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Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Effluent treatment norms for pharmaceutical companies, 09/12/2019. The environmental standards for Pharmaceutical Industry were last issued in 2009. There are increasing concerns on water pollution and thus a need for improving upon the quality of effluents.

In conjunction with the Science-Policy Business Forum and in advance of the third session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-3), the International Resource Panel (IRP) of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP or UN Environment) released a report titled, ‘Assessing Global Resource Use; A systems approach to resource efficiency and pollution reduct