Environment protection and pollution control Act and rules.

The Environment Protection Act is an important legislation that provides for coordination of activities of the various regulatory agencies, creation of authorities with adequate powers for environmental protection, regulation of the discharge of environmental pollutants, handling of hazardous substances, etc. The Act provided an opportunity to extend legal protection to non-forest habitats (‘Ecologically Sensitive Areas’) … Read more

International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), commonly referred to as the World Bank, is an international financial institution whose purposes include assisting the development of its member nation’s territories, promoting and supplementing private foreign investment and promoting long-range balance growth in international trade. The World Bank was established in December 1945 at the … Read more

07-12-2017 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   NGOs to protest NGT order on Dec 20   The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of 36 NGOs has decided to stage a protest against the National Green Tribunal order on December 20.   The committee debated the terms and conditions and rules framed by the state and Central Governments in the Town … Read more

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