Online Monitoring System

1000 Incidents Of Environmental Violations Each Day

Date of Release: 
Mar 7 2016

Over 1000 instances of environmental violations by industries are bought to the notice of the ministry each day, Minister for Environment, Prakash Javadekar has said.

These violations are being tracked by an online monitoring system in over 1100 industrial units,spread across 17 sectors. The system installed at effluent discharge points and chimneys have been put in place to keep a tab on the way these units are affecting the environment.

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'920 online monitoring systems to check pollution installed'

Date of Release: 
Jul 23 2015

Of 2,800 highly polluting industries required to install online monitoring systems, industries have set up 920 such devices as on June 30, government said today.

In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar said that 2,800 indsutries under 17 categories of highly polluting industries are required to install online monitoring system.

Of these, the industries have installed 920 devices, he said.

Javadekar said that grossly polluting industries located in the Ganga basin are also required to install online monitoring system for effluents.

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