Latest from environment ministry
New Parivesh portal will put project proposals’ details, clearances in public domain, clarifies Centre
The new Parivesh portal of the environment ministry will be compliant with India’s transparency law and put in the public domain details of project proposals, and environment and forest clearances after it undergoes a revamp, the ministry has clarified without providing a timeline
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 12:43 AM IST
What a township, a power plant, and an airport can do to an island
The Great Nicobar island is ecologically and sociologically unique. Its development will have a significant impact
Published on Apr 10, 2023 02:42 PM IST
Coal blocks within dense forests find place in latest auction list
Experts are concerned that loss of these primary forests will be a blow to the rich biodiversity in central India’s forests.
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 04:45 AM IST
ht_print | ByJayashree Nandi
12.5k projects given green clearance in 2022, Lok Sabha told
The clearances were given through the Parivesh portal, junior environment minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey said, responding to a question by Pocha Brahmananda Reddy and Beesetti Venkata Satyavathi, MPs from Andhra Pradesh.
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 05:40 AM IST
Mining on non-forest land before final nod approved
The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) decided in October 2021 to approve coal mining on non-forest land adjoining a forest, when mining activity extends to both areas, even before a forest clearance is granted; the recent nod has been given for all minerals.
Updated on Feb 09, 2023 03:28 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi