It was a great experience for me as a young man in his twenties to observe an international convention, a great dream for Indians that our homeland being the host of international events and great pride for us as an IFS probationers to witness the convention being organised through our Ministry MoEF&CC and Gujarat state […]
In the wake of a deadly outbreak of CoronaVirus, there was some positive news that Nitrogen dioxide over China has dropped with the coronavirus quarantine, decrease in pollution levels in Indian cities on the day of ‘People curfew’. It is claimed that nature is reclaiming all it lost with reduced human interaction. But the appreciation […]
According to assessments of the latest Indian State of Forest Report, 2019 the total forest and tree cover of the country is 80.73 million h.a which is 24.56% of the geographic area of the country. We could see the incremental increase in the forest and tree cover in every biennial report of the Forest Survey […]
IMoT’s Founder Ramsundar speaks with Rahul, Director of Greennow about its innovative product Plantbox. The Plantbox is a round, 20-inch-wide container crafted from polypropylene. Rainwater and condensation collect in the box’s chamber, where water gets trapped. As the plant grows, its roots reach deeper and deeper into the ground, eventually finding their own water source. […]
Indoor Air pollution has been a main concern for many Indian cities. In 2016, a World Health Organisation (WHO) study found that fourteen of the twenty world’s most polluted cities belonged to India. Now various efforts are taken by State, local Governments and individuals to combat air pollution. Indoor plants have been emerged as an […]
One positive takeaway of India’s rich demographic dividend with 64% of the youth population is the rising spirit of entrepreneurship and startup culture. Government policies have been facilitating the youth to become job providers rather than job seekers. The main idea behind a start-up is to disrupt the landscape which is plagued with inherent operational […]
Earth Overshoot Day falling on July 29th means that humanity is currently using nature 1.75 times faster than our planet’s ecosystems can regenerate. This is akin to using 1.75 Earths. Overshoot is possible because we are depleting our natural capital – which compromises humanity’s future resource security.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presented the maiden budget of the second term of Narendra Modi Government. This Budget 2019-20 is merely a continuation of agricultural policies of previous year And new policies spelt out by Government is neither explained nor substantiated. The proposal to develop 10,000 new Farmer Producer Companies (FPOs) is an addition of […]
Production and Consumption are two key drivers of the economy. So far, the economy has been dominated by linear model or one-way economy. In linear economy, raw materials are used as inputs in production and products are sold / used i.e., consumed and then discarded as waste. In short, the flow of linear economy revolves […]
The award had been conferred this year (2019) to Dr. N Kumar for his outstanding contribution in the field of horticulture and academic leadership focussed on human resource development in agriculture.