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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...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , air pollution mitigation , crop residue , crop residue burning , environmental sustainability , India , Niti Aayog , stubble burning
India proposes more than $12 billion of pollution-reducing incentives
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019
India has proposed incentives worth 885 billion rupees ($12.4 billion) to encourage power plants to install equipment to curb emissions and to develop infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs), a government statement said on Friday. The bulk of...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution mitigation , clean energy transition , Electric Vehicles (EV) , environmental pollution , India
India’s most polluted: 30% have no clean up plan
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2018
A good number of India’s most polluted cities are not too keen to clean up their act, according to a list maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Of the 102 cities singled out...Read more..