Bhanvi Bansal

Bhanvi Bansal

Research Intern at IMPRI. Pursuing Bcom (H) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, DU

  LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment)

LiFE Lifestyle for Environment
Environmental sustainability refers to ecological balance, and for nearly two thousand years, humans have been carbonizing and degrading our planet, which has contributed to global climate change that is making existence on this planet worrisome. To cope with this issue and achieve a sustainability mission, LiFE was introduced with its proactive global implementation that will bring substantial co-benefits in terms of reducing inequalities in energy consumption, mitigation of air pollution, cost savings, and improvements in well-being and health. Our country is witnessing various challenges, such as a rise in atmospheric CO2 that had never crossed 300 ppm for the last 800,000 years has reached 420 ppm and is still rising, Himalayan ice sheets are melting at a very high pace that is 10 times faster at the last 4 decades than in the last 7 centuries, global sea level is expected to rise 2-6 feet by 2100, and global economy will lose around  18% of GDP by 2050 if no climate action is taken.

Mission Karmayogi: Civil Servants Capacity Building Program

Mission Karmayogi
Prime Minister stated “Mission Karmayogi is a new experiment of its kind in the direction of capacity building. Through this mission, government employees have to modernize their thinking, and approach and improve their skill set. It is to allow them to become a Karmayogi…”Moreover, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba launched the Approach paper on Annual Capacity Building Plans for Central Ministries and Departments under “Mission Karmayogi” 

One Nation One Fertilizer

The government issued an order requiring all businesses to market their goods under the brand name "Bharat" in order to standardize fertilizer brands across the nation. Under this scheme, all fertilizer companies will be manufacturing fertilizers under one brand name which will ensure uniformity and reduce confusion among farmers. The budget for fertilizer subsidies has been increased to 25% as compared to last year. This scheme will also ensure cost-effectiveness.