Stubble burning: Central commission directs 11 thermal plants around Delhi to co-fire biomass pellets

Ex-situ utilisation of paddy straw is an important strategy amongst various means of prevention and control of paddy straw burning, the panel said.

published on : 21st September 2021

Will start spraying Pusa bio-decomposer in Delhi after Oct 5 to prevent stubble burning: Delhi govt

Centre is yet to give time for meeting on Pusa bio-decomposer, other pollution-related issues, said Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai.

published on : 20th September 2021

Stubble burning: Kejriwal charges neighbouring states of not taking action to support farmers

The Delhi chief minister said the air is currently clean in Delhi with particulate matter levels in 'good' and 'satisfactory' categories.

published on : 18th September 2021

2022 UP polls: Yogi govt withdraws 900 cases against farmers for stubble burning

The Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avanish Awasthi has issued orders in this regard after CM Adityanath announced the decision of the state government in this connection.

published on : 16th September 2021

‘Use bio-decomposer to end stubble trouble’: Kejriwal to Centre

He urged the Centre to push for this “unbelievably cheap” method, and confirmed his plan to meet the Union Environment Minister soon and seek his intervention.

published on : 14th September 2021

Stubble burning: High-level meeting today to discuss winter pollution in Delhi

Every winter, Delhi witnesses a surge in air pollution due to many reasons, including stubble burning in neighbouring states.

published on : 9th September 2021

Delhi environment minister to chair high-level meeting on stubble burning, air pollution on Sept 9

Every winter, Delhi witnesses a surge in air pollution levels due to many reasons, including stubble burning in neighbouring states.

published on : 8th September 2021

Punjab, Haryana yet to take concrete steps against stubble burning: AAP

The AAP government will be setting up a manufacturing plant for the ‘Pusa bio-decomposer’ spray to be used for decomposing the paddy stubble in the fields.

published on : 8th September 2021

Unchecked stubble burning can offset air pollution gains

With the stubble burning season beginning from November, authorities are worried  regarding air pollution as its gravity depends on cooperation of neighbouring states.

published on : 1st September 2021

Adopt ISRO's model to estimate stubble burning: CAQM to Delhi, neighbouring states

The commission stressed over the need to develop and implement a standardised methodology across NCR for the monitoring of fire events at a meeting with ISR held in December last year.

published on : 23rd August 2021
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