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Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai
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Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai

’99 per cent of the wells in Mumbai have dried up’, says 40-year-old Subhajit Mukherjee, a resident of Kandivali in Mumbai, who has come up with a cost-effective solution to conserve rainwater and recharge ground water ...
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Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half
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Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half

According to Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Rs. 4.1 crore have been collected till now as fine from the offenders of the state-wide plastic ban out which Rs. 3.4 crore were collected from the capital city of Mumbai alone ...
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Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis
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Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis

While speaking at the state assembly, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that drains carrying floodwaters can handle a maximum rainfall of 150 mm in 24 hours and so a severe rainfall puts pressure on transport infrastructure ...
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Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja
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Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja

To encourage tree plantation among citizens and increase the green cover in and around Nashik, Green Revolution, a citizens’ group celebrated Vat Savitri Pooja by planting Banyan saplings ...
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68-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls
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58-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls

What started as a hobby is now becoming a viable way of tackling waste paper for 58-year-old Meena Patankar who uses discarded newspaper to make dolls and other home décor items ...
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Projects To Reduce Pollution In River Mula-Mutha Fast-Tracked, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Projects To Reduce Pollution In River Mula-Mutha Fast-Tracked, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

The components proposed under projects to restore the Mula-Mutha river include the construction of eleven new Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and laying of 113.6 km of sewer lines for collection of untapped sewage ...
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India's Forest Cover Increased By One Per Cent In The Last Five Years, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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India’s Forest Cover Increased By One Per Cent In The Last Five Years, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

On his visit to National Museum of Indian Cinema, Mumbai, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar urged people to plant at least 10 trees to contribute towards protecting the environment ...
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World Environment Day: 650 Volunteers Gather For Beach, Lake Clean-up And Tree Plantation In Maharashtra And Odisha
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World Environment Day: 650 Volunteers Gather For Beach, Lake Clean-up And Tree Plantation In Maharashtra And Odisha

Beach warriors clean-up lakes and beaches in Maharashtra, collect 6.5 tonnes of waste and plant over 2000 saplings in Mumbai and Odisha ...
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No More Dumping Of Waste At Versova’s Mangroves As They Get Bio-Fences, A Natural Barrier
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No More Dumping Of Waste At Versova’s Mangroves As They Get Bio-Fences, A Natural Barrier

In a bid to protect mangroves from waste, Versova opts for bio-fences, where plants are grown on a frame which in turn prevent the garbage from being dumped directly on to the mangroves ...
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Brihanmumbai Electric Supply And Transport To Get 20 Electric Buses By Next Month And 60 More By End Of The Year
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Brihanmumbai Electric Supply And Transport To Get 20 Electric Buses By Next Month And 60 More By End Of The Year

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport will get a subsidy under the Faster Adoption And Manufacturing Of (Hybrid And) Electric Vehicles India Scheme of the Department Of Heavy Industries for deploying 80 electric buses in its transport fleet ...
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This 84-year-old Artist And Water Warrior Has Single-Handedly Saved 20 Million Litres Of Water In Last 12 Years
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This 84-year-old Artist And Water Warrior Has Single-Handedly Saved 20 Million Litres Of Water In Last 12 Years

Meet 84-year-old Aabid Surti who on every Sunday goes door to door to fix leakages and save water ...
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Electric Vehicles: India Should Prioritise Two-Wheeler Electrification, Says A Study
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Electric Vehicles: India Should Prioritise Two-Wheeler Electrification, Says A Study

As the government targets for having at least 30 per cent of the vehicles on road as electric by 2030, in order to curb vehicular pollution, the study conducted by Ola Mobility Institute shows that encouraging shared mobility is one of the ways of promoting e-mobility in the country ...
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