In 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEFCC) under the Government of India launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which proposes strategies to reduce air pollution in several cities in India.

Jharkhand is a mineral-rich state in India. Its cities have access to various solid fuels and proximity to several heavy industries. These factors, along with the movement of traffic (public and goods), contribute to air pollution in the state.

This study is a perception survey among 6,000 respondents covering 4,000 organised workers in the supply side (mining) and thermal power plants, and 2,000 unorganised workers in 5 districts of Jharkhand, as well as 26 policy and sectoral experts working at the national and state level.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Sharma Vs State of Jharkhand, 22/11/2022.

The steps taken by Bharat Coking Coal Limited for air pollution control at Bhagmara, Jharkhand is inadequate and the project proponent is liable to pay an environmental compensation of Rs. 75,93,750 directed the NGT, November 22.

Joint Committee report by Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) in Original Application No 479 of 2022 (Krishna Chouhan Vs State of Jharkhand).

Action taken report in light of the direction issued by the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 390/2021 dated January 24, 2022 in the matter of Jairam Hansda Vs State of Jharkhand. The petitioner had said that Shah Sponge Iron and Power Ltd. Khaparsar Juri situated in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand is causing water pollution, air pollution and is also adversely affecting the biodiversity of the area and the health of the nearby residents.

The Jharkhand Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2022, which was notified on October 7, has provided a slew of incentives to scale up the EV ecosystem in the state, eyeing the rush to buy vehicles during Dhanteras. According to the notification, if someone buys a new electric car in the state, he will get a rebate of up to Rs 1.5 lakh.

The Audit Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Implementation of Rural Electrification schemes in Jharkhand, Government of Jharkhand, for the year ended 31 March 2020, prepared under Article 151 of the Constitution of India, was submitted to the Governor of Jharkhand on 27 June 2022.

The Jharkhand Solar Policy, 2022 would promote rooftop solar panels for residences in urban areas in addition to creating a better environment for larger plants. People with an annual income of less than Rs 3 lakh may be eligible for a subsidy of up to 80% of the overall installation cost.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 30/05/2022.

Grievance in the application is against failure of the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to scientifically manage solid waste in accordance with statutory obligation under the Municipal Solid Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2010 and constitutional obligation to provide a clean environment to the citizens, which is part of the right to life.

The application was filed December 17, 2014 and came up for hearing first time, January 7, 2015.