Category: Environment

funding for Atal Bhujal Yojana

  CURRENT AFFAIRS FROM ENVIRONMENT SECTION News in Focus The World Bank has approved Water Resources and River Development Ministry’s Rs 6000 crore worth central sector scheme, ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana’. The scheme will be implemented over a period of five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23 with assistance from the World Bank. The scheme proposal has […]

IPCC Draft Report on Global Warming

CURRENT AFFAIRS FROM SCIENCE & TECH SECTION News in Focus A recent Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) draft report on climate change response draws global attention. What is the report on? The report comes on the direction of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2015. Accordingly, IPCC was asked to prepare […]

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2018 report

CURRENT AFFAIRS FROM ENVIRONMENT SECTION News in Focus A fast-changing climate, conflict, inequality, persistent pockets of poverty and hunger and rapid urbanization are challenging countries’ efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a UN report. The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018¬†found that conflict and climate change were major contributing factors leading to […]