Cabinet approves Indian Antarctica Bill

New Delhi, Mar 16 (PTI) The Union Cabinet is understood to have approved the Indian Antarctica Bill on Wednesday, which proposes to provide a regulatory framework for India’s research activities in Antarctica and for environmental protection. The Union Cabinet met on Wednesday, which was presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Ministry of Earth Sciences has prepared the draft Indian Antarctica Bill. It is expected through this that India Antarctica Treaty 1959, Antarctica Aquatic Life Resources Conservation Treaty 1982 and Antarctica Treaty on Environment Protection

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