The High Level Working Group presents report on Western Ghats to Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Hon'ble MoS (I/C) E&F. The Group proposes protecting 90% of the region's 'natural landscape' as ecological sensitive area.
The Minister of Environment & Forests, Hon'ble Jayanthi Natarajan, invites all Parties to the high-level segment of COP-11 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre from 17 to 19 October 2012 highlighting five key issues for discussion -
The 14th BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) Ministerial Meeting on climate change was held in Chennai, India on February 15-16, 2013. At the conclusion of the Meeting a Joint Statement was issued.
The report outlines the present status of FGR, in situ and ex situ conservation initiatives adopted in the country, national programmes available for conservation and management, FGR contribution in food security and poverty alleviation and the research needs for FGR.
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The Annual Report to the People on Environment and Forests 2010-11 presents an overview of programmes, policies and major initiatives of the Ministry of Environment and Forests in the year 2010-11 on Environment and Forestry related issues. Read Report »
Statement by Mrs. Jayanthi Natarajan, Hon'ble Minister of State for Environment and Forests of India at the High Level Meeting on "Wellbeing and Happiness: Defining a New Economic Paradigm" at UN Headquarters, New York on 2nd April, 2012. Read Statement » | In Pics »
Hon'ble Minister for Enviornment & Forests, Smt. Jayanthi Natranjan,
joins the members of the River Rafting expedition of ITBP, "Ganga
Punardarshan: From Gomukh to Gangasagar", on one of the rafts
before flagging-off ceremony at Allahabad. More »
The MoEF celebrated the World Forestry Day 2012 with the theme "Role of Forests in achieving the Millennium Development Goals." A function was organised at India International Centre, New Delhi with the objective to create awareness among public about importance of forests and their critical role as life sustaining system. Press Release »
The Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore has organised Tree Growers Mela on February 23, 2012 where 1000 farmers from Tamilnadu, Kerala and Pondicherry participated. The Mela was inaugurated by Mrs. Jayanthi Natarajan, Hon'ble Minister of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India. Report »
Mr. Erik Solheim, Minister of Environment and International Development of Norway called on Hon'ble Minister Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan in her office. Minister Mr. Solheim is visiting Delhi to participate in the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit, being organised by TERI from 2-4 February, 2012. Press Release »
As another step forward, to take 'Gajah to Prajah', 'Haathi Mere Saathi' is an initiative of the MoEF in collaboration with the Wildlife Trust of India to generate the support from various stakeholders for the country's National heritage animal.
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India made impressive presence in the 10th Conference of Parties of Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, held at Bergen, Norway during November 20-25, 2011. Nominated as Member of the Standing Committee of CMS.
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Inaugurating the first Indian Forest Congress,2011 in New Delhi today, Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan urged for developing reliable data at the state level on forest biomass, increment, Non-timber Forest Products, Eco-tourism, etc.
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The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests, Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan releasing a book 'Voices From the Field' at the inauguration of the First Indian Forest Congress, 2011 in New Delhi on November 22, 2011. Smt Natarajan also released books entitled 'Forestry in the Service of Nation-ICFRE Technologies',and 'Status of JFM in India'.
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests, Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan addressing at the Ministerial Dialogue on "Green Economy and Inclusive Growth", hosted by Ministry of Environment and Forests and the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, in New Delhi on October 03, 2011.
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The Minister of State (IC) for Environment and Forests, Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan releases a book "Sustainable Development in India" at the Ministerial Dialogue on "Green Economy and Inclusive Growth", hosted by Ministry of Environment and Forests and the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, in New Delhi on October 03, 2011. The Under Secretary General, UNDESA, Mr. Sha Zukang is also seen.
'Haathi Mere Saathi’ campaign organized successfully at the 19th All India Forest Sports Meet, Dehradun jointly hosted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Uttarakhand Forest Department. Press Release Updated: December 23rd, 2011