Report of the High-Powered Committee submitted in compliance of order dated October 23, 2018 of National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others. The matter related to pollution by industries in Jodhpur city along Jojari river.
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Abatement of pollution in rivers, 17/12/2018. Pollution load in rivers has increased over the years due to rapid urbanization and industrialization. Rivers in the country are mainly polluted due to discharge of untreated and partially treated sewage from cities/towns and industrial effluents. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with the State Pollution Control Boards monitors the water quality of rivers across the country through a network of monitoring stations under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme.