Despite the negative image about Bhopal created by the Union Carbide gas leak tragedy, the position is different when it comes to the city's concerns for its environment.

Biotech, a Thiruvananthapuram-based institution, which is engaged in bio-waste management and non-conventional energy generation programmes, has acquired an innovative technology for generating diesel from plastic waste.

The technology developed in Austria is being promoted in India by the TVS Group.

With the clean technology space in India attracting major funding in 2010, more start-ups are looking at energy efficiency applications and waste management as a business model to woo investors into this space.

NEW DELHI: Firm on the need to increase nuclear power generation, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said given the low levels of nuclear power generation, the issue of handling waste was one of management.

PARADIP: On the 6-km stretch of the beach are mounds of waste, leaving locals worried about their health.

The garbage at Kalinga Bali Yatra ground, which concluded last Friday, is an eyesore for onlookers.

The efforts of the municipal administration to clean it notwithstanding, locals are worried about the health hazards they may pose.

The worsening sanitation reflects on the illmaintaine

Union Ministry holds up eco clearance for various projects

Main sources of pollution are industries, municipal garbage and hospital waste

Industries agree to spend Rs.

Village Kutkipura in Berasia tahasil of Bhopal district has ushered in a revolution by generating electricity by human waste. The Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicated to people a 5 kw bio electricity generation plant set up at a cost of about Rs. 22 lakh in this village which would generate electricity by human waste.

NEW DELHI: Delhi Mayor P. K. Sawhney has announced that a waste-to-energy plant with a capacity of 1,300 metric tonnes garbage per day at Ghazipur and a similar plant at Okhla with a capacity of 2,050 metric tonnes garbage would be set up by the middle of next year.

TIRUCHI: A four MW power plant can be installed by making use of solid waste generated in Tiruchi city alone, according to M. Kamaraj, Professor, Department of Bioenergy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.