Polluting units being monitored: Javadekar

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 20, 2018 Published on February 24, 2016

About 2,800 or nearly 90 per cent of critically polluting industrial units have installed 24X7 monitoring devices to check pollution after the Centre took a firm stand that factories can only function if they adhere to green norms, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said.

The Narendra Modi-led government has made industries understand that they can only run by undertaking environment friendly policies which will be monitored 24X7. This was a big victory,” Javadekar said at a gathering of Paryavaran Suraksha Manch of RSS-affiliated trade union Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh.

"He said out of nearly 700 industries on the banks of Ganga, around 500 have already installed monitoring devices.

Published on February 24, 2016
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