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'Hawa Aane De' song Launched by Environment Ministry

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched a song titled 'Hawa Aane De' to spread awareness about Air pollution.
'Hawa Aane De' song Launched by Environment Ministry

Details:

  • Every year on 5 June World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated globally.
  • The MoEFCC celebrates WED focussing on the annual theme declared by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and organizes several events accordingly.
  • For the year 2019 theme for WED is 'Air Pollution'.
  • Thus Keeping with annual tradition the main function will be being held at Vigyan Bhawan on 5th June, 2019 and it will be presided over by the Environment Minister.
  • The WED will also be celebrated across the country in State Capitals and UT's.
  • The event includes release of several books, launch of a film competition on environment and three thematic sessions on- Air Pollution, Waste Management and Forests: the Green Lungs of cities.

About the "Hawa Aane De" Song:

  • It is the theme song for WED 2019 and was launched in New Delhi by Shri C.K. Mishra, Secretary MoEFCC in presence of artists involved with the song.
  • The objective of the song is a call to action for all people to come together to combat environmental challenges of our time.
  • It urges each one of us to explore green technologies and measures to improve air quality and make India less polluted.
  • The song is produced by MoEFCC in collaboration with Bhamla Foundation, Mumbai.
  • The song is written by Shri Swanand Kirkire.
  • It is sung by Sunidhi Chauhan, Shri Shantanu Mukherjee, Shankar Mahadevan and Kapil Sharma.

About the National Clean Air programme (NCAP):

  • It is one of the initiatives recently by launched Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) to combat air pollution.
  • Its objective is to control and abate air pollution across the country.
  • It is a mid-term 5 Year Action Plan.
  • It is a multi-sectoral and collaborative approach with mainstreaming and integration to reduce air pollution.
  • Its target is to reduce 20-30% of PM 2.5 and PM 10 concentration in 102 cities.
  • Out of 102, 84 cities have already submitted their action plan.

Question:

Q. The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched which song to spread awareness about Air pollution?
a. Chale Hawa Suhani
b. Hawa Aane De
c. Hawa Ka Maza
d. Hawa Hi Zindagi
'Hawa Aane De' song Launched by Environment Ministry 'Hawa Aane De' song Launched by Environment Ministry Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 01, 2019 Rating: 5

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