Aurora Borealis and its effect on the Ozone layer| Environment |Ozone Day

What exactly is Aurora? An Aurora is a natural light display in the sky. It is caused by the collision of charged particles coming from space with the collision...
Carbon Footprint

Green Stimulus

Background: A large-scale demand stimulus is needed to achieve the V-shaped economic recovery that India currently needs.  The green stimulus can create demand, solve air pollution...

Forests: Our Future

Forest is just not a place to visit, but it is our home. To build a sustainable and climate-resilient future for all, we must invest our time and energy...

Role of women in Indian agriculture

Over the years, there is a gradual realization of the key role of women in agricultural development and their vital contribution in the field of agriculture, food security, horticulture, processing, nutrition, sericulture, fisheries, and...

Underestimation of Climate Change Costs

The climate scientists have been underestimating the rate of climate change and the severity of its effects for some time now. Now economists will necessarily underestimate their costs which is as bad as or...

Privatization of Indian Railways | Indian Railways

Context: The Indian Railways is planning to procure readymade trains, train sets, coaches, and electric multiple units from private manufacturers.Tejas Express train which runs through the Delhi-Lucknow route is...

What is Energy Diplomacy and how do we strengthen the same?

Energy diplomacy refers to any diplomatic movement intended to upgrade access to energy assets. We will be energy secure when we can gracefully lifeline energy to every one of our residents independent of their...

Participatory Guarantee Scheme (PGS) -2019

Union Agriculture Ministry’s PGS is a process of certifying organic products, which ensures that their production takes place in accordance with laid-down quality standards. The certification is in the form of a documented logo or...

Launch of Low-cost device for ocean states forecast and mapping potential fishing zones

For effective and seamless dissemination of emergency data and communication on Potential Fishing Zones (PFZ), disaster alerts, and Ocean States Forecasts (OSF) to fishermen, the Government of India had launched the...

National Policy on Bio-fuels

The Union Cabinet has approved National Policy on Bio-fuels – 2018. Categorization: The Policy categorizes bio-fuels as ▪ “Basic Bio-fuels” viz. First Generation (1G) bio-ethanol & biodiesel. ▪ “Advanced Biofuels” – Second Generation (2G) ethanol,...

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