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Stubble Burning: Punjab Government Launch Mobile Apps To Help Check Burning Of Crop Residue

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The three mobile applications will help farmers access equipment for crop residue management and monitor tree plantation ...
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No Manpower Or Machinery, Will Burn Crop Residue, Say Punjab Farmers

No Manpower Or Machinery, Will Burn Crop Residue, Say Punjab Farmers
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According to government figures, stubble burning was a major cause of air pollution that blanketed Delhi last November, which was termed as a "health emergency" ...
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Despite Ban, Ludhiana Farmers To Burn Stubble Even This Year

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Despite a prohibition on the burning of the farm residue, the farmers in Ludhiana are set to go against the orders and continue burning stubble this year as well. ...
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Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF

Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF
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After missing two deadlines to go ODF – December 2017 and June 2018, urban areas of Punjab finally achieve open defecation free status ...
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Waste Management: Chandigarh Residents Relieved As Waste Collectors Resume Door-To-Door Collection

Waste Management: Chandigarh Residents Relieved As Waste Collectors Resume Door-To-Door Collection
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The people of Chandigarh heaved a sigh of relief as private waste collectors resumed door-to-door collection from households after three weeks of strike to protest Chandigarh Municipal Corporation's move to take over waste collection duties from private players in the city ...
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Union Environment Ministry Asks States To Ensure Distribution Of Farm Implements To Tackle Stubble Burning

Union Environment Ministry Asks States To Ensure Distribution Of Farm Implements To Tackle Stubble Burning
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In the meeting of environment ministers and officers of various departments of Delhi and four neighbouring states, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan emphasised collective action by all the municipal and other agencies to ensure cleaner air in the coming months ...
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Punjab Hopes To Tackle Stubble Burning Problem Through Farm Mechanisation

Punjab Hopes To Tackle Stubble Burning Problem Through Farm Mechanisation
Air Pollution News Punjab
As paddy harvesting is nearing, Punjab has started looking for solution to crop residue burning problem through farm mechanisation, coupled with an aggressive awareness drive among farmers ...
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Punjab To Plant 550 Trees In Every Village To Mark 550th Birth Anniversary Of Guru Nanak Dev

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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?

Punjab Swachh Report Card
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’s Swachh Challenge: City To Construct Community Toilets In 20 Areas, To Go ODF This Month

Patiala to go ODF by September end
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Patiala will build 20 community toilets this month in three areas of the city and declare itself open defecation free ...
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Air Pollution: Punjab Government Embarks Upon Programme To Check Stubble Burning

Punjab: Decline In Stubble Burning By 30%
Air Pollution News Punjab
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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Ludhiana Makes History, Becomes The First Railway Station In India To Have Vertical Gardens

Ludhiana railway station to get cleaner air from vertical gardens
Air Pollution News Punjab
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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