The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India is observing “India Water Week” from January 13 to 17th in an effort to raise awareness, conserve and use of water resources in the integrated manner.
Claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' has become a slogan and "a bit of hype", Former Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday said the programme also needs to address the issue of open defecation.
Days after the Supreme Court ticked off his ministry for sleeping like 'Kumbhakarna', Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said "off the cuffs remarks" made by the Supreme Court "sometimes hurt" the government.
I&B and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in a candid Interview with Zee Business Deputy Editor Amish Devgan says that the NDA government has been able to control price rise especially that of petrol.
A new tiger tracking system will be launched soon, announced the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. This system will be launched by The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in collaboration with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau .
Every person running an industry and every local authority using water irrespective of sources from where water is drawn is liable to pay cess on quantity of water consumed by them, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Pitching for wider participation of people to increase green cover in cities, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday held his first "janta darbar" where he listened to concerns about depleting forests and suggestions to check the trends on the issue.
Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday virtually backed the NGO Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat to the country`s economic growth.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today met Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and discussed the issues arising from the ban of mining activities within a kilometre of national parks and sanctuaries.
New Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday promised to ensure "fast clearances" to infrastructure projects in a transparent manner and launched a process for transparent environmental clearance.
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.