Environment ministry clears 229 projects in a month, up from 217 in a quarter.
Pollution levels of these industries can be monitored in real time throughout the year.
This move was originally prioritised as an action point at a meeting chaired by Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, on July 12, 2014.
The JV has already secured forest clearance for 315.81 hectares of land in November last year for operating the mine.
The proposed scheme will reduce the frequency at which industries currently need to seek approvals for continuing operations.
Goyal said that sometimes ‘judicial overreach’ of a particular matter causes more damage than good.
The Union minister was reacting to queries on summons issued by a special CBI court against Manmohan Singh.
The post of NBA chairperson has been lying vacant since February last year when Balakrishna Pisupati resigned.
He said that we should prepare ourselves for a systematic dismantling of the existing environmental laws and rules.
The proposed amendment had allowed land reclamation in sea for construction of monuments and memorials, though only “in exceptional” cases.
The Environment Min also accused Sonia Gandhi of interfering in important decisions during her party’s rule at the Centre.
Javadekar says will hold a meeting with CM to discuss the concerns raised over river pollution.
Following letter from Tribal Ministry, NDA govt shelves plans to ‘rationalise’ provisions of law
Globally, the potential value of biological diversity and genetic resources is pegged at around $1 trillion.
Wetland of sewerage and industrial waste that began forming 2 years ago, kills trees, destroys eco system.