Category Archives: Press Releases

Shrikant Deshpande gets extension in UNMISS, South Sudan

shrikant Deshpande IAS-IndianBureaucracy

Shri Shrikant Deshpande IAS(Maharashtra 1991)has been given extension as Senior Civil officer, P-5 level at United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) from 7.01.2016 to 06.06.2017. wishes Shri Shrikant Deshpande the very best.… Read More

Extreme Changes in Climate

Political polarization may cause communication about climate change to backfire-indianbureaucracy

As per the fifth Assessment report (AR5) of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published in 2014, globally averaged combined land and ocean surface temperature has risen by 0.85 0C (0.65 to 1.06) over the period 1880 to 2012. Many extreme weather and climate events like heat waves, heavy precipitation and tropical cyclones have been observed… Read More

Rise in Electronic Waste

Rise in Electronic Waste -IndianBureaucracy

 “The country’s economic growth, rise in per capita income, and technological innovations coupled with high obsolescence rate of electronic and electrical equipment to increase in the rate of generation of e-waste. Toxic constituents such as Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Hexavalent Chromium, Polybrominated biphenyls and Polybrominated diphenyl ethers… Read More

Emission of Greenhouse Gases

Emission of Greenhouse Gases -IndianBureaucracy

“As per the Biennial Update Report submitted by India, the quantum of India’s total green house gas (GHG) emissions (excluding LULUCF) in 2010 was 2.136 billion tonnes Carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2eq). In 2010, the year for which comparable figures are available, India’s emissions are lower than GHG emissions of China (11.183 billion tonnes CO2eq),… Read More

Considering cattle could help eliminate malaria in India

malaria study shows -Indian Bureaucracy

The goal of eliminating malaria in countries like India could be more achievable if mosquito-control efforts take into account the relationship between mosquitoes and cattle, according to an international team of researchers.

“In many parts of the world, the mosquitoes responsible for transmitting malaria are specialist feeders on humans and

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Tiger Poaching in Sunderbans

Poaching of Tigers in Sunderbans -IndianBureaucracy

“As reported by the State Government of West Bengal, there is no record of poaching of tigers in Sundarbans during the last five years.

A “Protocol on Conservation of the Royal Bengal Tiger of the Sunderban” between the Government of the Republic of India and Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was signed on 6.11.2011, details of which… Read More

Assessment of EAC & River Valley and Hydro-Electric Projects

Assessment of EAC and River Valley Projects and Hydro-Electric ProjectIndianBureaucracy

“The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) for environmental appraisal for River Valley and Hydroelectric Projects is constituted in terms of provisions of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006. It appraises the project thoroughly by examining environment impact assessment report, environmental management plan, public hearing… Read More

Ratification of Kyoto Protocol

Ratification of Kyoto Protocol -IndianBureaucracy

“The Government of India has decided to ratify the Second Commitment Period (2013- 2020) of the Kyoto Protocol. Developing countries like India have no mandatory mitigation obligations or targets under the Kyoto Protocol.

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol enables developed countries to invest in “Clean” projects in… Read More

NGOs get financial assistance from Ministry of Culture

Financial assistance Ministry of Culture to NGOs -IndianBureaucracy

India has the largest collection of Manuscripts as per the estimates. For documentation, conservation /preservation and digitization of Manuscripts project, National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) was launched by the Ministry of Culture in 2003. Till date it has documented about 42 lakh Manuscripts in different scripts and languages. For conservation… Read More

Ministry of Culture promote local dialects programmes

Ministry of Culture promote local dialects programmes-IndianBureaucracy

Sahitya Akademi, an autonomous organization under Ministry of Culture, is organising many programmes to promote literature in local dialects of the country. Details of the programmes organized by the Sahitya Akademi during the past few years for the promotion of local dialects is as under:-

  • Adi Language Convention on 6-7 April, 2013 at Pasighat, East Siang,
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Oral delivery system could make vaccination needle-free

Oral delivery system -IndianBureaucracy

Patients could one day self-administer vaccines using a needleless, pill-sized technology that jet-releases a stream of vaccine inside the mouth, according to a proof-of-concept study conducted at UC Berkeley.

The study did not test vaccine delivery in people, but demonstrated that the technology, called MucoJet, is capable of delivering vaccine-sized

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Promotion of Indian Food Culture

Promotion of Indian Food Culture -IndianBureaucracy

Government is aware that India has a rich culinary heritage. Most of our traditional food has evolved over centuries, transferred from one generation to the next.

Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines vary significantly… Read More