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CPCSEA : National Conference on Alternatives to Animal use in Experimentation

CPCSEA : National Conference on Alternatives   to  Animal   use  in Experimentation

Joint Statement on 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change

The 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change was held in New Delhi, India on 7-8 August 2014. The meeting was attended by H.E Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (IC) of Environment, Forests and Climate Change of India, H.E. Ms. Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs of South Africa, H.E. Mr. Xie Zhenhua, Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission of China and H.E. Dr. Francisco Gaetani, DeputyMinister of Environment of Brazil.

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DPR for implementation of e-filing of forest clearance applications
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First National Taxonomic Congress - December 5-7, 2013

The Ministry of Environment & Forests, together with the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) and the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), is organising first  National Taxonomic Congress at Scope Complex, 7, Lodhi ROad, New Delhi - 110003 during December 5-7, 2013 to bring together multiple stakeholders of taxonomic knowledge, including the users, and to provide a platform to foster collaborative partnerships amongst disparate groups, the institutions and the universities.


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Brief Statement on Activities and Achievements 2013

Brief Statement on Activities and Achievements for the Calendar year 2013 of the Ministry of Environment & Forests.

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Minister orders probe into Kaziranga rhino poaching
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Notice of Postponement of E50:50 Meeting

International Elephant Congress and the Ministerial Meet (E 50:50) scheduled to be held from 14-19 November, 2013 at New Delhi stands postponed.

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Constitution of a Team for immediate site inspection off the Uran coast near Mumbai, Maharashtra

The Ministry of Environment & Forests has constituted a team headed by the Member Secretary of the CPCB for immediate site inspection of oil spill from pipeline off the Uran coast near Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Wildlife Week Schedule

Every year around this time (first week of October) Government, environmentalists, activists, educators organize different activities to accelerate the awareness of wildlife conservation among people. India, being a mega-storehouse of various species, is also able to manage several conferences, awareness programmes, and public meetings among the nature lovers. Schools and educational institutions organize events such as wildlife related movie screening, painting competition/essay writing/ debate competition for young children with wildlife as the theme.

MoEF Confers Wildlife Awards Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Conservation Award 2009 has been conferred upon Shri S. P. Yadav, Deputy Inspector General in National Tiger Conservation Authority. The Amrita Devi Bishnoi Wildlife Protection Award 2010 was conferred upon in individual to Shri Saurabh Gupta and Shri Gaurav Gupta and in institutional category to Shri Dadu Paryavaran Sansthan of District Tonk in Rajasthan...
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