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80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Environment Ministry has earmarked Rs 460 crore for an action plan to implement "Control of Pollution" programme for 80 most polluted cities in India ...
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#BeatAirPollution: Environment Ministry Takes A Green Step, Procures Five Electric Cars For Official Use

#BeatAirPollution: Environment Ministry Takes A Green Step, Procures Five Electric Cars For Official Use
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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has procured five electric cars for official use ...
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Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Big Boost To E-Vehicle Industry

Budget 2019 gives A Big Push To E-Mobility, Provides For Income Tax Exemption Of Rs. 1.5 Lakh On Buying Electric Vehicles On Loan
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In her budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed policy measure like reducing GST, removing custom duties on some components and income tax exemption to make electric vehicles cheaper ...
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Electric Vehicles: As Government Pushes For Faster E-Mobility Adoption, Auto Industry Raises Concern Over The Rush

Electric Vehicles: As Government Pushes For Faster E-Mobility Adoption, Auto Industry Raises Concern Over The Rush
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While government says electrification of vehicles will be helpful in providing energy security and improving environment, industry bodies and manufacturers argue that the industry is currently facing multiple challenges in transition in terms of technology, manufacturing capability, infrastructure and finances ...
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India Progressing Well In Meeting Paris Pact Goals To Check Climate Change: Government

India Progressing Well In Meeting Paris Pact Goals To Check Climate Change: Government
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Under the Paris agreement, India and other countries have set targets called Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to ensure the global temperature does not rise by more than two degree Celsius by end of the century, Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Rajya Sabha ...
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Minister Admits High Ozone Levels, Rejects Reports Of Reduced Life Expectancy Due To Air Pollution

Prove Odd-Even Has Managed To Reduce Air Pollution: Green Tribunal To Delhi Government
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Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar rejected the reports on life expectancy being reduced in India and children dying due to air pollution and rising ozone levels ...
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Air Pollution: How Can Living In Apartment Buildings And Lack Of Clean Air Increase Chances Of Hypertension?

Air Pollution: How Can Living In Apartment Buildings And Lack Of Clean Air Increase Chances Of Hypertension?
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According to a study published in the Journal of Public Health, exposure to high air pollution levels and large residential distance situated away from green spaces can cause diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and metabolism disorders ...
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Number Of Days With Good Air Quality Is On The Rise In Delhi, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Number Of Days With Good Air Quality Is On The Rise In Delhi, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Listing out steps taken by the government to tackle air pollution in Delhi, Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar said reducing vehicular pollution was one of the important objectives to combat the problem ...
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India

Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor has emphasised on the need for research on air pollution in India and its impact on health of citizens ...
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Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House

Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House
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To reduce the levels of air pollution, Kodungallur municipality in Kerala has passed a resolution for newly constructed buildings to plant fruit bearing trees ...
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To Address Air Pollution Issue In Amritsar, United Nations Development Program Team Tours The City

To Address Air Pollution Issue In Amritsar, United Nations Development Program Team Tours The City
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The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) officials visited industrial units and observed that the large scale use of diesel as fuel for generators caused air pollution in Amritsar ...
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GST Council May Reduce Tax On Electric Vehicles And Their Components To Push Manufacturing And Sales

GST Council May Reduce Tax On Electric Vehicles And Their Components To Push Manufacturing And Sales
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Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said that during its next meeting, Good and Service Tax Council may consider reducing tax on electric vehicles, which are considered as more environment-friendly than the fossil-fuel burning vehicles ...
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