Envrionment Current Affairs - 2020

NITI Aayog launches India Energy Security Scenarios 2047

National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has launched the second version of an open source web based tool India Energy Security Scenarios 2047 calculator (IESS 2047). The tool was launched by the NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya at a function held at the Federation House in New Delhi. Key facts IESS 2047 tool Read More…

Cochin Airport becomes world’s first to operate completely on Solar Power

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) of Kerala has become the first airport in the world to fully operate on solar power. It achieved this feat after Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chand officially commissioned the 12 MWp solar power plant near the cargo complex of airport. Key facts The plant comprises 46,150 solar panels laid across Read More…

Union Government launches School Nursery Yojana

Union Government has launched the School Nursery Yojana in a bid to bring school students closer to nature by involving them in raising of saplings in school nurseries. The scheme was launched by Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi. About School Nursery Yojana Objective: To create an everlasting bond between the young school Read More…