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Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: Green Tribunal On Industries In Maharashtra’s Malegaon

Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: NGT
Air Pollution Maharashtra News
National Green Tribunal expressed concerns over the increasing plastic waste in the Girna river and air pollution caused by industries in and around Malegaon, Maharashtra and has formed a committee to investigate the health impact of industrial pollution in the area ...
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Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half

Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half
Maharashtra News Plastic Ban
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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This NGO In Chandrapur Is Educating People About Importance Of Water Conservation

This NGO In Chandrapur Is Educating People About Importance Of Water Conservation
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Chandrapur is one of the hottest cities in the country and an NGO named ECO-PRO is inspiring people to conserve water in the city with a rainwater harvesting awareness campaign ...
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Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis

Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis
Maharashtra News
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

Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja
Maharashtra Swachh Warriors
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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58-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls

68-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls
Maharashtra Waste Management Waste Warriors Of India
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

Projects To Reduce Pollution In River Mula-Mutha Fast-Tracked, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
Maharashtra News
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

India's Forest Cover Increased By One Per Cent In The Last Five Years, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
Maharashtra News World Environment Day
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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Water Crisis Returns To Haunt Maharashtra’s Latur, As They Get Water Tanker Once In 15 Days

In 2016 Indian Railways had arranged two goods trains (rakes) consisting of 50 tanker-like wagons each for the purpose of loading and transporting water in the drought-affected areas of Latur district
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Latur’s deputy sarpanch claims that the administration provides 250 litres of water to each family in the village for a month, which is not sufficient for them ...
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Electric Vehicles: India Should Prioritise Two-Wheeler Electrification, Says A Study

Electric Vehicles: India Should Prioritise Two-Wheeler Electrification, Says A Study
Electric Vehicles Maharashtra News
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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From Having No Access To Sanitary Napkins As A Teen, To Now Distributing It For Free, Story Of Mumbai’s Padwoman

From Having No Access To Sanitary Napkins As A Teen, To Now Distributing It For Free, Story Of Mumbai’s Padwoman
Maharashtra Menstrual Hygiene
Dipti’s first meeting with menstruation and her husband’s dedication towards the cause made her undertake the cause of menstrual hygiene and turn into a ‘padwoman’ ...
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An Exemplary In Itself: This Park In Nagpur Is Here To Give Lessons On Waste Management

An Exemplary In Itself: This Park In Nagpur Is Here To Give Lessons On Waste Management
Maharashtra News Waste Management
The first waste management park at NEERI opened its gate on April 8 to educate and aware individuals about waste ...
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