Bhupender Yadav

India not part of greenhouse gas problem, will be big part of solution: Union Environment Minister

Bhupender Yadav claimed that the developed nations were not fulfilling their promises of climate finance and technology transfer.

published on : 27th April 2022

India calls on developed countries to enhance climate commitments ahead of COP27

India underlined the need for developed countries to enhance commitments ahead of COP27 including on climate finance and technology support, adaptation finance provisions, etc.

published on : 26th April 2022

Signs of early polls in Gujarat?

Political pundits feel the BJP is planning an early election in the state to deny the opposition any time to prepare.

published on : 23rd April 2022

India generates 3.5 million tonnes plastic waste annually: Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav

India is generating 3.5 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said.

published on : 5th April 2022

Gopal Rai urges Centre to form joint plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

Citing a report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), he said 31 per cent of the air pollution in Delhi comes from local sources and the rest is from outside.

published on : 5th April 2022

Opposition did not even let ex-PM Deve Gowda speak in Rajya Sabha, shows its insensitivity: Bhupender Yadav

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day amid protests by Opposition parties seeking a discussion on issues related to fuel price hike.

published on : 4th April 2022

AAP has a responsibility to reduce Delhi pollution: Centre hits out at Kejriwal

Union Minister Bhupender Yadav was responding to a question by BJP MP from Delhi Parvesh Sahib Singh, who slammed AAP government for its alleged lackadaisical attitude towards the issue.

published on : 4th April 2022

Leave EPF rate untouched: Kerala Labour Minister

The EPF Organisation had decided to slash the rate from 8.5% to 8.1% for the 2021-22 fiscal.

published on : 14th March 2022

India slips to rank 120 on 17 Sustainable Development Goals goals adopted as 2030 agenda: Report

India is now behind all south Asian nations except Pakistan, which stands at 129 and the south Asian countries ahead of India are Bhutan ranked 75, Sri Lanka 87, Nepal 96 and Bangladesh 109.

published on : 1st March 2022

Environment Ministry notifies guidelines on Extended Producer Responsibility for plastic packaging

Multi-layered plastic packaging will come under category three and plastic sheet or like used for packaging as well as carry bags made of compostable plastics fall under category four.

published on : 18th February 2022

Over 25 crore informal workers registered on e-Shram platform: Labour Minister

As per government estimates, there are around 38 crore informal sector workers in the country. The government now has national data base of two third of the informal sector workers in the country.

published on : 10th February 2022

Nations compromise on coal for UN climate agreement, India argues against phase-out

Indian Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav argued against a provision on phasing out coal, saying that developing countries were “entitled to the responsible use of fossil fuels.”

published on : 14th November 2021

Climate finance isn't charity, says Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav at COP26

Currently, rich nations provide an estimated $80 billion annually, which poorer nations say isn't enough to develop clean energy systems and to adapt to worsening climate shocks.

published on : 11th November 2021

Efforts to drive low carbon development pathways in industry sector are critical for achieving Paris Agreement goals: India

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said it is necessary that more companies from the heavy industries should join the global initiative.

published on : 10th November 2021

India says it expects climate finance of USD one trillion 'at the earliest'

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav made the remarks after meeting Scotland's Finance Minister Kate Forbes on the sidelines of the crucial international climate conference COP26.

published on : 4th November 2021
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