After taking a review of the Golden Beach at Puri, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey said around 750 tonne of marine litter have been treated and disposed off scientifically in the last three years.
The minister said that issues relating to minimising industrial obsolescence and adverse economic impacts should appropriately be addressed.
MoS Environment Ashwini Choubey said 3,45,989 forest-fire alerts were sent by the Forest Survey of India using SNPP-VIIRS sensors.
Brahmins can't be lured, will back party that promotes national interest: Ashwini Choubey on UP poll
He likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Maurya dynasty king Chandragupta, and said Brahmins will support him in the same way as Chanakya had backed the ancient king.
As on March 4, 2021, a total 242 samples have tested positive for different variants in India, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha query.
The existing infrastructure under Universal Immunization Programme is being used and simultaneously strengthened for deployment of vaccines, including storage and transportation.
There were 1,707 beds and 292 ventilators in March which have been increased to 7,403 beds and 906 ventilators in September in the Health Ministry's 13 COVID dedicated hospitals in the country.
The Minister of State for Health today said the outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala is a "localised" occurrence amid reports of dead bats being found on the premises of a government school.
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh frontrunners in Indian Politics: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey hits out at Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Kant had earlier said that states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are keeping India backward, especially on social indicators.
Arijit Shashwat has an arrest warrant on the charges of inciting communal violence in Bihar's Bhagalpur.
Arrest warrant issued against Union Minister Ashwini Choubey’s son Arjit Shaswat for communal clashes in Bihar
Bihar police said on Sunday that efforts are on to arrest Arjit Shaswat, the son of Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey, and eight others accused of inciting communal violence at Nathnagar.
Elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly for five consecutive terms, Ashwini Kumar Choubey is the BJP's prominent Brahmin face from the state.