Centre for Science and Environment

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 16:22
  • Moradabad gets 50 per cent of all PCBs used in India, and 90 tonnes of e-waste everyday
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 16:47
  • Down to Earth finds evidence of a growing crisis in the state – rise in diseases and poor state of health care system

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 15:29

NEW DELHI, September 23: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has analysed the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna (PMKKKY) in the context of the recently notified rules on the District Mineral Foundation (DMF). The analysis has been published in a CSE factsheet and is available here: http://www.greenclearancewatch.org/themes/phw/images/PM-Khanij-Kheshtra-Yojna-and-DMF.pdf

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 19:54
  • Centre has notified Rules on DMF, which require 10 per cent and 30 per cent royalty as contribution to DMFs; it has also instituted Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna (PMKKKY)
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 12:15

44 per cent of India’s districts are facing rain deficit

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 14:27
  • CSE welcomes Delhi government’s draft solar policy which makes installation of solar panels on government-owned, commercial and residential buildings mandatory.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 16:56
  • FSSAI has cut down the maximum permitted trans fats in fats and oils. At 5 per cent, the new standards are half of the earlier limit and will come into force by August 2016

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 15:21
  • Delhi has mandated recycled products from construction and demolition (C&D) waste in all future contracts for building works and road works to be taken up by the Delhi government and its agencies

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 14:11
  • CSE analysis shows management of DMF funds is bureaucrat-driven with minimal participation of affected communities in decision-making bodies

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 16:47
  • A committee on junk food and childhood obesity set up by the Ministry of Women and Child Development has recommended ban on junk foods in school canteens and within 200 meters of  school

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