NEERI: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
IndAIR: CSIR-NEERI’s web facility launched
Published: November 9, 2019
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) has launched the country’s first interactive online repository, called IndAIR or Indian Air quality Interactive Repository. The repository is one of few such facilities in the world and has the maximum number of studies-262 concerning Delhi-NCR. About IndAIR Objective: The project aims to ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
WAYU: Air pollution control device inaugurated in New Delhi
Published: September 26, 2018
Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Environment Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated air pollution control device WAYU (Wind Augmentation PurifYing Unit) for traffic junctions at ITO intersection and Mukarba Chowk in New Delhi. The device aims at tackling toxicity in air by sucking in particulate matter and release fresh air WAYU (Wind ..
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
Topics: Air pollution control device • Air Purifiers • CSIR • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • NEERI • New Delhi • Science and Technology • WAYU • Wind Augmentation PurifYing Unit
NDMC ink MoU with NEERI to develop sewage treatment plants
Published: July 22, 2016
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has signed a MoU with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to develop 12 sewage treatment plants (STP). NEERI will provide its expertise in this field and the treatment plants to help NDMC to irrigate its parks in a bid to develop green areas and revamp big and small ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2016
NHAI approves pilot project for developing greenbelts along National highways
Published: November 28, 2015
National Highways Authorities of India (NHAI) has approved a pilot project for undertaking scientific studies on designing greenbelts along national highways. Proposal in this regard was submitted by Nagpur based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI). Key facts The pilot project will be implemented on a 5 km stretch on NH-7 (Varanasi to Kanyakumari) between ..