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Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation

Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation
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Android based mobile application ‘e-PEHaL’ developed by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, monitors tree plantation and growth of trees in different parts of the state
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With ‘One Day-One Hour’ A Week Initiative, Pune Municipal Corporation Aims To Clean-up Mula And Mutha Rivers

With ‘One Day-One Hour’ A Week Initiative, Pune Municipal Corporation Aims To Clean-up Mula And Mutha Rivers
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As Mula and Mutha rivers inch towards becoming a serious health hazard, Pune Municipal Corporations steps in to help clean-up the dying rivers of the city
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One-Fourth Of The Vehicles To Be Electric In Delhi By 2023, Government Sets Target To Combat Air Pollution

One-Fourth Of The Vehicles To Be Electric In Delhi By 2023, Government Sets Target To Combat Air Pollution
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From electric two wheelers, buses, rickshaws to cars, the government has identified benefits and incentives that passengers and vehicle-owners can get on commuting in by less-polluting or electric vehicles
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33-Year-Old Makes Khadi Colours From Floral Waste In Bihar

33-Year-Old Makes Khadi Colours From Floral Waste In Bihar
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33-year-old Praveen Chauhan from Bodh Gaya town in Bihar is recycling Mahabodhi temple’s floral waste and making natural dyes from it for khadi garments
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Waste Management: Meerut Jail To Convert Waste Into Manure

Waste Management: Meerut Jail To Convert Waste Into Manure
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To manage waste effectively, the Meerut jail will convert six tonnes of biodegradable waste to three tonnes of manure on a monthly basis
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PM Modi Defines His Commitment To The Environment As Part Of Indian Culture

PM Modi Defines His Commitment To The Environment As Part Of Indian Culture
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PM Modi’s statement comes after a Twitter user shared a video of his speech where he can be heard elaborating on the country’s leap towards clean energy
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In Varanasi To Celebrate Dev Diwali, Anil Kapoor Loved This The Most About PM Narendra Modi’s Constituency

In Varanasi To Celebrate Dev Diwali, Anil Kapoor Loved This The Most About PM Narendra Modi’s Constituency
Actor Anil Kapoor visited Varanasi for Dev Diwali celebrations and termed his travel as a ‘blessed experience,’ the actor also wrote to PM Modi and said that he was delighted to see the way the city has transformed over the years
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Jammu And Kashmir Government To Continue Building Toilets In Urban Areas Even After Going Open Defecation Free

Jammu And Kashmir Government To Continue Building Toilets In Urban Areas Even After Going Open Defecation Free
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Despite going ODF, the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir has asked the implementing agencies to continue building toilets as per the target set under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban
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India’s First All-In-One Sewer Cleaning ‘Hope’ Machine Unveiled On World Toilet Day

India’s First All-In-One Sewer Cleaning ‘Hope’ Machine Unveiled On World Toilet Day
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In a bid to end manual scavenging, ‘Hope’ Machine costing Rs. 43 Lakhs and will provide all the services to clean manholes in the coming days
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Swachh Rail: Central Railway Introduces E-Toilets In Coaches

Swachh Rail: Central Railway Introduces E-Toilets In Coaches
After a series of steps taken by the Indian Railways to make the trains cleaner and more hygienic, the Central Railway announced that it will be adding e-toilets to coaches
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West Bengal Citizens May Have To Pay Up To Rs. 1 Lakh Fine For Littering, Spitting In Public Places

West Bengal Citizens May Have To Pay Up To Rs. 1 Lakh Fine For Littering, Spitting In Public Places
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West Bengal government has created a panel to reinforce the existing laws against littering and spitting in the public places
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Once Infamous As A Littering Spot, Bengaluru’s Jakkur Lake Is Now Known For Its Lush Greenery

Once Infamous As A Littering Spot, Bengaluru’s Jakkur Lake Is Now Known For Its Lush Greenery
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A group of citizens from Bengaluru came together in 2014 to end the littering menace near the Jakkur lake through weekly cleanup and tree plantations drives
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After Versova Beach Cleanup, Afroz Shah Eyes Mithi River In Mumbai To Make It Waste-Free

After Versova Beach Cleanup, Afroz Shah Eyes Mithi River In Mumbai To Make It Waste-Free
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After making Mumbai’s Versova beach clean and litter-free in 160 weeks, environmentalist Afroz Shah has embarked on a new mission to clean city’s longest river Mithi
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