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Power companies must consider underground laying of cables to avoid Great Indian Bustard deaths: Government

Noting that a miniscule population of less than 150 Great Indian Bustards was left in the country, a committee constituted on the directions of the National Green Tribunal, has decided to have a time-bound action plan to implement mitigation measu.. NEW DELHI: To protect the ‘critically’ endangered Great Indian Bustard, the Centre has asked electricity […]

Ministry of Power Takes Proactive Measures to Ensure 24×7 Power Supply to Oxygen Plants in the Country

NGT directs govt to prepare time-bound action plan for protection of Great Indian Bustard

WII has suggested a slew of measures, including mitigation of all power transmission lines passing through priority bustard habitats, disallowing new wind turbines, solar farms among others New Delhi: Noting the high mortality of Great Indian Bustard, the National Green Tribunal has directed the government to prepare within two months a time-bound action plan for […]

Cabinet Approves PIL Scheme ‘National Programme on ACC Battery Storage’

Great Indian Bustard nearing extinction due to high voltage power lines: Env Ministry

The critically endangered Great Indian Bustard(GIB) is nearing extinction due to collision with high voltage power lines that criss-cross their flying path, according to a report by the Ministry of Environment. The report, which has been prepared by the Wildlife Institute of India(WII), a statutory body under the ministry, said only 150 GIBs are left, […]

Cabinet Approves PIL Scheme ‘National Programme on ACC Battery Storage’

Extinction of Great Indian Bustard, lesser florican: SC forms panel to frame emergency plan

New Delhi: Taking serious note of alarming extinction of two Indian birds Great Indian Bustard and the Lesser Florican the Supreme Court on Monday constituted a high powered committee to urgently frame and implement an emergency response plan for the protection of these species. The top court constituted a three member panel comprising Director of […]

Cabinet Approves PIL Scheme ‘National Programme on ACC Battery Storage’