Rural Development Minister Jairam
Ramesh has written a fresh letter to UP Chief Minister Mayawati over alleged irregularities in implementation of MNREGA in seven districts and demanded a CBI probe into it.
Environment Minister Jairam
Ramesh on Saturday said he has not abandoned the `Go, No-Go` policy
of classifying forest areas but suggested a "compromise" that
could allow coal mining on more land to meet the country`s
Government is trying to bring in
relevant and solution-oriented regulations such as fuel
efficiency standards for vehicles and market-based instruments
such as the Perform-Achieve-Trade (PAT) scheme for energy
Union Environment Minister Jairam
Ramesh has shot down Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan`s
proposal to allow noise relaxation in "silence zones" arguing
that "certain practicalities cannot be wished away".
In an attempt to mollify Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh after a spat over the proposed Navi Mumbai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel today said he would work closely with his cabinet colleague to move forward.
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh
on Saturday disfavoured the proposed Navi Mumbai Airport saying it
would have serious environmental implication and suggested an
alternative site for the second airport in Mumbai.
Gurudas Kamat met Union Environment
Minister Jairam Ramesh in Delhi today and discussed various
impediments in the development of Mumbai due to Environmental
and Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) regulations.