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Posted On - 03 Sep 2015
India needs as much as $250 billion to meet its target of installing 100 gigawatts of solar power and 60,000MW of wind power by 2022
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 02 Sep 2015
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has told the environment ministry that renewable sources can make up at least 15% of India’s energy mix by 2030 if present policies are given a push. This analysis was done as part of the government’s strategy to enumerate India’s climate action plan to be submitted to United Nations.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 27 Aug 2015
The UP forest department has achieved a feat of sorts, meeting a target set by the Supreme Court and planting 6.2 lakh saplings in Agra and five adjoining districts over the past three months. Officials however admit that the far tougher task would be to ensure that these saplings live and grow into trees.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 25 Aug 2015
"We are collecting e-waste from all departments in our campus and also from individual students and teachers. Everyone is cooperating with us. Now we have collected hundreds of such discarded items," the comparative literature student told PTI.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 18 Aug 2015
Various environmental and social organisations have been promoting eco-friendly Ganesh idols, and their efforts have reportedly paid off: this year will be seeing a significant rise in demand for the idols of Shadu clay.
Sector - Green Living
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 18 Aug 2015
"This year, we have done three things - more sewage treatment plants and new technology, new rules of waste management - solid waste, e-waste, plastic waste, hazardous waste, bio-medical waste and construction waste. All rules have been changed and new technology has been brought in and the base has been widened. These are the real efforts to make India clean," Javadekar said in his message.
Sector - Green Living
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 18 Aug 2015
Indian writer Raju Thomas observed shortly after Mrs Gandhi’s trip that, “nor has the long-term energy question been resolved for India … Its known oil reserves are low … there are various limitations on the extensive use of coal … the promise of nuclear energy continues to draw the attention”. The same could be written today, with a passing mention of gas and renewable energy.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 14 Aug 2015
India’s Global Wind Power Limited has teamed up with Australia-based Heliostat to create hundreds of new jobs in South Australia, a media report said on Monday.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 14 Aug 2015
To promote eco-friendly vehicles, the government in April launched FAME India - Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles in India - offering incentives on electric and hybrid vehicles of up to Rs 29,000 for bikes and Rs 1.38 lakh for cars.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 12 Aug 2015
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Posted By - Chandan Arora



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Posted On - 03 Sep 2015
Engineering students’ Vidisha-based waste management startup collects 15 tons of scrap in four months
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 03 Sep 2015
Tuesday saw Amritsar (South) MLA Inderbir Singh Bolaria going door-to-door persuading people, not just in his constituency but in the whole city, against setting up of a solid waste management plant close to a residential area.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 27 Aug 2015
Under the scheme, two waste bins each will be placed in the office premises of various government departments spread on the civil station compound. The officials and public needs to put the degradable waste into green bins and plastic and paper into the red bins.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 18 Aug 2015
'Reboot' helping build tech-savvy rural India by providing affordable, refurbished IT goods
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 14 Aug 2015
Kerala made a strong statement of its cleanliness and waste management capabilities with two of its cities in the top 10 and Kozhikode ranking fifth in other major cities category.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 10 Aug 2015
"Solid Waste Management (SWM) department has started working on the project and soon we will be ready with the jingles and slogans. We will approach CBSE and ICSE schools management and principals and explain them our idea," said Siraj Ansari, chief engineer, SWM.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 10 Aug 2015
A seminar on 'E-Waste Management and Citizen Responsibilities' will be held here on August 11 to create awareness among public about the need and importance of proper management of E-Waste.Public is still not aware of the seriousness of the environmental problems caused by e-waste, Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA) Secretary Suresh said here today.E-waste Rules were notified by the government, but public is largely ignorant about them, he added.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 10 Aug 2015
City's poor rank of 331 among 476 Class-I cities across the country has put programmes run by the municipal corporation as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the solid waste management plan under the scanner.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 08 Aug 2015
KOLKATA: Have a defunct laptop or cellphone but can't discard it as it may contain private material? For pretty much every household, this problem is perennial — where to dump e-waste. To tackle the menace, MNCs, NGOs and universities have joined hands to spread awareness and also search for a solution. Some organizations have started collection centers for safe disposal of e-waste.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
Posted On - 05 Aug 2015
To provide expertise to the Karnal MC in strengthening the waste management system, a delegation of Dutch company Van Gansewinkel today visited the city and interacted with the people.
Posted By - Chandan Arora
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