Installed Pollution Monitor

1,475 industry units installed pollution monitors since 2015: Prakash Javadekar

Date of Release: 
Mar 8 2016

New Delhi: Nearly half of the 3,145 highly polluting industry units that were issued notices by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2015 have installed effluent/emission monitoring systems, the environment ministry said on Monday.

In 2015, CPCB issued notices to industry units under 17 categories, asking them to install continuous effluent/emission monitoring systems. Of the total 3,145 - 1,475 have installed the devices and 805 are expected to do it by March end.

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