The district administration has asked the Health Department to take action against private hospitals if they fail to report the cases of swine flu, dengue, malaria and chikungunya.

Amidst opposition from the area residents against the location of the solid waste management plants in the state, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Punjab government to operationalize

To ensure the segregation of waste at the point of generation itself, the company engaged by the Municipal Corporation (MC) has distributed dustbins of two different colours in residential areas bu

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 29/06/2017 regarding delay in Amritsar STP project. NGT expresses its displeasure on the working of Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board and the Project Proponent who have failed to discharge their obligations. NGT notes that they have not even tested the outlet effluent from the STP. NGT directs the Project Proponent to pay environmental compensation of Rs.

In a new set of instructions for private diagnostic labs and hospitals, the Health Department has asked them to inform its officials about the arrival of any new dengue and malaria patient at their

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 20/06/2017 regarding functioning of the STP at Amritsar. NGT notes that the bacterial culture and the chlorination processing plant which is said to be now at the slab stage, are yet to be completed apart from some others pointed out by the Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board.

“When we were deciding upon the design for Punjab Natshala in 1998, I wanted to make it stand out as an eco-friendly and energy-efficient structure,” says Jatinder Brar, patron, Punjab Natshala and

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 29/05/2017 regarding delay in Amritsar STP project. The affidavit filed by the Project Proponent as well as the State of Punjab states that that there are certain deficiencies which are still persisting in the functioning of the plant. Secondly, they are not able to take 100% sewage generated, for treatment of it in accordance with law.

The observational mobile station for air quality monitoring reached Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) here today where it was received by Director, Research, Prof Tarlok Singh Banipal.

Following the trend in metropolitan cities, the Municipal Corporation Amritsar has installed solar panels on traffic lights in the city.

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