India Water Week: Prakash Javedkar launches water literacy programme
India Water Week: Prakash Javedkar launches water literacy programme

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.​

Centre to launch water literacy campaign

After 'Swachh Bharat', the Centre is now planning to launch a water literacy campaign aimed at the optimal use of the scarce resource and reducing its wastage.

Lima UN talks agree building blocks for 2015 climate deal

About 190 nations agreed on Sunday the building blocks of a deal to combat climate change in 2015 amid warnings that far tougher action would be needed to cut rising world greenhouse gas emissions.

Clean India 'a bit of hype', needs more details: Jairam Ramesh

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.

Some remarks of SC hurt govt: Javadekar

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.

Will make environment norms for industries more stringent: Prakash Javadekar

The government will make environment norms for industries more stringent, but at the same time they will be practical, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.

Upgrading benchmarks of every industry: Prakash Javadekar

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.

We are upgrading benchmarks to prevent scams: Prakash Javadekar

I&B and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in a candid Interview with Zee Business Deputy Editor Amish Devgan

 

New tiger tracking system soon: Prakash Javadekar
New tiger tracking system soon: Prakash Javadekar

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 industry is liable to pay water cess: Govt

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.

Word `delay` is deleted under Narendra Modi govt: Prakash Javadekar

"Consider word `delay` has been deleted." This was the message by Prakash, Minister for I&B Minister, as he sought to assure all concerned that Modi govt would ensure speedy implementation of tasks.

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar holds first `janata darbar`

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.

Jairam Ramesh says Greenpeace is funded domestically

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 CM meets Environment Min over mining issues

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.

`India to have proactive role in global events on environment`

India would have a proactive role in the international events related to environment in the days to come, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said.

`India to have proactive role in global events on environment`

India would have a proactive role in the international events related to environment in the days to come, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said.

Javadekar promises fast clearances to infrastructure projects

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.

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.

Greenpeace demands Moily quit as environment minister

Greenpeace India Tuesday demanded Environment Minister Veerappa Moily`s resignation for giving speedy clearances to 70 projects in 20 days.

Cleared projects worth Rs 1.5 lakh cr: Veerappa Moily

Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily today said he has cleared projects worth Rs 1.5 lakh crore since he took over the additional charge of the Ministry last month.