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Deprived Of Toilets For The Longest Time, Residents Of Ludhiana In Punjab Witness A Sanitation Revolution

Deprived Of Toilets For The Longest Time, Residents Of Ludhiana In Punjab Witness A Sanitation Revolution
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In 2014, the same year Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Bharti Foundation started an initiative – ‘Satya Bharti Abhiyan’ to build toilets and improve rural household sanitation facilities in Punjab ...
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Air Pollution Due To Stubble Burning: Punjab Records 25 Per Cent Increase In Farm Fires, No Challan Issued

Air Pollution Due To Stubble Burning: Punjab Records 25 Per Cent Increase In Farm Fires, No Challan Issued
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Till October 20, while Punjab recorded 2,482 cases of stubble burning against 1,980 last year (2018), an increase of around 25 per cent, Haryana witnessed 2,048 farm fires as compared to 2,283 last year, a drop of 10 per cent ...
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Punjab Farmers To Get 28,000 Agro-Machines From The State Government To Tackle Stubble Burning

Punjab Farmers To Get 28,000 Agro-Machines From The State Government To Tackle Stubble Burning
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In a bid to prevent air pollution caused by stubble burning, the agriculture department of Punjab has undertaken a task of providing advanced machinery to the farmers to tackle farm waste, by September 15 ...
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To Address Air Pollution Issue In Amritsar, United Nations Development Program Team Tours The City

To Address Air Pollution Issue In Amritsar, United Nations Development Program Team Tours The City
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The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) officials visited industrial units and observed that the large scale use of diesel as fuel for generators caused air pollution in Amritsar ...
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Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized

Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized
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Under the provision of Punjab Plastic Carry Bags (Manufacture, Usage and Disposal) Control Act, 2005, the state government had banned the use of plastic carry bags in February 2016 ...
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Air Pollution: Viable Alternative Emerges To Burning Paddy Straw In Punjab

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

Renewable Energy: Solar Power To Light Up 13 Schools And A University In Rural Punjab
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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

In A Bid To Check Air Pollution, Punjab Brick Kilns Will Be Shifting To Cleaner Technology
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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

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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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Crop Residue Burning Gobbles Up $30 Billion Annually: Study

Crop Residue Burning Gobbles Up $30 Billion Annually: Study
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As per a study by International Food Policy Research Institute, in five years, the economic loss due to burning of crop residue and firecrackers is estimated to be $190 billion, or nearly 1.7 per cent of India's gross domestic product ...
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Stubble Burning Not Going To Stop On Its Own, Consider Granting Subsidy To Farmers: SC

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The Supreme Court on January 20 asked Punjab and Haryana governments to consider granting subsidy to the farmers to stop stubble burning, the key reason for the rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Announces Plan To Check Pollution Of Beas, Sutlej

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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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