The surveyors have also found that there is a practice of operation theatre attendants and other staff of the hospital demanding 'badhai/shagun' from patients after the delivery of a child.

Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests present this Two Hundred and Sixty-seventh Report on 'Unprecedented floods in Srinagar and warning and forecasting of floods and environmental issues in Leh, Jammu and Pathankot'.

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.

Concept to help raise population of the scavenger birds.

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.

The Punjab Government is verifying whether stone crushers in a border area of Punjab are using material mined in neighbouring states of Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of People for Transparency Through Kamal Anand Vs. State of Punjab & Ors. dated 11/10/2013 regarding collection and disposal of municipal waste by the Municipal Corporation Pathankot.

Note: This application has been received upon transfer from the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/34-2013(THC)(OA)_11Oct2013.pdf

Punjab government is taking all necessary measures to implement biomedical waste management and handling system as 173 hospitals working under Punjab Health Systems Corporation have implemented it

Disposal of bio-medical waste

Despite instructions from the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), health care facilities (HCF) operating in parts of Punjab have failed to adhere to the prescribed norms and have been disposing of their bio-medical waste in the open.

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