Lack of Funds for Eco-Clubs in Schools

National Green Corps suffering from lack of money is leading to problems for the eco-clubs in Government schools. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019: National Green Corps (NGC) is a national school programme of the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), which was launched in 2001 to establish a National Green Army in […]

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Bengaluru City Promotes Electronic Vehicles

Electronic vehicles awareness program to curb air pollution. By Esther Esha Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. The Transport Department of Bangalore is celebrating the Annual Pollution Awareness Month which is held every year throughout Karnataka in November. This is a special program to educate children and brings awareness regarding air pollution. Om Kareshwari, The Joint Commissioner […]

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Bangalore’s Green Cover Vanishes

BMRCL’s actions towards compensatory plantation of metro corridors is largely responsible for such decrease By Ayanti Bera Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. According to a report published in the Journal of Environmental Management by scientists from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, the green cover of the city […]

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Can Bengaluru’s Nurseries be Eco-friendly?

The Karnataka Forest Department has banned the usage of plastic bags in nurseries. Bengaluru, Nov. 22, 2018 By Virendra Singh Recently implemented, the drive is yet to be enforced. Bengaluru has some areas known for nurseries and horticulture practices, such as Siddapura and Lalbagh. Some nursery owners are saying that they have not been informed […]

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Six State Districts to get Piped Gas Soon

PM will inaugurate projects all over India on Thursday Bangalore, Nov.21, 2018 Six districts in Karnataka will soon get piped natural gas (PNG), Ajay Kumar Jindal, General Manager of Gail Gas said. The PNG’s will be installed in Davangere, Haveri, Koppal, Ramanagar, Raichur and Bagalkot. He said that of the one lakh connections in Bangalore […]

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Public Toilets Now Available On Maps

The BBMP will conduct drives in the upcoming weeks to raise awareness about the new initiative called Loo Review.  The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has made efforts to Geo-tag its public toilets. Now, citizens of Bengaluru can locate public toilets by just typing ‘toilet’ in Google Maps. This will help them find the nearest public toilet. An official at BBMP says, “The process […]

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