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NGT Directs Panel To Look Into Effluents Discharge By Insecticides India In Alwar

NGT Directs Panel To Look Into Effluents Discharge By Insecticides India In Alwar
National Green Tribunal News
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board to look into the issue of discharge of effluent by agro-chemical firm Insecticides India in Rajasthan's Alwar district ...
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A Farmer In Rajasthan Builds 780 Toilets In 35 Days To Make His Village Open Defecation Free

A Farmer In Rajasthan Builds 780 Toilets In 35 Days To Make His Village Open Defecation Free
Rajasthan Swachh Warriors
When Manilal Rana started the campaign of toilet construction in his village there were 280 toilets, today there are 780 toilets and the village has been declared open defecation free (ODF) ...
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Jaipur Celebrates As City’s Open Defecation Free Status Gets Official Stamp Of Approval

Over 200 public toilets in Jaipur have resulted in the city becoming ODF
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Over 18,000 individual household toilets and 200 public and community toilets have been built in Jaipur in four years, resulting in the city attaining open defecation free status ...
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Rajasthan, Gujarat Can Reduce Dust Pollution Through Afforestation Of Marginal Lands: TERI

Air Pollution: Increasing green cover in northwestern parts of the country can help reduce dust pollution in Delhi according to a report
Air Pollution Delhi Gujarat News Rajasthan
Considering that dust in Delhi mainly comes from northwestern parts of the country, increasing the green cover in states likes Gujarat and Rajasthan will reduce the overall dust pollution in the capital ...
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Menstrual Hygiene: Rajasthan’s New Campaign Encourages Women To Break Menstruation Taboos

The new campaign in Rajasthan will aim to break taboos around menstruation
Menstrual Hygiene News Rajasthan
From educating women about hygienic practices during periods to investing in research and development of low cost sanitary pads, Rajasthan government's new initiative covers it all ...
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Pollution In Pali River: NGT Summons District Collector

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News Rajasthan
The green court on Wednesday called the Rajasthan's Pali district collector for the pollution caused in Bandi river due to textile industries and asked him to explain the steps taken by the corporation to curb the pollution issue ...
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Old Laptops, Phones Can Make You Money – Rajasthan Government To Buy E-Waste For Recycling Purposes

Old Laptops, Phones Can Make You Money - Rajasthan Government To Buy E-Waste For Recycling Purposes
E-Waste Rajasthan
In a welcoming move, Rajasthan’s government has decided to deal with the mounting problem of e-waste and plastic generation in the state through an innovative solution ...
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What Steps Taken To Prevent Stubble Burning: High Court Asks Delhi’s Neighbours

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Air Pollution News
The Delhi High Court asked Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan to place before it a status report on the steps taken by them to comply with the court's earlier orders to stop stubble burning ...
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Rajasthan Gets Its First Plastic And Waste Free Village. Here’s How Waste Segregation Played An Important Role

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Features Waste Management
Chhota Narena village in Ajmer district of Rajasthan, which was once infamous for open dumping and indoor air pollution due to plastic burning at home, now treats all its waste scientifically. Here's what the village is doing ...
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From Sanitation Coverage Of Less Than 30 Per Cent In 2014 To Going Open Defecation Free In 2018, Here’s Rural Rajasthan’s Swachh Turnaround Story

A toilet in rural Rajasthan
News Open Defecation Free Rajasthan
Rajasthan’s open defecation free status comes post a breakneck campaign initiated by the state’s district administrations ...
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Rajasthan State Pollution Board Failed To Initiate Effective Programme, Says CAG Report

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Air Pollution News
Many prominent Rajasthan cities like Kota, Jaipur and Jodhpur feature on WHO’s list of most polluted cities in the world ...
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