Central Pollution Control Board Current Affairs, GK & News

President promulgates Ordinance to constitute Air Quality Management Commission in NCR

The President of India has promulgated an ordinance to constitute an air quality commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and the areas adjoining it. Highlights The commission will work on research, better coordination, identification and resolution of problems in Air Quality Index in the National Capital Region. The commission will consist ..

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October 14: International E-Waste Day

On October 14, 2020, the third International E-Waste Day was observed. The day is being observed by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Forum (WEEF) since 2018. This year, the day is observed on the theme Theme: Education Highlights According to the United Nations, the volume of E-waste generated in the last five years has increased ..

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Yudh Prasdushan Ke Virudh: Mega Anti-Pollution Campaign launched by Delhi CM

On October 5, 2020, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a Mega Anti-Pollution Campaign, called “Yudh Prasudushan ke Virudh”. The campaign was launched to reduce pollution levels in Delhi. During the campaign, the Delhi Government will focus on technology developed by Pusa Agriculture Institute to control stubble burning. Highlights Under the campaign, thirteen pollution ..

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NTPC Limited signs agreement with CPCB

NTPC Limited recently announced that it has signed an agreement with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to provide financial support to install Air Quality Monitoring Stations. NTPC will provide financial support of Rs 80 crore for installing and commissioning of 25 Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS), across six states and three Union Territories. ..

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India’s First E-Waste Clinic in Bhopal

India’s First e-waste clinic opened at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. It is jointly set up by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). The process would enable segregation, processing, and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units. This will be a 3-month project. The project if successful will be ..

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