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Gujarat government approves Rs.900 crore to make river Tapi pollution free

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

Enthused by overwhelming response of ongoing water conservation campaign — Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan-2018 (SSJA) — the Vijay Rupani Government in Gujarat decided to approve an...

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Web-based mapping to identify polluters

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2018

The pollution control board (PCB) has launched a first-of-its-kind web-based mapping for a waterbody and network of sewers, manholes and drains as part of sanitation survey being undertaken for...

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List steps to control river pollution, High Court tells Maharashtra govt

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

The Bombay high court today asked the Maharashtra government to apprise it of the steps it proposes to take to curb pollution of rivers in the state. 

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Single-use plastics could be banned in England next year

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

Cotton buds, plastic drinking straws and other single-use plastics could be banned from sale in England next year in the next phase of the campaign to try to halt the pollution of the world’s...

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Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through...

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7 years in jail, Rs 100 cr fine for offences on Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

Robbery, cheating, causing grievous hurt and attempt to commit culpable homicide are all punishable by up to seven years in prison. Now add one more crime to that list that may soon attract such...

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Meerut distilleries near Ganga get NGT warning for pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains joining river Kali East and strictly comply with environmental norms. A bench headed by...

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Godavari cleared of 160 tonne waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 5, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) in association with around 600 non-government organisations (NGOs) conducted a drive to clean river Godavari in the city ahead of the World Environment Day...

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Union water resources minister Uma Bharti sets off on tour to monitor progress of Ganga cleaning mission

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2017

A week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the progress of the 'Namaami Gange' programme, the Union water resources minister Uma Bharti on Thursday set off on a tour to monitor the...

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Israel Extends Support For ‘Namami Gange’ Ahead Of Modi’s State Visit

By : sustainabilityo..., May 19, 2017

Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon met Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on Monday and extended support to the ambitious ‘Namami Gange’ project, aimed at cleaning...

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