New Draft Rules To Protect Camels During Transportation in India

During hot weather between 12 deg. C to 30 deg. C, camels must be transported at night to minimize heatstroke risk. A valid health certificate as specified in Schedule M shall accompany with each consignment camels and a certificate as specified in Schedule L shall accompany each consignment of poultry.

Draft Rules On Radar Equipment For The Measurement Of The Speed Of Vehicles

These draft rules called as Legal Metrology (General) (Amendment) Rules, 2024 state that all radar equipment for measuring vehicle speed must be verified and stamped within one year of installation. The construction requirements specify that the radar indicators must be easily readable and the speed range should cover 30 km/h to 150 km/h. Additionally, the radar must be well-built for sufficient strength and stability

Who Let These 24 Breeds of Hounds Out?

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) is inviting written comments and objections from the public regarding the prohibition on the import, breeding, and sale of 24 dog breeds. Written comments with scientific reasoning can be sent by registered post to Dr. O.P. Chauhdary, Joint Secretary, DAHD by June 1, 2024.

CCTV Cameras to Require BIS Certification for Sale in India

The Indian government has recently amended the Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2021. The amendment now mandates Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification for Closed-Circuit Television Cameras (CCTV Cameras) sold in the country.

Government Emphasizes Awareness and Collaboration For Management of Heatwaves

The Ministry informed that advisories emphasizing state compliance with the National Action Plan on Heat Related Illnesses were recently issued to Chief Secretaries. These plans detail essential medicine stockpiling, intravenous fluids, ice packs, ORS solutions, and public awareness campaigns. Additionally, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has prepared a guide on recommended practices for both the general public and vulnerable individuals during summer months.

Stage-III of GRAP Revoked In Delhi As Air Quality Improves

Taking into account the disruptive nature of restrictions under Stage-III of GRAP, impacting a large number of stakeholders and the public, and considering the significant improvement in Delhi’s average AQI, the Sub-Committee unanimously decided to revoke Stage-III of GRAP in the entire National Capital Region (NCR) with immediate effect.

Coastal Restoration Mission by Government of Tamil Nadu

Government of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday issued orders for the launch of the Tamil Nadu Coastal Restoration Mission which is the fourth mission mode project of the Government after Climate Change Mission, Green Tamil Nadu Mission & Wetland Mission. An announcement to this effect was made by the Minister for Finance and Human Resource Management in the Budget Speech during 2023-2024.