part of Paris Climate Agreement has agreed to grant 3.5mn Euros to Indian cities of Nagpur,Kochi and Ahmedabad to curb emissions and conserve the sustainablity of the area.It is extended as a part of Mobilize Your City initiative.

  • 09-Jun-2017
  • India and UNOSSC join hands for sustainable devlopment

    India and UN Office for South South cooperation have launched a partnership fund for implementing sustainable development across the world.They will implement country level projects for achieving the 17 developmental goals of 2030 agenda

  • 06-Jun-2017
  • Kerala government implements Nature Friendly Weddings

    Kerala government has decided to make weddings environment friendly as a part of Plastic Drive Green -Kerala Mission.They have planned to use tumblers and good utensils instead of paper cups and bowls.Decorations made up of thermocol are also banned .

  • 05-Jun-2017
  • World Environment Day

    World Environment day is celebrated June 5th every year to give awareness on environment and its protection.It is celebated under United Nation Development Programme.The host country for 2017 is Canada and the theme is Connecting people to nature.

  • 30-May-2017
  • Goa bans thin Plastic Bags

    The Goa government has banned thin plastic bags below 50 microns from July to tackle garbage.Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said the law will be implemented starting with a fine of Rs500 subsequently raised to Rs 5000.

  • 23-May-2017
  • World's smallest island nation Nauru ratified Solar alliance

    Nauru ,world's smallest nation  ratified International Solar Alliance ,a brainchild of PM Narendra Modi.It is a small nation with a population of just 10,200 and become the 6th country to ratify it.

  • 22-May-2017
  • World Biodiversity Day Observed

    World Biodiversity Day is observed on May 22 every year taking guidelines to protect our rich biodiversity.The theme for this year's biodiversity is Biodiversity and Sustainable tourism .The UN also has declared 2011-20 as the decade on Bio-diversity to promote the conservation of the required.


  • Madhya Pradesh bans sand mining of River Narmada

    Madhya Pradesh has banned sand mining of River Narmada untill a committe can arrive at a recommendation of how much sand can be mined .The committee headed by Rajendra Sukla will decide on the issue .The government has also put a complete ban on sand mining from the remaining rivers of the state.

  • 19-May-2017
  • NGT bans Waste dumping and Open Defecation in Yamuna plains

    National Green Tribunal banned dumping of waste and open defecation in the Yamuna plains and also warned a fine of Rs 5000 who violated the diktat.A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar constituted a commitee headed by Delhi Jal Board to overlook the cleaning of the river.The directions were given while NGT was hearing a plea on implementation of Phase 1-Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project-2017.


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