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National Efficient Cooking Program & Energy Efficient Fans Program (EEFP)

Context: Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has launched National Efficient Cooking Program (NECP) and Energy Efficient Fans Program (EEFP). These initiatives are aimed at revolutionizing cooking practices in India and emphasizing on the importance energy efficiency.  About National Efficient Cooking Program Significance of the […]

Ecomark Certification Rule, 2023

Context: Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MOEFCC) has notified an updation of Scheme on labelling of environment friendly products – ‘Ecomark’ aiming nudge individual choices and behaviors towards sustainability, in line with the philosophy of LiFE (Lifestyle of Environment). This will make […]

Global Biofuel Alliance

Context: Leaders of India, Singapore, Bangladesh, Italy, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Mauritius and UAE have launched Global Biofuel Alliance on the sidelines of G20 Summit in New Delhi. About Global Biofuel Alliance (GBA) Partner countries and organisations of GBA

PM e-Bus Sewa Scheme

Context: Union Cabinet has approved scheme known as PM e-Bus Sewa Scheme for augmenting city bus operation by 10,000 e-buses on PPP model. About PM e-Bus Sewa Scheme Components of the scheme: The scheme has two broad components: Coverage: The scheme will cover cities […]

Green Credit Scheme

Context: The government’s proposed ‘market’ scheme seeks to foster sustainable living by offering incentives for a range of activities such as afforestation, water conservation, and waste management. This will be achieved by generating ‘green credits’ as a means of encouragement. About the scheme Highlights […]

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Regulations

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), responding to the increase in ESG investing and the demand by investors for information on ESG risks, substantially revised the annual Business Responsibility and Sustainability Report (BRSR) required by the 1,000 largest listed companies in India.  What are E.S.G regulations? ESG regulation is any set of requirements on an organization to publicly disclose information about their performance in environmental, social, or governance topics. ESG disclosures are highly […]

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