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EV tourism start-up, BLive raises an undisclosed amount from Mumbai Angels Network
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2020
BLive, an eco-tourism start-up which has pioneered the concept of Electric Vehicle Tourism in India, has raised an undisclosed amount from Mumbai Angels Network in its pre-Series A funding round. The funds raised will be used for developing tech infrastructure, market...Read more..
Subject Tags: eco-tourism , electric vehicle (EV) , funding , startup
Centre eases CRZ rules for ‘Blue Flag’ beaches
By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2020
The Environment Ministry has relaxed Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules that restrict construction near beaches to help States construct infrastructure and enable them to receive ‘Blue Flag’ certification. Last year, the Ministry selected 13 beaches in India to vie for the...Read more..
Subject Tags: eco-tourism , environmental clearance , solar power plant
Odisha to spend Rs 110 crore for green energy
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2019
The State Government will spend around Rs 110 crore to generate 9,623 kW solar energy this year. A total of 29 off-grid projects will be executed in the State during 2019-20 fiscal to generate green energy. Most of these projects will be roof-top solar units connected to...Read more..
Subject Tags: eco-tourism , Odisha government , renewable energy investment , solar energy capacity addition
New island rules make green activists worried
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019
The union environment ministry has notified island protection zone (IPZ) 2019 for Andaman and Nicobar, which allows eco-tourism projects 20 metres from the high tide line (HTL) in smaller islands like Baratang, Havelock and Car Nicobar, and at 50 metres in larger ones, and...Read more..
Subject Tags: blue economy , eco-tourism , infrastrucutre development