Friday, October 7, 2022

Stubble burning

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Punjab govt taking stubble burning seriously, starts sensitisation drive

Punjab Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua has directed all the Deputy Commissioners to make proper arrangements in their respective districts to prevent stubble burning...

India’s first paddy straw-based briquetting plant to overcome stubble burning comes up in Patiala

In a major initiative to cut down stubble burning and reduce environmental pollution, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday virtually inaugurated the...

Delhi needs to check internal source of air pollution: Punjab Pollution Control Board

Chairman of Punjab Pollution Control Board Dr AS Marwaha today said that rather than pointing Punjab for Pollution in national capital, Delhi Authorities should...

Decline in paddy straw burning area in 2020: Chief Secretary of Punjab

There has been a decline in stubble burning this year. According to Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan the state has so far reported stubble...

Punjab witnesses decline in stubble burning areas this year

Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan, on Saturday, said that the state has witnessed a decline in straw burning incidents this year as 5 per...

Amarinder takes on Kejriwal, latest data shows stubble burning contributes very less to Delhi air pollution

Welcoming the latest data on the link between Delhi’s pollution and stubble burning as vindication of his government’s stand on the issue, Punjab Chief...

Minister seeks panchayats’ help to ensure zero stubble burning in Punjab

Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary today urged the panchayats of the state to come forward to execute their...

Stubble burning: Harvester machines without straw management to be impounded

In order to effectively curb the menace of stubble burning during ensuing paddy harvesting season, especially amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Punjab Pollution Control Board...

Capt Amarinder appoints 8,000 nodal officers, sets up call centre to check stubble burning

In a series of measures to check stubble burning in the ongoing Kharif season, the Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government has appointed 8000...
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