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DU to set up School of Climate Change and Sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

The Delhi University will be setting up a School of Climate Change and Sustainability (DSCC&S) under the Institute of Eminence Scheme, which will take up research in priority areas related to the environmental challenges. Professor C R Babu, an acclaimed Environmental...

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Need for sustainable agriculture practices

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020

India's food security programs are among the largest in the world and cover more than 800 million people in the country by providing affordable access to grains. Thereby significant progress has been made in improving food and nutrition security. For instance, stunting among...

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Budget 2020: Many sustainability schemes but no action plan, say experts

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2020

In her Budget speech, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned three critical elements of development: aspirational India, development and a caring society. All these are critical part of sustainable development goals. One measure announced was to promote natural gas use...

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Procter & Gamble India sets up Rs 200-crore fund focused on climate

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Consumer goods major Procter & Gamble (P&G) India on Thursday said it had set up a Rs 200-crore fund that would partner and invest in companies that provided environmentally sustainable solutions. The new fund is in addition to its innovation sourcing fund that the...

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Hero Future's stake buy by Abu Dhabi Future Energy gets CCI nod

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given nod under the green channel route to Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company for acquiring equity stake in Hero Future Energies Global Ltd. Besides, the transaction involves acquisition of non-voting compulsorily convertible...

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India ranks third among Asian countries for environmental sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

Indian companies have ranked third in Asia's overall environmental sustainability out of eight markets studied, with an average score of 63.12, which is slightly exceeded the regional average of 62.34 points, according to a survey. Companies in Hong Kong recorded the best...

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Cabinet approves administrative arrangement on Cooperation in the field of Railways between the Ministry of Railways, India and the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved administrative arrangement on Cooperation in the field of Railways between the Ministry of Railways, India and the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission to strengthen...

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‘Smart Asia 2019’ Comes to Mumbai With Focus on Smart Cities Development

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

After a resounding success in Bengaluru in 2017 and 2018, the Smart Asia – Expo & Summit 2019, organized by The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), is being held in...

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Largest assembly of solar lamps: Students create world record on Gandhi's birth anniversary

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

On Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, students from the National Capital Region on Wednesday created two new records in an event which had officials from the Guinness Book of World Records in attendance. They include the largest assembly and lighting of solar lamps and...

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Nagpur: Mitsubishi Electric pledges for a greener tomorrow

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric is consistently delivering pioneering technology & innovation to make positive contribution towards the society. Mitsubishi Electric has recently launched its Environmental Sustainability Vision 2050. The company provides an Environmental declaration...

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