The Telangana State Biodiversity Board (TSBDB) has asked residents to document plants, crops, animals, birds, reptiles and insects in their residential areas to spread awareness on nature and diversity while people remain in lockdown. The BMCs play a vital role in documenting biodiversity, their sustainable use and in dealing with Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) issues. The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) is a statutory autonomous body under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and climate change, Government of India established in 2003 to implement the provisions under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002, after India … Dr. Akilesh Gupta, Scientist G, Head Planning, Coordination & Performance Management,Department of Science and Technology,Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,New Delhi – 110 016. Two hundred years ago, the city would wake up to chirps of hundreds of varieties of birds, who no longer live here. British ornithologists, during the Company’s rule, took a keen interest in these tropical birds and studied them in great details recording their behaviour and movement. 244, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi -110 001. Farooqui, IAS 11th Nov 2010 to 11th Aug 2011 Dr. P.L. Gautam 31st Dec 2008 to 3rd Nov … 5, Type - V Quarters, suparana Building,Doresani Palya Forest Compound,5th Phase, JP Nagar, Bangalore - 560076, Karnataka | Biodata. Hem Pande, IAS 06th Feb 2014 to 08th Feb 2016 Dr.Balakrishna Pisupati 12th Aug 2011 to 05th Feb 2014 Shri M.F. A tribal traditional medicine practitioner from the interiors of Cotigao in Canacona, who has helped preserve his community’s age-old knowledge on the medicinal value of local flora and fauna, has now been chosen for the Goa State Biodiversity Conservation Award 2020. Mrs  R. Jaya, IAS, Joint Secretary,Ministry of Tribal Affairs,Room no. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service, Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved.For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service, Protect Kharghar wetlands and hills: Biodiversity board to Panvel civic body, Tribal healer from Cotigao to get biodiversity conservation award, Kerala: Pathiramanal declared as first local biodiversity heritage site of Alappuzha, Gendekatte Forest in Hassan identified for biodiversity park, Soreng addresses UN summit on biodiversity, Navi Mumbai: Biodiversity board writes to PCMC to protect Kharghar wetlands, hills, Government plans ‘disengagement’ from five premier environment-related institutions by withdrawing funding, Book to showcase birds that lived in Kolkata 200 years ago, Great Indian Bustard habitat violation: NGT notice to Rajasthan govt, After complaint, forest department inspects mangrove-felling at Neura, Intensive farming heightens pandemic risk: Study, Government pulls out Lalchand Rajput from Pakistan tour, CPCB writes to Delhi govt for urgent action on major polluting sources, lists out pending tasks, In bid to boost catch, 50k fresh water fish seedlings released in Curtorim’s Mai Tollem, NGT gives PMC 4 months to shut Baner garbage plant, Telangana: Campaign to spread biodiversity awareness, 'NCR Planning Board released Rs 12,441 crore loan for infrastructure projects till September 27', EC orders FIR against Rahul Gandhi for TV interview on Gujarat poll eve, File that could solve Bose’s death mystery ‘closed for 100 years’, Somnath temple visit: Rahul Gandhi listed as 'non-Hindu', Terms of Use and Grievance Redressal Policy. Complex, I.N.A.,New Delhi-110 023. Explore national biodiversity board profile at Times of … #14/6, Officers Flat, Tilak Marg, New Delhi - 110001 | Biodata, Professor and Dean,College of Agriculture,Central Agriculture University,Imphal, Manipur - 795004. | Biodata, Director and Fellow, Aarohi,No. The disengagement has been proposed by the department of expenditure (ministry of finance) after a review of 16 autonomous bodies under MoEF. 5, Type - V Quarters, suparana Building, Non-Official Members ( From 21st March, 2017 to 20th March, 2020), Non-Official Members ( 22nd February, 2010 to 21st February 2013), Non-Official Members (February, 2007 to February 2010), Non-Official Members (April 2004 to September 2006), Non-Official Members ( 17th October, 2013 to 16th October 2016). Job titles get a creative spin again, "I hit my wife when she raised her voice": Why some men beat their wives, How call drop, poor connectivity cause havoc at work, How Indian street kids are dancing their way to a better life, Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. Shri Sanjay Kumar, IFS., Director General of Forests and Special Secretary to the Government, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, Second Floor, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jor Bagh Road, New Delhi-110 003. Intensive farming makes future pandemics such as Covid-19 more likely as wild animals carrying diseases known to infect humans are forced into increasingly close contact with us, research showed Wednesday.