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Sterlite got green clearance after TN pollution panel nod: Official

May 25 2018

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.

BNPM gets green nod to increase bank note paper production

May 21 2018

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.

UGC directs universities to ban plastic cups, bottles on campus

May 19 2018

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.

Env min launches scheme to train 5.5 lakh green skilled workers

May 14 2018

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 asks 10 Naxal-hit states to expedite development projs

May 03 2018

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.

Ministry calls for time-bound execution of clean air plan

Apr 19 2018

Amid green organisations voicing concern over the absence of pollution reduction targets, the Union Environment Ministry called for time-bound implementation of the NCAP.

Env min okays plan to tackle air pollution in Del-NCR

Mar 12 2018

The plan has a number of measures including actions to reduce vehicular emissions and control dust from constructions.

Hope to cut air pollution in 100 cities by 50 pc in nxt 5 yrs

Feb 13 2018

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.

Environment ministry to support skill development of over 5 lac youths

Feb 13 2018

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.

Env ministry seeks improved air connectivity for Gir

Jan 06 2018

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.

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