Environmental news from across the eight Northeastern states of India.

NE Greens Invites Applications for Internship & Training Based in Delhi

NE Greens is a project of the ‘Green Media Programme’ of the Delhi Greens organization, launched as a unique portal for the North East India region, a first-of-its-kind green media initiative towards generating environmental awareness in the North East as well as other parts of the country. Our Green Media team consists of talented and committed professionals with shared values and tremendous experience. Delhi Greens is looking for exceptionally talented candidates for the below mentioned position in the NE Greens

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Nagaland Becomes First NE State to Setup Department of New & Renewable Energy

India is no doubt taking significant steps towards combating impacts of climate change on the country. The years first parliament session witnessed an address by the Hon’ble President Pratibha Patil on the importance and commitment from the central Government on environment issue. Addressing the members present, she said, “My government attaches the highest importance to the implementation of all laws relating to the protection of the environment and forests. The rapid pace of economic growth is imposing new challenges. A

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NECEER to Organise Worldwide Save Loktak Campaign in Pune

The North East Center for Environment Education & Research (NECEER) will be initiating the third phase of the ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ in Pune tomorrow. With “Save Loktak Lake, Lifeline of Manipur” as its slogan, the campaign will be held at the seminar hall of Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune. The ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ was launched as an awareness programme by the NECEER, Imphal towards the conservation of Loktak Lake in Manipur. A total of 600 volunteers and 32 city

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Bird Flu Confirmed in Agartala Farm, Culling of Poultry Ordered

H5 strains of Avian Influenza or bird flu have been confirmed in the poultry samples collected from Government Duck Farm in R.K. Nagar in Agartala, Tripura. The samples had been forwarded to ERDDL, Kolkata and High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL) in Bhopal for testing. Both the tests have confirmed that the samples from Government Duck Farm are positive for H5 strain of Avian Influenza. The authorities have been quick to act and have given out instructions for the culling

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Bharat Nirman Campaign Now Ongoing in Imphal West, Manipur

The Bharat Nirman campaign has now reached Manipur and was inaugurated by Dr. I. Ibohanbi, Member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly at Takyel Kolom Leikai in West Imphal. Dr. I. Ibohanbi also inaugurated the photo exhibition stall of the Directorate of Audio & Visual Publicity (DAVP) set up as part of the campaign. A free health medical camp was organised during the Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign, at Takyel Kolom Leikai itself,  with the focus of promoting health care and

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More Funds for Infrastructure: PMGSY to Ensure Rural Road Connectivity in Assam

Rural roadways infrastructure is the backbone of inclusive development, and its existence and quality is an indicator of the development status and potential of a region. Roads in India are the primary mode of mobilizing resources, be it food, consumables or other goods. The road network in the country distributes products manufactured in one part to the rest and help make remote parts of the country accessible. Their construction comes with some significant environmental impacts as well, roads are known

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Bharat Nirman: Public Information Campaign Now Generates Awareness in Assam

The Press Information Bureau (PIB), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India’s Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign has now reached Assam. The three day campaign being coordinated by the PIB, Guwahati is being executed at Jakalabhanda. The Directorate Field Publicity, Tezpur and Jorhat Unit organized a Healthy Baby Show during the three days Public Information Campaign to disseminate information on child health and related schemes of the Government of India. Previously on NE Greens: Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign

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Youth & Sports Development Minister Ajay Maken Looks East for Gold!

The Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Ajay Maken reiterated at a workshop held last week, that the North East Region (NER) is the Power House of Sports in the country. Outlining his Ministry’s vision and objective with respect to the North Eastern States of the country, Mr. Maken expressed great confidence in the sportsmen and women of the NER. Delivering the keynote address at the workshop on “Youth and sports development in the North

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