Javadekar takes over as environment minister

Prakash Javadekar Thursday took charge as the minister of environment, forest and climate change and said an online submission system for time-bound clearance of applications and greater transparency has been launched.

IANS| Last Updated: May 29, 2014, 14:41 PM IST

New Delhi: Prakash Javadekar Thursday took charge as the minister of environment, forest and climate change and said an online submission system for time-bound clearance of applications and greater transparency has been launched.

Javadekar said the system would ensure greater transparency and time-bound and faster clearance of applications.
"We will ensure that environment becomes a public movement, and there is more convergence between environment and growth," Javadekar said.