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Green Campuses, The Next Big Thing In Rajasthan: Education Minister Mandates Tree Plantation In Colleges By Students

Green Campuses, The Next Big Thing In Rajasthan: Education Minister Mandates Tree Plantation In Colleges By Students
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As part of the eco-conservation initiative, Students attending any of the 11 state-run engineering colleges in Rajasthan will be required to plant a sapling and take care of it for the entire duration of course ...
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With Its Intensive Anti-Plastic Drive, Mount Abu Gears Up To Become Plastic Free On This Independence Day

With Its Intensive Anti-Plastic Drive, Mount Abu Gears Up To Become Plastic Free On This Independence Day
News Plastic Waste Rajasthan
In a bid to protect the environment and wildlife from the menace of plastic, Sirohi, Rajasthan administration and city Forest Department have decided to ban plastic and declare the Mount Abu area a plastic-free zone on August 15 for which they have started a 45-day campaign to help the people and shopkeepers prepare for the ban ...
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Deaths Due To Open Defecation Down By Two-Third, Says Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Deaths Due To Open Defecation Down By Two-Third, Says Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
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The Jal Shakti minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was in Jodhpur to inaugurate a model toilet where he said that five years ago, the figure of deaths due to open defecation stood at three lakh deaths annually, which had come down to one lakh deaths per year now ...
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Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Launches Activities For Water Conservation In Jodhpur

Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Launches Activities For Water Conservation In Jodhpur
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To promote water conservation in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched activities like building and cleaning of small ponds for storing rainwater ...
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National Green Tribunal Expresses Surprise Over Stubble Burning At A Government Institute In Jaipur, Issues Notice

National Green Tribunal Expresses Surprise Over Stubble Burning At A Government Institute In Jaipur, Issues Notice
Air Pollution News Rajasthan
The National Green Tribunal issued the notice after taking note of a news report about stubble burning after harvesting of crops at Agricultural Research Institute in Jaipur ...
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Jaipur Will Be The First Rajasthan City To Get Electric Buses As The State Plans To Electrify Public Transport

Jaipur Will Be The First Rajasthan City To Get Electric Buses As The State Plans To Electrify Public Transport
Electric Vehicles News Rajasthan
The government of Rajasthan is planning to procure electric buses soon and deploy those in Jaipur first, for the intra-city commute of the people which will start running in the city by the end of 2019 ...
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Rajasthan Starts New Year With A Boost To Menstrual Hygiene, Will Provide Free Sanitary Pads To College Students

Sanitary Pads With A Difference How Project Baala Is Empowering Rural Women
Menstrual Hygiene News Rajasthan
Rajasthan has a New Year gift for its women students from the new academic session in July, the government will provide free sanitary pads napkins to 189 government colleges ...
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Defying The Impossible, 78-Year-Old Plants 50,000 Trees In Rajasthan’s Barren Desert

Ranaram Bishnoi single-handedly stopped the march of the desert by planting trees
Rajasthan Swachh Warriors
Ranaram Bishnoi from Ekalkhori village near Jodhpur has planted more than 50,000 variety of plants, converting a sand dune into a green garden ...
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Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan Ministers Skip Meet On Pollution

Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan Ministers Skip Meet On Pollution
Air Pollution Delhi News
To study deteriorating air quality of Delhi, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan had called a crucial meeting of ministers and officials from Delhi's neighbouring states which was skipped Ministers from Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan ...
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Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Year Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues

Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Years Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues
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The Royal Family of Jaisalmer organised an awareness programme in partnership with Global Citizen India, Manganiar tribe and other residents of the fort to create awareness on the degrading condition of the fort and to engage the people, especially the youth in taking the initiative to save the fort ...
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Inaugurates Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Inaugurates Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project
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Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project aims to reduce pollution, create green spaces and treat 170 million litres of sewerage water every day, told Tata Projects Limited officials adding that the river front project has jogging tracks along its banks ...
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Swachh Report Card: Open Defecation Free Rajasthan Faces Challenge Of Ensuring Hundred Per Cent Toilet Usage

Rajasthan Swachh Report Card
Rural and urban areas in Rajasthan were declared ODF in 2018, but the state will need to ensure all toilets built are actually used by people for the true goals of Swachh Bharat Mission to be accomplished ...
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