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Indian government to introduce a Bill to unlock CAMPA funds(Polity, Current Affair, DownToEarth)

Photo: Forest Survey of India The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cleared a Bill on April 29 to unlock the compensatory forestation fund of Rs 38,000 crore, the use of which is currently being supervised by the Supreme Court. The Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Bill, 2015, will

Killing a country’s ecology(the hindu , ecology,Essay,Biodiversity)

he Environment Minister insists on clearing all hydro projects, even when the government itself earlier agreed that the Himalayas must be avoided for development work. A battle of epic proportions between the hydroelectric power companies and the people of Uttarakhand has now culminated with the struggle shifting to the office

PIB Compilation March 2015 Download

Download (PDF File) Download (Word File) International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) An International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) is set up at Gandhinagar, Gujarat as a part of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ). The key features of these regulations will be that any financial institution (or its branch) set up in the

A review of the draft Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2015( Downto earth ,Gs paper 3 ,Waste management,Environment )

The new rules propose to increase the thickness of plastic bags to 50 microns so that their cost discourages people from using them. But penalties need to be made stricter for better implementation Photo: Swati Singh Sambyal The draft Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2015, has initiated the inclusion of several