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Air pollution: IITs, other institutions in 18 states to help implement NCAP as knowledge partners
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2019
New Delhi, Oct 15 (PTI) In its battle against bad air quality in the country, the government has launched a national knowledge network comprising IITs and other institutes to support the national clean air programme (NCAP) aimed at reducing air pollution by 20-30 per cent in...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution prevention , air quality control , IITs , MoEFCC , NCAP
Shut down industries that didn’t properly handle hazardous waste: MoEFCC
By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2018
The Union ministry for environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has directed the Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) to shut down industries that...Read more..
Subject Tags: environment , GSPCB , hazardous waste , MoEFCC , sustainability , waste management
Centre drops e-waste recovery target for manufacturers
By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2018
The ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has revised the e-waste recovery target for manufacturers, aimed as a measure to curb its dumping in the environment, due to...Read more..
Subject Tags: e-waste , E-Waste (Management) Amendment Rules 2018 , India , MoEFCC