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Punjab To Plant 550 Trees In Every Village To Mark 550th Birth Anniversary Of Guru Nanak Dev

To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, 12,700 villages in Punjab will plant 550 saplings ...
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Swachh Report Card: Can Punjab Become ODF By October?

With rural Punjab’s open defecation free status complete, urban parts of the state to join the ODF list by October ...
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Patiala to go ODF by September end
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Patiala’s Swachh Challenge: City To Construct Community Toilets In 20 Areas, To Go ODF This Month

Patiala will build 20 community toilets this month in three areas of the city and declare itself open defecation free ...
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Punjab: Decline In Stubble Burning By 30%
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Air Pollution: Punjab Government Embarks Upon Programme To Check Stubble Burning

As part of the Rs 665 crore subsidy announced by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to control stubble burning, the government has sanctioned Rs 395 crore for the purchase of agro-machines and other farm equipment for farmers ...
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Ahead Of Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018, Punjab Government Launches Swachhta App To Address Sanitation Issues

Through this mobile app, Punjab government wants to encourage the people to give direct feedback on sanitation so that the government’s goal of making Punjab a Swachh and Tandrust (Healthy) state can be achieved ...
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Ludhiana railway station to get cleaner air from vertical gardens
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Ludhiana Makes History, Becomes The First Railway Station In India To Have Vertical Gardens

2,000 discarded plastic bottles have been reused by Indian Railways' Ferozepur division to install vertical gardens at Ludhiana railway station ...
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Air Pollution: Punjab aims to tackle crop residue burning from the money received under Central scheme
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Waste Management: Agriculture Department Meets Makers Of Crop Residue Management Machinery To Prevent Farm Waste Burning

Under a central scheme, Punjab will get Rs 665 crore in next two years. The money will be spent on procurement of quality equipment like happy seeders, paddy straw choppers/mulchers to prevent waste burning ...
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: All the houses in Bathinda now have toilet access
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To Effectively Police Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Bathinda Will Issue Challans For Open Defecation In The City

Special teams have been formed by the Bathinda Municipal Corporation who will go around the city and issue challans to people found defecating in the open ...
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Air Pollution: Punjab aims to tackle crop residue burning from the money received under Central scheme
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German Firm To Set Up Bio-Gas Plant In Punjab To Tackle Air Pollution

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh stated that the state has 20 million tonnes of paddy stubble which can be utilised for the production of bio-CNG and green manure ...
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Soon, Punjab Roads Will Be Constructed Using Discarded Plastic Packets Of Chips, Biscuits And Other Ready-To-Eat Products

Understanding that unscientific disposal of multi-layered plastics (MLPs) that are used to make pack ready-to-eat items like chips, biscuits etc, is a threat to the environment, Punjab is now working on a mechanism to effectively collect MLPs and then use it for road construction ...
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Punjab Aims To Combat Air Pollution By Offering Free Plant Saplings Through A Mobile App

Getting the plant saplings of your choice at the doorstep, that too free of cost, is just a click away in Punjab as the government launched an app – ‘i-Hariyali’ to improve states green cover ...
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Mohali Yet To Become ODF Due To No Public Toilets In Eight Markets
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How No Toilets In Eight Markets And Few Households Prevent Mohali From Going ODF

Mohali will miss Punjab’s target of going ODF by end of June by declaring all cities and villages of the state open defecation free ...
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