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    New Delhi: IIT Roorkee hosted a seed ball making event at the IIT Roorkee Nursery on 15th and 16th June 2019. The event for seed ball making was organized to ready the seed balls. These were balls made out of mud embedded with seeds of trees to be grown. The raw materials that comprised of sieved earth mixed with […]

    Monsoon hits Kerala coast after a week’s delay

    After a delay of a week, monsoon hits the Kerala coast today marking the official commencement of the four-month rainfall season in the country. Indian Meteorological Department confirmed the arrival of South west monsoon in Kerala, Lakshadweep parts of Tamil Nadu and Mali islands. AIR correspondent reports that as monsoon arrives, several parts of Kerala […]

    Govt notifies extension of PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers

    The government has notified its decision to extend the benefit of six thousand rupees per year to eligible farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme. The decision will benefit all 14.5 crore farmers, irrespective of the size of their landholding, in the country. Notifying the decision, the Union Agriculture Ministry has written […]

    Volkswagen India employees aligned themselves with the World Environment Day theme ‘Beat Air Pollution’ this year

    This ‘World Environment Day’ Volkswagen Pune Plant strengthened its commitment towards taking responsibility for the environment and society. The employees aligned themselves with United Nation’s World Environment Day theme ‘Beat Air Pollution’ and planted around 200 saplings at two locations in Volkswagen Pune Plant premises. Mr. Gurpratap Boparai, Managing Director, Volkswagen India Private Limited and […]

    Nagaland: Dzükou Valley becomes Plastic Free Zone on World Environment Day

    In Nagaland, the scenic Dzükou Valley has become Plastic Free Zone on the occasion of World Environment Day today. The declaration was made officially by Advisor of Youth Resources and Sports, Zale Neikha. The much-appreciated initiative on declaring this scenic valley as a ‘plastic-free zone’ was taken by Southern Angami Youth Organisation (SAYO) in accordance […]

    200 billion liters of water saved by creating artificial farm ponds in Maharashtra and Rajasthan

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Over 200 billion liters of water has been conserved by using simple techniques of water conservation in various districts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan which has resulted in better livelihood for hundreds of farmers and villagers. Ms Maithili Appalwar, CEO, Avana has come to the rescue to the needy, with her unique yet […]

    Activists Cry for Green Police as infra projects cause ‘eco destruction’

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai : The all round massive and blind infrastructure development all across Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), without caring for the environment, poses a grave danger to the bio-diversity with disastrous consequences, activists warned. Participating in a Media Seminar on the occasion of the Environment at Mumbai Press Club, the activists called for […]

    AROH Foundation observes World Environment Day

    On the occasion of World Environment Day, leading NGO AROH Foundation organised a rally and plantation drives besides cleaning school premises and community parks in Delhi slums and in multiple villages across the country. Following the theme of 2019 ‘Beating Air Pollution’, the focus of most of the activities led by the children and the communities […]

    Tree Plantation drive – World Environment Day – 5th June 2019

    On World Environment day, senior doctors & nurses of BLK Super Speciality Hospital volunteered a tree plantation drive where they planted over 100 saplings in the vicinity of the hospital in West Delhi region. This was a small yet an important step towards creating a greener healthier environment. On this occasion, Dr Sanjay Mehta, Head […]

    Equitas Small Finance Bank distributes plant saplings as part of ‘World Environment Day’ campaign

    Hyderabad : Equitas Small Finance Bank, the new age bank that gives children, youth, families and business people across India a new and fun way to bank, organized plant sapling distribution campaign on the occasion of ‘World Environment Day’ across all its branches in Hyderabad.   The campaign was initiated to create awareness on preserving the environment and encourage […]