Environment

Plastic Park approved to be set up in Deoghar District, Jharkhand

2 months ago Shruti Goel 0
Today, the Government of India has approved for setting up a Plastic Park in Deoghar District, Jharkhand as announced by the Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananthkumar. The total cost of the project is estimated to be around Rs 120 crores in an area of 150 acres. The project would Read More

World’s largest Solar Park launched in Karnataka

3 months ago Rishita Raj 0
The park named as “Shakti Sthala” is launched by Karnataka government in Pavagada in Tumakuru district, about 180km from Bengaluru is the world’s largest solar park. The park spans over 13,000 acres(53km square) spread over five villages. The park has been built by a total investment of Rs16,500 crore with the capacity of 2,000MW. The Read More

Inauguration of 10th Mega Food Park in India

3 months ago Shruti Goel 0
In the state of Maharashtra, the first Mega Food Park will be inaugurated on 1st March 2018 M/s Satara Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. at Village Degaon, District Satara. The inauguration will be done by Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, in the presence of Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Maharashtra. This Read More

Indian State of Forest Report(ISFC)2017

3 months ago Rishita Raj 0
Mr Harsh Vardhan, the minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change(MoEFCC)has released Indian State of Forest Report ( ISFC )2017 in NewDelhi.The report revealed that there is an increment of 8,021 sq km or 1% in the total forest area after 2015.He also said that the nation has shown an increasing trend in the forest Read More

The recent progress of cleaning River Ganga

3 months ago Saloni Hindocha 0
The River Ganga is considered extremely sacred by the Hindus. For millions of people in India and around the world, Ganga is not only a river but a Goddess. However, in the recent years, the Ganga has also gained fame for a different reason altogether which is being one of the most polluted rivers in Read More

Planets beyond the Milky Way

3 months ago Shruti Goel 0
For the first time, researchers have discovered a bunch of planets outside the Milky Way galaxy. This new galaxy has been found to be located at a distance of 3.8 light years. This discovery has been done by using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory which is a telescope in space being controlled by the Read More

Moon: Super, Blood, and Blue

4 months ago Shruti Goel 0
In Asia, a rare event happening after 35 years has kept the internet abuzz from the beginning of the year 2018. Today, on 31st January, a rare lunar event is all set to take place. A Super Moon, Blue Moon, and a total lunar eclipse will be seen on the evening as the sun sets. Read More

Burning Agricultural Waste: Heavy penalty for polluting the air

4 months ago Shruti Goel 0
After harvesting, farmers set their paddy fields on fire. This practice is more prevalent mainly in three states of Northern India which are Punjab, Haryana, and Western UP. The firing fields burn around generating a large amount of smoke. This smoke gets carried away by wind, all the way to Delhi and beyond. It adds Read More

Earthquake monitoring system in the Andamans

4 months ago Shruti Goel 0
Real-time monitoring of earthquakes is under planning. It is to be done by setting up a diverse system of sensors on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The operation is being carried out by the Indian Tsunami Early Warning System (ITEWS) of the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS). At 28 locations on the Read More

Air Quality: India ranked among bottom five

4 months ago Shruti Goel 0
According to the World Economic Forum along with a bi-yearly report by Yale, and Columbia Universities, India is one of the bottom five countries on Environmental Performance Index 2018. It plunged about 36 points, from 141 in 2016. In the category of environmental health, it is at the bottom of the list whereas it ranks Read More