Tag: Ministry of Environment

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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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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BMS Rathore goes as Chief Policy Adviser ICIMOD

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Indian Forest Service officer (1982), borne on the Madhya Pradesh cadre, BMS Rathore has been appointed as Chief policy Adviser in International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. For Rathore, who as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change at the Centre,

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