Central Pollution Control Board Cpcb
Business  /  Published 30.08.20

Green ruling aids gas

The crackdown by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on polluting units is expected to push up the demand for natural gas. Demand for the "clean fuel" will also go up from fertiliser units and...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Waste land: Disposing bio-medical trash

One false move can foil grand stratagems, especially in the battle against a deadly virus. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments and healthcare organizations have directed their attent...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 24.07.20

Central Pollution Board prunes Covid waste list

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has in its latest guidelines stated that food leftovers and other solid waste of Covid-19 patients should no longer be treated as biomedical waste and should...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.20

Every breath you choke

Jharia in Dhanbad district is the most polluted town in the country followed by the Dhanbad district headquarters, according to a report by Greenpeace that was published on Tuesday.The report, “Airp...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Covid waste of two months: 1 tonne

Hospitals, quarantine centres and diagnostic labs in Jharkhand have disposed around a tonne of Covid-19 biomedical waste in two months beginning April, figures compiled by the Jharkhand State Pollutio...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 28.10.19

Implement plans: CPCB to Assam Government

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked the Assam government to immediately implement the action plans it had submitted to improve air quality in five urban areas. The CPCB had earlier ca...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.20

Push for medical waste disposal

The regional office of Jharkhand State Pollution Board (JSPCB) on Friday held a meeting with representatives of around 200 private clinics, hospitals and laboratories in Dhanbad and Bokaro to apprise ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.18

Noisy cities flout SC Diwali order

Diwali celebrations in the state capital and steel city crossed permissible noise levels this year in blatant violation of the order of the Supreme Court that had set a two-hour window for bursting cr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Green board guidline on medical waste

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a revised guideline about management of biomedical waste linked to Covid-19, outlining roles of urban local bodies and state pollution control boards in ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.07.19

How India's biggest sewage treatment plant is different

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat on July 8 laid the foundation stone for the country's largest sewage treatment plant (STP) in Okhla, south Delhi.The STP...
By in New Delhi


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