Union Environment Ministry had given clearance to the Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi after getting a go-ahead from the state pollution control board.
The govt's Bank Note Paper Mill India has received green signal to increase the production of bank note paper at its Mysuru unit in Karnataka.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all varsities and higher educational institutions to ban use of plastic cups, lunch packets, straws, bottles and bags on their campuses.
The Env Ministry launched its full fledged Green Skill Development Programme that aims to train over 5.5 lakh workers in environment sector by 2021.
Home Ministry has asked 10 Naxal-hit states to expedite development projects in Left Wing Extremism affected areas after the Environment Ministry relaxed its guidelines.
Amid green organisations voicing concern over the absence of pollution reduction targets, the Union Environment Ministry called for time-bound implementation of the NCAP.
The plan has a number of measures including actions to reduce vehicular emissions and control dust from constructions.
Harsh Vardhan said the environment ministry hopes to bring down air pollution in around 100 non-attainment cities by 50 pc in the next five years under the NCAP.
Harsh Vardhan said that in the next three years, his ministry plans to support the skill development of over five lakh youths in sectors related to environment.
The issue of poor air connectivity with Gir National Park has been taken up with the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the environment ministry has told a parl panel.
Bags EPC packages of Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar pradesh of Rs 1738 Cr
Approved buyback of 29 Lk shares amounting Rs 200.2 Cr
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board ordered disconnection of electricity
Disconnection is applicable for copper smelter unit-I at Thoothukudi district
Order requires closure of unit with immediate effect
Thoothukudi copper smelter unit has not been operating since Mar 27
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