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23rd World Ozone Day Celebrated

30th Anniversary of Montreal protocol and 23rd World Ozone Day Celebrated

Highlighting the strength of the active collaboration between the government, industries and all stakeholders in the implementation of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) phase-out programme in the country, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan highlighted the importance of individual awareness and the strength… Read More

Conference on Sustainable Landscapes & Forest Ecosystems

Conference on Sustainable

Emphasising the need to create an enabling environment through small steps such as planting more trees, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that new and innovative ways must be thought of, to bring more areas under forest and tree cover. Inaugurating a two-day conference on “Sustainable landscapes and forest… Read More

Inauguration of National Agri-food Biotechnology Institute

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest & Climate Change inaugurated the new Administrative and Research Buildings of two national institutes under the administrative control of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India namely National… Read More

Environment protection should mass movement | Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said scientific research should reach the public and asked scientists to solve the basic issues like water and sanitation confronting the common people.Launching the National Carbonaceous Aerosols Programme Project (NCAP) on Carbonaceous aerosol emissions, source apportionment and climate impacts (NCAP-COALESCE project)… Read More

Celebrating Van Mahotsav

Environment Minister

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan will lead a month-long drive to plant saplings to mark Van Mahotsav here starting on July 5.   The plantation drive will be organised at Ram Lila Park, C. C Colony, Model Town tomorrow and in District Park, Paschim Vihar on July 6.  The Minister will plant saplings and also distribute… Read More

Swasth Saarthi Abhiyaan launched

Harsh Vardhan and Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurate Swasth Saarthi Abhiyaan

Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, together, inaugurated the Swasth Saarthi Abhiyaan (SSA) at Siri Fort Auditorium.

The Swasth Saarthi Abhiyaan (SSA) is a two month long mega campaign… Read More

Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan presently in charge of Ministry of Science and Technology has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.The portfolio went vacant after Shri Anil Madhav Dave, who was holding the charge of very important ministry, passed away this morning.… Read More

Harsh Vardhan launches Nakshe Portal for India’s maps

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, launched the Nakshe Portal, a new web portal providing free download of Survey of India’s (SOI) topographic maps in pdf format for entire country on 1:50,000 scale to Indian citizens. Topographic maps or Open Series Maps (OSM) containing natural and man-made… Read More

Harsh Vardhan to inaugurate BIRAC 5th foundation day

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the 5th foundation day function of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council in New Delhi.

More than 300 Scientists, Entrepreneurs, Industry Experts, and Policy Makers including a large number of stakeholders both national and international wil take part in the event. … Read More

International Conference on NexGen Technologies

The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in a group photograph at the inauguration of the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries – NxGnMiFu – 2017, organised by CSIR-Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR), in New Delhi on February 15,… Read More

Budget for Science & Technology

The Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science Dr. Harsh Vardhan has expressed happiness for increased allocations for various departments relating to Science & Technology.  Complimenting the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on presenting a ‘progressive looking Union Budget’, he said that increased allocations for science… Read More

Harsh Vardhan releases Braille Atlas for Visually Impaired

Harsh Vardhan

The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the Special Edition of “Atlas for Visually Impaired (India)” in English Braille in New Delhi. This Braille Atlas has been prepared by National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) under Department of Science & Technology.

The Minister expressed… Read More