West Bengal Pollution Control Board Wbpcb
Calcutta  /  Published 09.03.21

City's 'unhealthy' air footprint spreads

Overall Calcutta’s average PM 2.5 value in the 2020-21 winter, 94 microgram per cubic meter of air, stood second among metro cities...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Calcutta records 'very poor' air quality

The pollution station within Rabindra Bharati University recorded the highest AQI value of 380; the station at BITM in Ballygunge area showed 359 followed by 355 at then Jadavpur station...
By Jayanta Basu in Chowringhee

Calcutta  /  Published 10.01.21

15-year-old vehicle? Scrap it, get Rs 1 lakh

The PCB proposal came in the wake of the recently finalised state-level action plan to combat air pollution...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.12.20

Drive to cut ironing stall pollution

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute study found laundry stalls contribute 0.14 per cent of PM10 pollutant and 0.29 per cent of PM2.5 pollutant...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Worst air on BT Road

Goods vehicles worsen air quality; need for ‘local plan’...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

City’s air quality turns ‘very poor’

Environmentalist points to garbage burning, higher number of vehicles on roads as possible causes ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

GPS gadgets to nab cracker ban violators in Bengal

Bengal pollution board behind initiative, to hand out gadgets to police...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

South Dum Dum followed green immersion norm

A model immersion system was created in two ponds; followed NGT and NMCG guidelines...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

South Dum Dum to follow NKDA immersion model

WBPCB has decided to experiment with immersion in ponds...
By Jayanta Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Water sprinklers to fight dust demon

This is being done once early in the morning and again in the evening...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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