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Air Pollution: Viable Alternative Emerges To Burning Paddy Straw In Punjab
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Air Pollution: Viable Alternative Emerges To Burning Paddy Straw In Punjab

In a bid to cur pollution caused by the practice of stubble burning, Worldwide Fund for Nature India is working in collaboration with a private firm to use rice straw as an energy feeder in boilers ...
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Renewable Energy: Solar Power To Light Up 13 Schools And A University In Rural Punjab
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Renewable Energy: Solar Power To Light Up 13 Schools And A University In Rural Punjab

As the government aims to increase the use of renewable energy in order to reduce carbon emissions and curb pollution, 14 academic institutions in Punjab install solar panels to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels for its daily power demands ...
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In A Bid To Check Air Pollution, Punjab Brick Kilns Will Be Shifting To Cleaner Technology
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In A Bid To Check Air Pollution, Punjab Brick Kilns Will Be Shifting To Cleaner Technology

The state cabinet of Punjab chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has approved a plan for the conversion of brick kilns into kilns with cleaner technology in order to check pollution in the state ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Launches Water Supply, Sewerage Schemes Worth Rs 197 Crore

The Chief Minister has said the Punjab government would take the help of all financial organisations to ensure that canal or river water is supplied to the people for drinking purposes ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Announces Plan To Check Pollution Of Beas, Sutlej

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announced that he has constituted a committee under the chairmanship of the chief secretary, for the regular monitoring of pollution levels in the rivers ...
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Air Pollution: Punjab Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding Check Stubble Burning
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Air Pollution: Punjab Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding To Check Stubble Burning

With a target to bring down stubble burning cases by 90 per cent this year, the government of Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding for a bio-fuel project with Virgo Corporation ...
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These Students In Ludhiana Are Giving A Swachh Twist To Birthday Celebrations At School

A school student in rural Ludhiana decided to distribute soaps instead of candies on her birthday with the aim to help her classmates inculcate the habit of handwashing ...
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Ludhiana’s Police Stations To Have Separate Toilets For Women, Finally!

The Ludhiana Police Commisionerate has signed an MoU with Bharti Foundation to build separate toilets for women in 40 police stations throughout the city ...
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Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation
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Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation

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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Stubble burning: National Green Tribunal Directs Chief Secretaries Of 4 States To Appear On November 15

The National Green Tribunal asked the Union Agriculture Secretary and chief secretaries of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi to appear before the bench on November 15 with strategies to prevent stubble burning in their states ...
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Stubble Burning: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab
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Stubble Burning: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab

As only a little time is left for sowing wheat and with 30 per cent of paddy yet to be harvested, stubble burning incidents have shot up in Punjab over the last few days further intensifying the air pollution problem ...
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Stubble Burning: Punjab Expects 70 Per Cent Drop In Stubble Fires This Season, Says Official
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Stubble Burning: Punjab Expects 70 Per Cent Drop In Stubble Fires This Season, Says Official

Punjab Agriculture Secretary K S Pannu said that the state is doing its best to curb stubble burning and is expecting not more than 12,000 stubble burning incidents this season ...
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