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The Eco Warriors/The Green Corner

The rapid pace of modernisation has had some very adverse impact on the earth and its environment. The silver lining is that the environmental challenges have triggered a universal wake-up call, which we are all beginning to heed. In this context the role of environmentalists is important.

Environmentalists are people committed to work towards the protection of environment. They work towards creating awareness about the need to conserve the environment, and they voluntarily participate in environmental protection activities.

India, being a developing country, is faced with the challenge of striking the right balance between ensuring maximum growth and inflicting minimum impact on the environment. Some of the major environmental challenges before India are - controlling pollution, combating climate change, conservation of its biodiversity and sustainable development.

Here we bring you detailed and up-to-date information about the efforts made by the Government towards protection of the environment and the various plans, programmes, policies, services and facilities available for this purpose.

Source: National Portal Content Management Team, Reviewed on: 04-03-2011