Earth Day Archive

Rang De Haryali! BESC to switch off to embrace the spirit of EarthDay

This Earth Day, we are facing a turning point in human history: 2016 was the warmest year on record globally, and 2015 the warmest year before that. Now 2017 is heating up fast. If we stand by and do nothing, that threat –a future defined by melting glaciers, devastating droughts and a rapid loss of

On Earth Day, Mrs. India 2015 Priyanka Khurana Goyal joins hands with Bal Snehalaya for tree plantation drive

Mumbai 22nd April 2015:  On the occasion of Earth Day, Bal Snehalaya, a joint enterprise of the Thane municipality, the railway police and the rainbow foundation along with Mrs. India- Queen of Substance Priyanka Khurana Goyal organized a tree plantation drive at Thane. The event was also graced by Shri Ravinder Singal (Special IG (Training)),  Shri Madhukar Pandey


In the recent era, one of the biggest global issues is pollution. Due to rapid urbanization, technological advancement and job opportunities; majority of our country’s population is migrating to cities. As the population in urban areas increase, the effect of this change is visible on our environment and thus, climate. It is a complex issue

Over 4.5 lakhs child labours engaged in various e-waste activities in India: ASSOCHAM study

Kolkata produces 35,000 MT of electronic waste a year In India, about 4.5 lakhs child labours between the age group of 10-14 are observed to be engaged in various e-waste (electronic waste) activities, without adequate protection and safeguards in various yards and recycling workshops, according to the ASSOCHAM recent study on ‘Earth Day’ (April 22). While