New Delhi: India's government faces a daunting challenge: how to meet the constitutional right of citizens to a clean environment without compromising economic growth. To drive the creation of new environmental policy to meet both goals, leading ... APN News, 1 month ago
In India, environment is not a 'lifestyle, but a livelihood issue': Jairam Ramesh - Business Line, 2 months ago
Government sets up committee to review environment-related laws - Economic Times, 2 weeks ago
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The SAP was initiated by former Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh with a hope to clear out Maoists from the dense forests. RANCHI: Union Home MinisterRajnath Singh will be apprised of works taken up under Saranda Action Plan (SAP), besides steps ...Economic Times, 3 hours ago
Future of Diplomacy Project Announces Fall 2014 Fisher Family Fellows: Farah Pandith and Jairam Ramesh
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- The Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School has appointed Farah Pandith and Jairam Ramesh as fall 2014 Fisher Family Fellows. Pandith will be in residence in ...India New England, 2 days ago
The Centre must empower forest-dwellers and strengthen legislation instead of bypassing the Forest Rights Act and playing into increased conflict, says Ushinor Majumdar Bouncing back Despite recent reverses, the Maoists claim to have added ...Tehelka, 8 hours ago
The Forest department is quietly pushing the State government to approve the extension of Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary (PWS) and include Gundia basin in it so that the area is better protected from commercial exploitation. According to Forest department ...Deccan Herald, 2 days ago
Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is discussing possible ways to do away with the mandatory requirement of securing consent from tribal gram sabhas (village councils) before cutting down ...Smart Investor, 1 week ago
By | India Today Half of India's forests, literally 'no-go' areas for industry, will be opened up for coal mining. This is the first major step in the elaborate blueprint for change in the country's environment policies that the Narendra Modi ...Yahoo! India, 2 weeks ago
l for forest clearance to the Ken-Betwa river-interlinking project, which involves diverting 6,000 hectares of the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, has been put up to the Environment Ministry's statutory appraisal panel. About 80 per cent ...New Delhi Pioneer, 3 weeks ago Ken-Betwa river link to hit Panna tiger reserve Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago Will first river-interlinking project washout Panna reserve? DNA India, 3 weeks ago
In a report to the government, the Forest Survey of India (FSI) has demarcated forest areas that should not be mined, or inviolate forestlands. But as forest patches critical to protecting India's water sources aren't factored in, the inviolate area ...Business Standard India, 2 weeks ago
NEW DELHI: On July 9, India's ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) issued an intriguing circular. It sought candidates for an apex position in tiger conservation — additional director general (Project Tiger) and member secretary at the ...Economic Times, 2 weeks ago
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