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Daily Archives: May 22, 2018

2018 – Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity

International Day for Biological Diversity The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in late 1993, 29 December (the

Forest cover in Bengal up: Mamata on Biodiversity Day 2018

 The total forest and social forestry cover in West Bengal has been raised to 12,358 hectares and 934 hectares respectively till 2016-17 under a Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) assisted project, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday. In a tweet on the occasion of

NGO in Gujarat & Its Kitchen

n 1984, Gujarat became the second state after Tamil Nadu to implement the Mid-Day Meal Scheme. Over the years, it has been observed that this scheme has had significant improvement in the nutritional and educational status among children. According to 2011 Census, the literacy rate