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SSEP to address energy crisis, environmental issues: Murad

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Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday said that solar home system project would serve dual purpose of mitigating energy crisis and addressing the global concerns of environmental degradation. This he said while delivering his inaugural speech of Sindh Solar Energy Programme (SSEP) – deployment of Solar Home Systems (SHS) in the rural […]

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Environmental monitoring: Facility dormant due to funds shortage

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Climate Change has sought Rs18.8 million for revival of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s central monitoring facility. EPA Central Laboratory for Environmental Analysis and Networking, which was established with the financial assistance of the government of Japan, has been non-functional since 2010 due to shortage of funds and dearth of technical staff. […]

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Project on cultural heritage inaugurated

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MANSEHRA: A project titled “Campaign for Protection of Cultural Heritage in and Around Hazara University” was inaugurated at the Senate Hall of the campus on Saturday. The project, funded by the USEFP-Pak US Alumni Network (USEFP-PUAN), will be launched by the Department of Archaeology, Hazara University, said a press release. The event was attended by […]

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IUCN, Baanhn Beli dive into project to save vultures

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KARACHI: When top officials of the Sindh wildlife, environment and livestock departments are not serious about undertaking projects to save species going extinct, there is little hope for organisations working in the field. The secretary of the ministry of climate change, Arif Ahmed Khan, admitted that there is a lack of committment on the government’s […]

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Project launched to strengthen women help centres

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KARACHI: Speakers at the launch of a project have said that only a close coordination between civil society organisations and government departments, including police and Citizens-Police Liaison Committee, can ensure protection to women against harassment and distress in urban and rural areas of Sindh. The ceremony was organised on Thursday by the women development department […]

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