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Quality Forests with 4 ‘I’s – Image, Innovation, Initiative, Interaction – Needed: Prakash Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has asked forest and wildlife officers to focus on the 4 ā€˜Iā€™s ā€“ Image, Innovation, Initiative and Interaction – to improve quality of forests. Addressing the inaugural session of the two-day Conference of all Principal Chief Conservators of Forests and Wildlife Wardens on Wednesday, Javadekar said that maintaining and improving the quality of forests is a ...

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India Sincere on INDCs, to Present ‘Comprehensive Plan’ at Paris Summit: Prakash Javadekar

India’s environment minister Prakash Javadekar has reiterated India’s stand on compliance with the Climate Change agreements in the past and to forge ahead with its comprehensive plan at the Paris Summit to be held in December this year. The minsiter said India is finalizing its draft proposal before the crucial UN climate change conference in Paris and unlike most other ...

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Social Impact Study to be Made Compulsory Besides Environmental Study for Clearance: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Centre will soon implement an easy online mechanism to transfer funds to States under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) and apart from the required environmental study, the social impact study will be made compulsory in all applications. Social impact assessment (SIA) is a methodology to review the social effects of ...

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ISRO Satellite Imagery to Address Sand Mafia Menace?

Prakash Javadekar, minister of environment, forests and climate change, said ISRO technology will be used to map all rivers in the country to check illegal sand mining, which can save some precious whistleblowers’ lives. “The technology is available with ISRO and we are organizing a workshop in Delhi where we will provide details about a plan that will use satellite ...

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