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India's forest and tree cover rises to 24.56%: IFSR

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 31, 2019

Forest and tree cover rises more than 130 million hectares in the last four years The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar released the biennial, India State of Forest Report (ISFR). The report is published by the Forest Survey of India...

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Govt working on satellite mechanism to monitor forestation, says Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

A satellite-based mechanism to monitor areas under green cover and the growth of saplings planted there is being developed by the government, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday. The Environment minister said some states have made significant...

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Focus on afforestation, renewable power as Gujarat special economic zones go green

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

In a bid to lower carbon footprint, special economic zones (SEZs) across Gujarat will be made more environment friendly. Special initiatives including afforestation, shifting to renewable energy for power requirements and usage of electric vehicles and bicycles for internal...

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Amidst heavy rain, Ness Digital Engineering conducts afforestation drive

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

A team of volunteers from Ness Digital Engineering, a global provider of digital transformation and custom software engineering services, conducted an afforestation drive in Bengaluru and Mumbai...

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Solar power: India Inc leaders now walk the green talk

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

At the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, around 7,000 handmade bags made from plastic waste were distributed. The message, coming just a few days ahead of World...

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India, China leading global greening effort: NASA study

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

India and China are leading the global greening effort, which is quite contrary to the general perception worldwide, a latest NASA study said...

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2 years after enacting law, Centre unlocks Rs 66,000 crore green fund

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2018

Unlocking a fund of more than Rs 66,000 crore to increase the country’s green cover, the Centre has finally notified the rules for utilisation of the money by...

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Expert speak demo 1

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

What Are The Key Drivers For Incorporating Sustainability As An Integral Part Of Cosmetics Segment’s Business Strategy?

The choice for more natural products and greener processes is a trend that has grown in recent years. The cosmetics industry is increasingly...

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Mumbai: 5,000 trees to be hit by construction work, MMRC to transplant 2,500

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2017

Close to 5,000 trees would be affected in the city during the construction of the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro corridor. However, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) — the implementing body of the...

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NTPC to plant 20 million trees over the next decade

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

Power generator NTPC Ltd will plant 20 million trees over the next decade, the company said in a statement today. NTPC has embarked upon accelerated afforestation drive with the State Forest...

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