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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. ..

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 ..

Jharia most Polluted city in India: Greenpeace Report

According to the recent report released on Tuesday, 21st January 2020, by the environmental non-governmental organization, Greenpeace’s India branch, Jharia, a city in Jharkhand is the most polluted city in India, which is followed by Dhanbad of the same state. Greenpeace was founded in 1971 in Vancouver, Canada and is headquartered in the capital city ..

Water Efficiency Report: Gujarat Topped

As a part of the mid-term review of the Central and the State government departments by the Jal Shakti Ministry, Gujarat has been ranked first in meeting the efficiency targets, to provide piped drinking water connection to every household in next 5 years. In 2018 ranking, Gujarat was ranked 7th, while Telangana topped the ranking. ..

National Pollution Control Day 2019

National pollution control day is observed on 2nd December every year in India in the memory of the people who lost their lives in 1984 Bhopal gas calamity. The day is observed on the objectives to make industries and people aware of the importance of pollution control acts, to prevent pollution caused by human negligence ..

India produces 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste everyday

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar in a written response at the lower house of the Parliament on 22nd November informed that the demand of plastic products has increased sharply in the country due to increased use of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), which have indirectly caused a challenge of plastic waste ..

India’s first e-waste clinic set up in Bhopal

India’s first e-waste clinic is being set up in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. For this noble cause, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have signed pact that would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units. Initially, it will be 3-month pilot project and being ..

NGT directs CPCB to prepare a noise pollution map

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the CPCB to identify noise pollution hotspots and categorise cities with specified hotspots and ..