Varun, who represents Sultanpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh, had asked whether India was “employing any scientific technique for wetland conservation”.
The two ministers met Kerry on Friday night, hours after the historic signing ceremony by 175 nations of the Paris climate change agreement in the United Nations headquarters.
“Government does not want poor to take healthy drink but only TASMAC (state run liquor outlets) liquor. That is what they are interested in because it is their business,” Javadekar charged.
The panel, constituted by the NDA government in August 2014 submitted its report and suggested a complete overhaul of the existing environmental governance framework.
Terming the issue as “serious”, Javadekar had sent a two-member special team to inquire into the fire incident.
Javadekar alleged that Congress chose to insult martyrs two days before their martyrdom day, a reference to the hanging of Rajguru, Sukhdev and Singh on March 23, 1931, by the British.
The event featured a play performed by students about the importance of Mother Earth and the need to conserve forests and protect the environment.
Javadekar said that his government’s motto is ‘development and environment conservation hand-in-hand’.
Javadekar and Kehar were speaking at the valedictory function of a three-day conference titled ‘Rule of Law for Supporting 2030 Development Agenda’ organised by the NGT here.
The committee also assured that they were ready to plant and protect trees on hilltops and hill slopes if the government gives construction permission. The minister accepted the memorandum, but did not gave any assurance.
There is little that is ‘swadeshi’ about resistance to GMO mustard. In fact, it fits into the Make in India framework
“It will ensure path of job creation and ensure sustainable development. That is the thrust of the Narendra Modi government,” Javadekar said
These 150 units were among the 764 industries that were identified as the major culprits of industrial pollution in the Ganga river.
Two days after Uma flagged objections, the Environment Ministry filed the affidavit in the Supreme Court.
Peta India has vowed to continue the fight against animal cruelty in the Supreme Court.