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Uttar Pradesh government to take action against sugar mills flouting NGT norms

By : SustainabilityO..., May 24, 2017

The Uttar Pradesh government will take stern action against sugar factories that flout green norms and are spreading pollution, the state sugarcane development minister Suresh Rana warned today...

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Centre to strengthen regulatory mechanism to curb pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., May 22, 2017

The marine environment in India is under stress due to pollution and it has become one of the probable reasons for the decline in fish stock, said the new national policy that was released by...

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PM Modi to launch river conservation project in Madhya Pradesh to ensure pollution-free Narmada

By : SustainabilityO..., May 15, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch on Monday the Narmada Seva Mission for the conservation of the crucial river, which is a lifeline of Madhya Pradesh.

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Delhi govt directs schools to install air purifiers

By : SustainabilityO..., May 1, 2017

In a bid to protect students from the effects of shooting pollution levels in the national Capital, the Delhi government has directed the city schools to install air purifiers....

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NGT notice to states, UTs for violating plastic waste management rules

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 28, 2017

A National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench, headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, issued on Thursday notices to all state governments and Union territories on CPCB's application that plastic...

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Odisha government joint ventures with University of Chicago for research, knowledge and capacity building

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 5, 2017

Odisha government on Monday signed a statement of interest (SOI) with University of Chicago and its charitable trust in India to collaborate in fields of research, knowledge and capacity...

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40 illegal factories sealed in Loni, Ghaziabad

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 5, 2017

In a major crackdown on illegal factories operating in Loni, the district administration has sealed over 40 units operating without the consent of the regional pollution control board and other...

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Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board’s fillip to waste disposal: ₹25L for start-ups

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 4, 2017

Most of our cities generate a phenomenal amount of waste every day. Safely disposing and utilising such waste is a challenge every city faces. In order to deal with this, the Rajasthan State...

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Gurgaon construction sites to be monitored for dust pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 4, 2017

Deputy commissioner of Gurgaon, Hardeep Singh, on Monday ordered the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) to inspect construction sites in the city and initiate action against those not...

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Nashik Municipal Corporation sets up cell to curb Godavari river pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 3, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up a special cell to check the rising pollution levels of river Godavari.

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