Bookmark Bookmark

INDIA-GERMANY TO PREVENT PLASTIC WASTE ENTERING OCEANS

INDIA-GERMANY TO PREVENT PLASTIC WASTE ENTERING OCEANS

Context

The Government of India (GOI) and Germany have signed an agreement for Technical Cooperation in improving practices to prevent plastic from entering the marine environment.

Details

  • The project titled ‘Cities Combating Plastic Entering the Marine Environment’ will be executed for 3 and a half years.
  • The result of the project is totally under the objectives of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban focusing on sustainable solid waste management and PM Modi’s vision to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022.
  • It will be undertaken at the national level (at MoHUA), select states (Uttar Pradesh, Kerala and Andaman & Nicobar Islands) and in the cities of Kanpur, Kochi and Port Blair.

You might be interested:

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX 2021

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX 2021 Context India has ranked 142nd yet again out of 180 nations in the recently unveiled World Press Freedom Index. Details The index is published each year by the intern ...

3 weeks ago

CIVIL SERVICES DAY OBSERVED

CIVIL SERVICES DAY OBSERVED Context In India, the ‘Civil Services Day’ is observed on April 21 every year. Details It is observed as  thanks offering day to every one of the Civil ...

3 weeks ago

STEFANOS TSITSIPAS WON 2021 MONTE CARLO MASTERS

STEFANOS TSITSIPAS WON 2021 MONTE CARLO MASTERS Context Stefanos Tsitsipas has won the 2021 Monte Carlo Masters to capture the maiden Masters 1000 title. Details In Tennis, Stefanos Tsitsipas (Gre ...

3 weeks ago

WORLD CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION DAY OBSERVED

WORLD CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION DAY OBSERVED Context Every year, on April 21, the World Creativity and Innovation Day (#WCID) is celebrated. Details The 1st UN World Creativity and Innovation Day ...

3 weeks ago

STATE OF THE GLOBAL CLIMATE 2020 REPORT RELEASED

STATE OF THE GLOBAL CLIMATE 2020 REPORT RELEASED Context Recently, the World Meteorological Organisation released the “State of the Global Climate 2020” report. Details 2011-2020 was t ...

3 weeks ago

One Liners of the Day, 21 April 2021

Important day In India, National Civil Services Day - 21 April. In India, Secretary's day or Administrative Professionals Day - 21 April. World Creativity and Innovation Day - 21 April. World Creativ ...

4 weeks ago

Provide your feedback on this article: