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Pollution Control Board
Opinion  /  Published 30.07.20

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 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

Bihar  /  Published 27.10.18

Cracker diktat in festive season

The Bihar State Pollution Control Board has sent an advisory to all district magistrates (DMs) and superintendents of police (SPs) asking them to enforce the Supreme Court order of October 23 on limit...
By Dipak Mishra in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Jharkhand district heads to get Diwali note

For the first time this Diwali, Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) will give the state police and administration a detailed advisory on firecracker use in the wake of the recent Supreme C...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 03.05.20

Dust major factor for pollution in Guwahati

Pre-monsoon showers have improved air quality in Guwahati, but there has been no impact of over a month’s lockdown on the city’s air. The Pollution Control Board Assam (PCBA) has attributed dust a...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.19

Air monitor at Fort William

The city got its sixth automatic air pollution monitoring station on the Fort William campus on Monday.The station has been built as a background facility, meaning it is located far away from the know...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.19

Kolhan units spurn clean-air deadline

As many as 20 industrial units, in addition to 10 railway establishments, have ignored the state pollution board’s directive to install devices to provide real-time ambient air quality data by May 3...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

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 27.02.20

Medical trash safety to bin epidemics

Biomedical waste can be one of the prime reasons for epidemics. That’s why, it should be tracked, monitored and safely disposed of.The Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) regional office...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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