Environment Ministry Current Affairs - 2019

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Government releases Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy

Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) recently released Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy, 2019. It has invited comments and suggestions from stakeholders including public/private organizations, experts and concerned citizens on the draft policy. Features of Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP) It envisions future with environmentally sustainable and equitable economic growth, resource Read More…

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GM mustard DMH-11 trials may get nod for field-trials

Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) will soon convene special meeting of Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) to decide on field-trial approvals for transgenic mustard DMH-11 developed by University of Delhi’s Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants (CGMCP). Background CGMCP had earlier applied to grow transgenic mustard (DMH-11) in plots in Read More…

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Environment Ministry gives nod to Neutrino project

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF’s) has given environmental clearance to India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) project to be set up in Bodi West hills in Tamil Nadu. The approval was given by MoEF’s Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) after taking up INO project issue as special case. Key Facts The project proponents during meeting with Read More…

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Animal Welfare Board of India headquarters shifted from Chennai to Ballabhgarh

Government has shifted headquarters of Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) to Ballabhgarh in Faridabad District of Haryana from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was shifted after consultation with AWBI for better coordination between the Environment Ministry and AWBI for carrying out the animal welfare activities. The Rule 3 of the Animal Welfare Board (Administrative) Rules, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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