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India Is The Only G20 Country To Be ‘2 Degree’ Compliant: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi [India]: India is the only country in the G-20 nations which is 2 degrees compliant in keeping with the Nationally Determined Contributions presented in Paris, said Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday. “The Nationally Determined Contributions we presented in Paris, we’re walking the talk. Among G-20 we are the […]

Bengaluru: Metro users want solar panels, better design at new stations

Govt sanctions 670 electric buses, 241 charging stations under FAME scheme

“This is a good start, these e-buses, e-rickshaws and e-scooties as well as e-cars for city use are the best way forward for environment friendly transport,” Javadekar said New Delhi: The government on Friday said it has sanctioned 670 electric buses for Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Chandigarh and 241 charging stations in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil […]

Bengaluru: Metro users want solar panels, better design at new stations

Give $1trn for green recovery: Prakash Javadekar to developed countries

The event was co-chaired by Germany and the UK, and witnessed the participation of 30 countries. The aim was to facilitate discussions among high-level government officials over measures that could pave the way for a green recovery from the current economic crisis. Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar has called for a grant of $1 trillion […]

Advisory on rooftop solar scheme

In Phase-II to Fame India Scheme 2636 EV Charging Stations sanctioned

Will Encourage OEMs to Launch New Electric Vehicles – Prakash Javadekar To give a further push to clean mobility in Road Transport Sector, the Department of Heavy Industries has sanctioned 2636 charging stations in 62 cities across 24 States/UTs under FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India) scheme phase II. As […]

Advisory on rooftop solar scheme

Outcome of COP25 balanced, with the exception of Climate Finance issues: Shri Prakash Javadekar

  The 25th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held under the Presidency of Chile in Madrid, Spain on 02nd – 15th December 2018. The conference, which was expected to conclude on 13th December, was extended till 15th December 2019 to […]

Bengaluru: Metro users want solar panels, better design at new stations

Prakash Javadekar takes electric car to Parliament, asks public to join fight against pollution

The Union Minister, who handles the environment portfolio, asked the public to contribute to the fight against pollution by using electric vehicles and public transport. HIGHLIGHTS Govt gradually switching to electric cars: Javadekar Air quality in Delhi-NCR has improved over weekend Delhi CM Kejriwal says no extension of odd-even scheme Union Minister Prakash Javadekar took […]

Kerala Finance Minister announces 50 percent reduction in tax for electric vehicles

Prakash Javadekar Says India’s 450 GW Target Is Unprecedented

Prakash Javadekar said that India’s aim to increase non-fossil fuel target to 450 GW is significant to combat climate change and it has never been done before. Hack: Union Prakash Javadekar said that India’s target to increase non-fossil fuel target to 450 GW is unprecedented He also said that PM Modi’s address at the Climate […]

Bengaluru: Metro users want solar panels, better design at new stations

Climate Emergency: India offers financial and technical support to developing nations

The members of United Nations negotiated and adopted the Paris Agreement in which India made four commitments, including reducing greenhouse gas emission intensity of its GDP by 33-35 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, under its NDC. In the run up to two key United Nation’s summits on Climate Change this month, India has […]

Bengaluru: Metro users want solar panels, better design at new stations

Javadekar takes ride in India’s first driverless solar-powered bus

Phagwara: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar took a ride in the country’s first driverless, solar-powered bus developed by the students of Lovely Professional University in Punjab on Sunday. Javadekar who was at the 106th Indian Science Congress, hosted by Lovely Professional University (LPU), hopped on to the futuristic driverless bus and took a brief tour […]

Kerala Finance Minister announces 50 percent reduction in tax for electric vehicles