Articles tagged under: Enviornment
August 09, 2018
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has formed a 11 member high level committee to study and suggest measures for effective resolution of the problem of air pollution in the
largest city and former capital of the state, Ahmedabad.
The committee to be headed by the Additional Chief Secretary of Department of Forest and Environment will also study the issue of continious dumping of waste at Pirana in the outskirts of Ahmedabad.
Notably, CM Rupani had on the worl...Read More
June 05, 2018
Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced a number of steps to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution to Save Environment’ at the state-level World Environment Day function as per this year’s theme.
Inaugurating a seminar on the theme at Mahatma Mandir at Gandhinagar in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel and Council of Ministers, he said that Gujarat Government is committed to plastic recycling to save environment from plastics wastes.
He said ecological balance throu...Read More
May 30, 2018
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to Union and Gujarat governments, Narmada Control Authority and others on a plea which claimed that owing to scanty release of water towards downstream from Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river in Central Gujarat the drying river bed was causing damage to the environment and other problems.
The Delhi based main bench of the tribunal has sought the reply of notices by July 30.
Hearing the plea by Narmada Pradusha...Read More
May 02, 2018
By Japan K Pathak: Watched this heading(image attached) this morning in city edition of the Times of India and I started searching whether Ahmedabad's name was mentioned in this list or not. If it was the decade of 1990s or say beginning of 2000s, I could simply see this list to search for the rank of Ahmedabad.
There was a time when color-scheme for auto rickshaws in Ahmedabad was yellow and black. If you dress in black and yellow, others would tease you calling 'rickshaw'. Most of thes...Read More
February 13, 2018
Adani Wilmar Limited, the largest seller of edible oil in the country, today announced that it will undertake a gradual overhaul of its edible oil packaging to make it entirely recyclable from Q1 FY-2018-19.
Currently, Adani Wilmar sources nearly 300 MT of plastic films for packaging per month and one kilogram of film produces approximate 130 pouches. As part of the plan, the fastest growing Indian food FMCG company will now source plastic films comprising a novel formulation ...Read More
June 05, 2017
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that the state government with help of various voluntary organizations, environment lovers, local bodies and commoners would plant 10 crore trees across the state.
Addressing the state level event on the occasion of world environment day here today, Rupani said that the 10 crore trees would be plant to increase the 'green-cover' of the state and it would help to tackle the problem of soil erosion.
He said that under th...Read More
April 29, 2017
Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) today launched e-waste mobile application and e-waste collection van in partnership with ECS Environment Pvt. Ltd.
The AMC announced launching of e-waste collection centers at specified civic centers in six zones: East zone - Viratnagar, West zone - Usmanpura and Law Garden, North zone - MEMCO, South zone - Maninagar, Central zone - Danapith and Relief road, New West zone - Bodakdev.
This is first of its kind of initiatives taken by any m...Read More
November 26, 2016
Bharuch: Addressing a function of Ankleshwar Industries Association and Panoli Industries Association in industrial town Ankleshwar near Bharuch in Central Gujarat with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Union Minister for Environment and Forest Anil Madhav Dave today announced central government's decision to lift moratorium on expansion of existing industrial projects and setting up of new industrial units in Ankleshwar.
In 2010 on 10th or 13th January at sunrise, Ankleshwar witnesse...Read More
November 06, 2016
New Delhi: With Delhi choking with smog created by burning of paddy straw in neigbhouring states, noted agri-scientist M S Swaminathan today suggested to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ways to commercialise the straw to help tide over the problem.
Swaminathan said paddy straw can be used for making animal feed, cardboard, paper and other products. He will soon send a detailed note to the PM in this regard.
"I have told the Prime Minister how we can make use of paddy straw instead of burning ...Read More
October 13, 2016
Kigali: India today announced that it will eliminate the HFC-23 gas and directed all five plants in the country that produce it as a by-product to "destroy" the super greenhouse gas with high global warming potential.
"The government, hereby directs that...all HCFC-22 plants to destroy HFC-23 produced as a by-product of HCFC-22 production through incineration using an efficient and proven technology such as thermal oxidation," says the order signed by Manoj Kumar Singh, joint secretary, Minis...Read More
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