Tag: Forest and Climate Change

Ken Betwa Link Project gets environment clearance

Newsroom24x7 Desk NEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has accorded the crucial Environment clearance for the ambitious Ken-Betwa river link project spread over two States -Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. The public announcement was made today about the environment clearance for the Ken-Betwa river linking project. The Environment Appraisal Committee had

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Environment Minister Seeks Detailed Report on Elephant Deaths

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave, has sought a detailed report on the train accident in Bishnupur area of West Bengal yesterday, leading to the death of three elephants. Dave has asked all concerned local authorities to find out the exact reason behind

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No final decision on GM Mustard as yet says Government of India

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi:  Government of India has described as inaccurate reports in a section of the media stating that the statutory Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has granted approval to GM Mustard. In a statement today the Government has clarified that no final decision has

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Selection of NBA Chairman: The exercise to fill the post remains under a cloud

Newsroom24x7 Exclusive The absence of a dedicated Head at National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) speaks volumes of the thrust, focus and priority that is being given to the field of biodiversity conservation by Government of India. New Delhi: The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) remains headless for the last one-and-half year as the top seat remains conspicuously unoccupied.

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