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INDIA PROMOTES SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

On Monday the 23rd February 2015, Prakash Javadekar, India’s environment minister, announced that the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has turned into a facilitating ministry for sustainable development, under National Democratic Alliance’s rule.

Until now the MoEF was considered an obstructionist ministry, but now things will change: the ministry would work as a facilitator in reaching sustainable development goals, bringing transparency and promoting people’s participation.

Sustainable development, green growth and poverty elimination will be the main principles of ministry’s activities. The MoEF planned to launch several public campaigns for turning degraded lands into urban greens and restoring lakes and rivers

 The gLAWcal Team

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Wednesday, 25 February 2015

(Source: New Indian Express)