1100 Industrial Units

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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