Agri Ministry launches 22 bamboo clusters in 9 States

Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Narendra Singh Tomar has recently inaugurated 22 bamboo clusters in nine States – Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Odisha, Nagaland, Tripura, Uttarakhand & Karnataka through virtual mode. He also...Read more

CSIR-CMERI develops World's largest Solar Tree

 CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s largest solar tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof. Dr Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual ...Read more

SHAKE Climate Change Fund announces its first investment ventures

The £3.5 m SHAKE Climate Change Programme has announced its first three ventures to invest in. Energy from manure, tools for smarter pest management and a yield boosting nanotech are the ideas behind three early stage companies selected by the unique fund.  SHAKE funds and trains entrepreneurs and sta...Read more

NCDEX, ties up with Skymet to launch derivative trading on weather index     

 In a first for India, the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) is set to launch two weather-sensitive indices — ‘Weather Index’ and ‘Rain Index’. The exchange has tied up with private weather forecasting company Skymet to source data points and analyse them to p...Read more

HP state Govt signs pacts with World Bank to improve water management

 The Integrated Project for Source Sustainability and Climate Resilient Rain-Fed Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh will be implemented in 428 gram panchayats in 10 districts, benefiting over 400,000 small-holder farmers, including women, and pastoral communities.  “As we encourage climate-smart agri...Read more

Water security in agriculture needs de-centralized solution: U P Singh, Secretary Water Resources

 NEW DELHI: U P Singh, Secretary, Department of Water Resources, RD & GR, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India today said that water security in agriculture is a local problem and requires de-centralized solutions.  Speaking at the national summit on ‘Investing in Future Through Sustain...Read more

ICAR- CFRI organizes International Conference on “Ecosystem Health and Fisheries of Indian Inland Waters: Multiple Stressors, Management and Conservation”  

    Dr Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries Science) ICAR inaugurated the International Conference on “Ecosystem Health and Fisheries of Indian Inland Waters: Multiple Stressors, Management and Conservation” organized by the ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, B...Read more

CNH Industrial wins recognition as a global leader in sustainable water management

CDP, the international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and safeguard water resources, has recognized CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) as a global leader in sustainable water management, naming it as one of only 71 companies included in the CDP&rs...Read more

Amazon launches 10,000 Electric Rickshaw for climate conservation

Amazon is set to have 100,000 of the eco-friendly vehicles roaming the streets over the next decade. Company claims that it will save four million metric tons of carbon.  This move is to promote the 'Zero Carbon by 2030', which is prevalent across the world in order to support the climate conservation dr...Read more

Eppendorf is proudly sponsoring the 2020 International Freezer Challenge

International Freezer Challenge 2020: Optimizing your cold storage practices? Even environmentally friendly and energy efficient ultra-low temperature freezers traditionally consume a large amount of energy as they maintain extremely low temperatures 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for years. The International In...Read more

ICAR-IISWC and Eco-Task Force inks MoU for scientific planning

    The ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun and 127 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Garhwal Rifles (Eco-Task Force - ETF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the scientific planning, execution and monitoring of afforestation work carried out by the ETF.  ...Read more

Energy Council ties up with Villgro for clean energy solutions

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water(CEEW)—a leading, independent policy research institution, and Villgro Innovation Foundation—one of India’s oldest and most renowned social enterprise incubators, have jointly embarked on a novel initiative “Powering Livelihoods”, with a vis...Read more