Articles tagged under: Enviornment
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
August 19, 2016
Ahmedabad: BJP national president Amit Shah today planed a tree in his assembly constituency area Naranpura in Ahmedabad. Shah in his address recalled the days when he,present city Mayor Gautam Shah and others used to walk to various localities in order to build party organization here. Shah said he feels regret that he is not able to give enough time to his constituency due to his responsibilities at national level. He added that 12 Councillors of this area are enough to do the tasks on his...Read More
July 27, 2016
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today dedicated 6 hectare Mahisagar Van developed by forest department in Mahisagar district of central Gujarat. Mahisagar forest has 4,000 trees and plantation of 85,000 plants. Sardar Patel's statue was garlanded on this occassion while Rishikumars from Petlad chanted Vedic mantras. On this occasion, Minister of State for Forests Bachubhai Khabad said Gujarat has 30 crore trees outside the forest area. The figure will be scaled up to 35 core...Read More
July 12, 2016
Mumbai; Providing a major impetus to CII- Indian Green Building Council’s (IGBC) efforts in greening interiors, today ICICI Bank Tower in Vadodara and ICICI Bank Limited in Mumbai was awarded with Platinum rating under IGBC Green Interiors Rating System at a programme organised in Vadodara.
Some of the features incorporated in ICICI Bank tower include-fresh air ventilation for air treatment and supply, excellent daylighting, live monitoring of comfort conditions including- temperature, re...Read More
June 08, 2016
The Environment Ministry today released state-wise list of public utility projects which have been given forest and environmental clearances between May 2014 and April this year, highlighting the performance of Narendra Modi government in past two years.
As per the details, environment clearances have been given to various projects worth Rs 1,35,634.95 crore in Maharashtra having the potential of generating 11,030 jobs.
It was followed by Andhra Pradesh where projects worth R...Read More
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