The Environment Ministry will work as a facilitator of sustainable development by bringing transparency, removing bottlenecks and encouraging people's participation, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Monday.
Tax incentives, easier overseas borrowing norms and innovative financial instruments for clean energy projects will boost India's efforts to achieve sustainable development in the long term, says a report.
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.
Road accidents contribute "highly" to the death rate in the country and the society needs to be given knowledge on various aspects in case of an emergency, experts speaking at a symposium on health and development at the 102nd Indian Science Congress said here Monday.
Terming the Indo-US Joint Working Group as an "important platform" for addressing environment and sustainable development concerns, Environment minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said the group needs to work "very closely" and develop common understanding and balanced package for post 2020 period.
Himachal Pradesh today became the first Indian state to get USD 100 million World Bank project for promoting green growth and sustainable development in the state as the Centre, the World Bank and the state signed a deal to this effect here today.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Saturday that his country would deepen cooperation with UN agencies to boost green development, address climate change, so as to promote the world`s sustainable development.
Global leaders who converged at the 14th edition of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi on February 2 called for immediate attention for the conservation of natural resources like oceans which are shared by the global community.