Union Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology

Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar has inaugurated the National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology at Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural Sciences (SACON) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

The centre would study the movement of environmental contaminants such as pesticides, heavy metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls and drugs through the food chain, and their harmful effects on birds.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB Main 2019:

  • Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu: Edappadi K. Palaniswami.
  • Governor of Tamil Nadu: Banwarilal Purohit.
  • Capital of Tamil Nadu: Chennai.

Source: The Business Standard

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