Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Ahuja Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 25/07/2019 regarding obstructions being faced in setting up STPs/ ETPs/ CETPs in District Fazillka, Punjab. Polluted water was affecting the environment and public health.

In its ongoing drive under ‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’ against the vector-borne diseases, the anti-larva cell of the Health Department detected 43 cases of dengue larvae at various localities here t

While the Centre has initiated the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan” for water conservation across the country on July 1, the illegal mining has already played havoc with the water table in the district, with t

To make Patiala plastic-free city, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) in association with the Municipal Corporation today launched a clean-up drive ‘Swachhta Shramdaan’.

ON JUNE 8, 225 members of the gram sabha of Tolewal in Sangrur district’s Malerkotla tehsil passed a resolution to lease out 25 bigha (about 5.25 acres) of the village’s panchayat land reserved for

A one-week delay in the monsoon’s arrival has laid bare the precariousness of India’s water situation.

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

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganga Lalwani Vs Union of India & Others WITH News item published in "Indian Express" Authored by Mallica Joshi Titled "All fiddle as crop stubble burns, farmers say solutions out of reach" dated 05/07/2019 regarding air pollution caused by crop burning. It is reported that 25%-30% contribution to the air pollution in the NCR is caused by burning of crops in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Gopal Dhiman Vs Department of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Govt. of Punjab & Others dated 04/07/2019 regarding preponing of date of transplantation of paddy crop from 20th June, 2019 to 13th June, 2019 in the State of Punjab will lead to further depletion of ground water level and not conducive to the environment. The applicant has relied upon a report prepared by the Department of Water Resources and Central Ground Water Authority to the effect that 79% area of State of Punjab is over-exploited in respect of ground water.

Punjab ranks the highest in the country for over-exploitation of groundwater, government data shows.

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