The state government plans to create 10,000 green jobs in the environment sector in the next one year by introducing certificate courses in waste water management.
There is a shortage of trained operators in the around 8,000 water recycling
plants in public as well as the private sector.

The government is taking recourse to satellite mapping to save one of the largest mangrove forests along the Gorai creek.
Next week, a survey team from a Pune-based agency will visit the area to study about 10,000 encroachments, including shanties, which have cut deep into the forest that lies along the link road in Borivli.