Hundreds of farmers across the state under the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee today held protests outside the offices of the canal/drainage divisions demanding water to irrigate their crops, wh

The complaint stated that there are very serious reports of grave and dangerous levels of poisonous pollution in the rivers, canals and drains has rocked the state of Punjab.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Amandeep Aggarwal Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 09/03/2018. This application is moved by M/s Preetech Power Pvt. Ltd., seeking approval of this Tribunal for felling of trees on the private land. In support of the relief, it is averred that the applicant has undertaken the project for construction of 850 KW Mini Hydro Power project at Sabraon Branch Canal RD 34160 on L/s Village Tuglawala, Tehsil Shri Hargobindpur Forest Division and District, Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of T.N.Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/02/2016. The applicants were aggrieved by the inclusion of their cultivated and inhabited land in the ‘forest area’ vide a Notification issued under Section 4 of the Punjab Land Preservation Act, 1900.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Baldev Singh & Others Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 06/08/2015 regarding groundwater pollution in the state of Punjab.

The Tribunal also directed that ground water samples be collected from Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Bhatinda, Mohali and Gurdaspur. The samples shall be collected by the Punjab Pollution Control Board in the presence of the team which will consist of a representative of MoEF, CPCB and Director of Industry, State of Punjab.

Scores of activists of Jamhuri Kisan Sabha Punjab today staged a protest outside the Irrigation Department office here.

All geared up to take on the problem of illegal mining head on, the Punjab Government has decided to initiate stringent measures.

Project comprises seven hydro generating sets located in two power houses

State-owned Bhel today said it has securing a contract for setting up 206 MW hydro electric power project in Punjab.
"Valued at Rs 321 crore, the order for setting up of hydro generating sets and associated Electro-Mechanical works for the 206 MW Shahpurkandi project has been placed on Bhel by Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd," Bhel said in a statement.

Wheat growers advised to stay cautious; 10 lakh tonnes of the crop worth around Rs 1,400 cr was damaged in 2013

With yellow rust attack on the wheat crop spreading beyond the ‘kandi’ (marshy) belt along the Shivalik foothills, farmers as well as officials in the Agriculture Department are a worried lot.

Most of the municipal councils in the border belt are functioning without a sewage treatment plant

When things get bad, they really do. This, in essence, sums up the pollution scenario in the border district of Gurdaspur where two lifelines, Ravi and Beas, are being choked by stone crushers. Officially, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) officials may paint a rosy picture and claim the rivers are pollution-free.

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