Apr 16, 2021 06:05 PM IST
The Union Minister had received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on March 5 at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune.
- Apr 14, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar said India is the only G-20 country to walk the talk on the Paris climate agreement and "we have done more than we promised".
- Apr 01, 2021 10:10 AM IST
Rajinikanth's contribution as actor, producer and screenwriter has been iconic, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
- Mar 23, 2021 03:22 PM IST
The vaccination drive is currently restricted to citizens aged above 60 and 45-plus with comorbidities.
- Mar 16, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Environment ministry's expert appraisal committee (EAC) had recommended clearance for the government's ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project with a direction to the CPWD, who are the developers, to ensure no air pollution is caused during the demolition process.
- Mar 15, 2021 06:17 PM IST
Replying to supplementary queries during the Question Hour, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said there has been a net increase of 15,000 square kilometres of tree cover in the last six years.
- Mar 04, 2021 09:56 PM IST
Dispelling rumours, the minister clarified that in the self-regulating body, no member will be appointed by the government.
- Feb 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Centre believes PLI scheme will make India's $ 40 billion pharmaceuticals industry globally competitive and less reliant on imports for high-end patented drugs. The new incentives for domestic manufacture of IT hardware aims to raise domestic value addition to 20% - 25% by 2025 and make India a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing.
- Feb 08, 2021 07:42 PM IST
Replying to queries during the Question Hour, Prakash Javadekar said that in providing online education, India has surpassed many countries.
- Feb 08, 2021 08:21 AM IST
Speaking after flagging off a vehicle campaign aimed at dispelling rumours about COVID-19 vaccines, the Information and Broadcasting Minister said more than 50 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been inoculated since the vaccination drive began on January 16.
- Jan 08, 2021 06:03 PM IST
Speaking at a webinar organised by Merchants' Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Prakash Javadekar also claimed that the country is not responsible for climate change, but it is working towards enhancing the generation of solar and renewable energy.
- Dec 23, 2020 05:25 PM IST
Paving the way for 100 percent foreign investment in the sector, the Union Cabinet has decided to align the cap of 49 percent FDI in the existing DTH guidelines with the extant government (DPIIT's) policy on FDl as amended from time to time.
- Dec 21, 2020 08:04 PM IST
Releasing the ‘Status of Leopards in India 2018’ report, the minister said, the leopard population has been estimated using camera trapping method.
- Dec 18, 2020 06:43 PM IST
CREDAI has requested PM Modi to take urgent steps to arrest the cement and steel price rise for survival of the real estate sector in the country.
- Dec 09, 2020 05:29 PM IST
New Delhi, Dec 9 Sounding optimistic about an early resolution of farmer crisis, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesd..
- Nov 25, 2020 03:28 PM IST
The government will provide Rs 6,000 crore; the National Investment Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) will provide Rs 7,000 crore equity and nearly Rs 1 lakh crore will be raised from the bond market, he said.
- Nov 13, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Meeting the Paris Agreement's target of capping warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius should be a top priority, Javadekar said.
- Nov 07, 2020 04:06 PM IST
The Union Minister stated that the biogas demonstration plant which produces compressed biogas from biomass will help combat air pollution in Delhi and North India.
- Oct 15, 2020 01:44 PM IST
The 50 CPCB teams will make extensive field visits from October 15 to February 28 next year and focus on hot spots where air pollution is aggravated, the environment ministry said. They will visit Delhi and NCR towns Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut in Uttar Pradesh; Gurugram, Faridabad, Ballabgarh, Jhajjar, Panipat, Sonepat in Haryana; and Bhiwadi, Alwar, Bharatpur in Rajasthan.
- Oct 14, 2020 06:49 PM IST
Allowing ADNOC to export its oil mirrors a model adopted by countries such as Japan and South Korea which allow oil producers to re-export crude storage.
- Aug 23, 2020 01:22 PM IST
These SOPs have been finalised after consulting the health and home ministries, the minister said.
- Aug 20, 2020 10:11 AM IST
On August 19, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Cabinet has approved the proposal for leasing out Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports through the PPP model.
- Aug 19, 2020 05:21 PM IST
Briefing the media on the Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar said it was a historic decision that will allow job-seekers take one common test and save costs and time spent on writing multiple exams.
- Aug 19, 2020 03:09 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar said the decision to set up 'National Recruitment Agency' to conduct Common Eligibility Test is expected to benefit job- seeking youth of the country.
- Aug 10, 2020 02:21 PM IST
Speaking to the media after an event to celebrate World Elephant Day, Javadekar said, "Saw reaction of some leaders demanding protest against the EIA draft. How can they protest against the draft? It is not a final notification. It was kept for public consultation for 150 days because of COVID-19. Otherwise it is only 60 days as per rules."