EPCA Current Affairs, GK & News

EPCA  Current Affairs, GK & News

SC directs removal of Slum Dwellings along the Rail Tracks

The Supreme Court has directed removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along the 140 km length of railway tracks in Delhi within three months. It also directed that there shall not be any kind of political interference in execution of the plan. Key Facts The court restrained any court from granting any kind of stay with ..

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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 ..

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EPCA comes out with parking management plan for Delhi

As per the directions issued by the Supreme Court to prepare a parking plan for the capital the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA). Assessment of the Problem Some Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) have demarcated parking lots and are levying extra charges for keeping a second or third car. Hence free parking on public ..

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Government reconstitutes Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority

Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA). This comes after tenure of the last EPCA expired on October 3, 2018. Key Facts Former IAS officers Bhure Lal will continue to be Chairman of reconstituted EPCA. The other members of the 20-member re-constituted ..

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