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CII adopts 100 villages in Punjab, Haryana to mitigate pollution caused by stubble burning

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

To curb alarming pollution levels in north India, especially during winter months, CII on Sunday said it has adopted over 100 villages and 100,000 acres of farm area in Punjab and Haryana to enable zero crop residue burning. The industry body has adopted Ludhiana, Barnala and...

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Niti Aayog working on policy to end crop residue burning

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

Government think-tank Niti Aayog will soon come out with a policy roadmap to promote alternative use of crop residue, which farmers continue to burn in the fields despite a ban in some states to...

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Fighting Air Pollution: Rs 1,151 crore fund to boost in-situ management of crop residue in Delhi and NCR

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2018

Seeking to provide a cost-effective and eco-friendly solution to farmers to deal with the problem of stubble burning that results in raising air pollution levels in the capital and neighbouring...

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Formulate comprehensive policy to stop stubble burning: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

The National Green Tribunal today directed Delhi and four northern states to formulate a comprehensive policy for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop them from...

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Air Pollution: Centre approves Rs 100 crore project to tackle stubble burning

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2018

Seeking to handle issue of stubble burning in a comprehensive and coordinated manner, the environment ministry has approved launching of a regional project to tackle the menace that adversely...

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How much crop residue can be used as fuel in power plants: NGT asks NTPC

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

The National Green Tribunal today directed the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to inform it how much agricultural residue, in "pellet" form, it can use as raw material along with coal...

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