KOCHI: The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (PCB) has declared the Pollution Control awards-2017 in various categories. The PCB gives the award to industries adopting best pollution control facilities and operating them efficiently.
Achievements on air and water pollution control, projects on energy conservation, protection of waterbodies, water conservation activities and people-friendly projects as part of social responsibility were the criteria for selection the recipients.
Very large industries
lBPCL, Kochi Refinery - Excellence
lMRF Ltd, Vadavathoor, Kottayam - First place
lCochin Minerals and Rutile Ltd, Edayar, Ernakulam - Excellence
lUnited Breweries Ltd, Palakkad - First place
lPlant Lipids (P) Ltd, Kolenchery - Excellence
lWilliam Goodcare & Sons India Pvt Ltd, Alappuzha - First place
lMavanal Granites Pvt Ltd, Konni, Pathanamithitta - Excellence
lThe Ernakulam dairy unit of Milma - Excellence
Malabar Regional Milk Producers Union Ltd, Milma, Kannur dairy - First place
lAlappuzha - First prize among municipalities
lKumily - First place among panchayats