Hundreds of differently-abled students participated in a painting competition on preserving the environment.
Chief Minister Anandiben Patel participated at the ground-breaking ceremony of a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) coming up in Vadaj area of the city.
The Bhamla Foundation was founded in 1998 by Asif Bhamla in the Khar Gymkhana.
Water samples were collected from around 37 locations under the National Water Quality Monitoring (NWQM) programme.
Kiran Bedi said she was not doing the World Environment Day garbage drive to gain any publicity.
There will be marathons, cyclothons and other awareness activities to create deeper knowledge on environment-related problems in the country.
Around 400 saplings have also been planted in the station premises with high carbon consuming capacity, police said.
In 2014-15, MPCB monitored pollutants such as RSPM, SOx and NOx across 71 active AAQMS in Maharashtra.
Tests have shown that the contamination by Union Carbide Factory has spread beyond 22 communities and it will continue unless the buried waste is removed from the site.
The United Nations Environment Programme set the theme of 2015 World Environment Day as ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’.
Shah said he has been donating over 1 lakh saplings every year for the last 16 years and it has now become a sacrosanct for him.
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Chandigarh has 9.75 lakh registered vehicles for a population of 10.55 lakh. Apart from this, the floating population of vehicles is around 1 lakh.
After the SEAC was constituted on February 14 last year, it has cleared as many as 200 projects, of which nearly half are industries.
Aim to set up real-time air quality monitoring stations defeated: Draft audit inspection report.