Left Menu
Development News Edition

Air quality monitoring committee sets up in J-K to prepare action plan in 2 months


Air quality monitoring committee sets up in J-K to prepare action plan in 2 months
According to an order issued by the General administration department (GAD), the committee shall function under the overall supervision and coordination of administrative secretary, forest, Environment & Ecology Department. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has ordered constitution of the first-ever air quality monitoring committee (AQMC) in the state following directions of the NGT.

According to an order issued by the General administration department (GAD), the committee shall function under the overall supervision and coordination of administrative secretary, forest, Environment & Ecology Department.

The members of the committee include transport commissioner, director of Environment & Ecology, director of Industries & Commerce, director of Agriculture Production, director of Urban Local Bodies, member secretary and the State Pollution Control Board.

The committee shall prepare an action plan for control of air pollution in non-attainment cities in Jammu and Srinagar within two months, the order said. The panel will recommend measures to bring the standards of the air quality in these areas within the prescribed norms.

(With inputs from agencies.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION/BLOG/INTERVIEW

Beware! Maximum cyber criminals eye your personal data

A report of the World Economic Forum revealed that cyber security is increasingly becoming an issue of public security as the majority of cyber criminals are increasingly targetting individual internet users. This requires preventive measur...

WEF 2020: Trump seems politically correct in pulling out from Paris Agreement

If the survey of the World Economic Forum WEF is believed, Trump seems to enjoy the confidence of his people in flaying climate intuitions and climate activists. His preference for economic development over environmental protection not only...

From home to healthcare, here are Robotic innovations transforming lives

Lovot is equipped with more than 50 sensors such as thermography, microphone array, obstacle detection, and touch sensor to generate motion and emotions in real-time....

Translating words to deeds: Achieving gender parity in access to financial resources

... ...

Videos

Latest News

Emirates advises crew to stay in hotels, avoid crowds in China due to virus outbreak

Dubais Emirates airline is advising its flight crew to stay in their hotels when on a layover in China due to the new coronavirus outbreak there that has killed 81 people. In an internal notice, seen by Reuters, the airline also recommends ...

UPDATE 1-Russia expels Japanese journalist in military espionage row - RIA

Russia said on Monday it had expelled a Japanese journalist for trying to obtain secret information related to Russian military capabilities in the Russian Far East, the RIA news agency reported.The journalist, whom it didnt name, was given...

UPDATE 1-Poland, Israel condemn anti-Semitism at Auschwitz commemoration

The presidents of Israel and Poland called on Monday for greater global efforts to combat anti-Semitism as the world marked 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp amid concerns over a resurgence of anti-Jewish prejudice.M...

German Auschwitz prosecutor recalls powerful tales from Holocaust survivors

Of the hundreds of testimonies he heard from survivors of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, retired German prosecutor Gerhard Wiese says the one that touched him most was of a Jewish father who had tried but failed to save his twins from th...

Give Feedback