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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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Air Pollution: Punjab Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding To Check Stubble Burning

Air Pollution: Punjab Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding Check Stubble Burning
Air Pollution News Punjab
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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Air Pollution: Reduction In Active Fire Incidents In Punjab, Haryana This Year, Said Minister Mahesh Sharma

Air Pollution: Reduction In Active Fire Incidents In Punjab, Haryana This Year, Said Minister Mahesh Sharma
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In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma said that a reduction of 11 per cent in Punjab and 29 per cent in Haryana was recorded between Septmber 30 and November 30 this year ...
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Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation

Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation
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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: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab

Stubble Burning: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab
Air Pollution News 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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Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan Ministers Skip Meet On Pollution

Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan Ministers Skip Meet On Pollution
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To study deteriorating air quality of Delhi, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan had called a crucial meeting of ministers and officials from Delhi's neighbouring states which was skipped Ministers from Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan ...
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