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Environment ministry adopts new plan to rejuvenate rivers

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2018

The environment ministry on Wednesday announced a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems, stating that focus will now be on the entire river basin compared...

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Arvind Kejriwal hopes Delhi, Fukuoka pact will help combat pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

The Delhi government and the Fukuoka Prefectural Government (FPG) signed a Friendship Agreement Tuesday, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal noting that it will allow the capital to “harness”...

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NGT directs Delhi Jal Board to submit info on Phase-II of Yamuna cleaning

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to state the total number of drains falling in the second phase of the Yamuna cleaning project and quality of waste...

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Haryana to give Rs 61 cr subsidy for optimum utilisation of crop residue to reduce pollution in the state

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Haryana government would give subsidy of Rs 61 crore for the optimum utilisation of crop residue up to December 2017 to reduce pollution in the state.


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Industrial zones under scanner for pollution in Greater Cochin area

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2017

In an attempt to ensure that Kochi does not go the Delhi way in terms of air pollution, Kerala state pollution control board (KSPCB) will monitor and record the entire pollution parameters in...

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Delhi air pollution: Centre to set up pollution task force

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

The Centre will soon set up an inter-ministerial task force, headed by the Prime Minister's principal secretary, Nripendra Mishra, to look into the issue of Delhi's air pollution and find ways...

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CEA releases policy to promote power generation from paddy straw

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

Residents from Delhi and the National Capital Region can now expect relief next year from the pollution caused due to the burning of stubble by farmers in Punjab and Harayana. The Central...

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Punjab Pollution Control Board to map sources of air pollution in industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to map various sources of air pollution by industrial units in the district. It will be done through satellite imagery of Punjab Remote...

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IIT-Kanpur to Conduct Artificial Rains in Lucknow to Reduce Air Pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

Days after many cities of Uttar Pradesh were declared dangerously polluted in the country, Lucknow is gearing itself to witness first artificial rains through cloud seeding. The IIT- Kanpur...

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Develop auto tech to address pollution: Gadkari to industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2017

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has asked the domestic automobile industry to work on indigenous technologies to help reduce pollution. It needs to work on auto...

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