C-HED bags national award

The Hindu | Oct 1, 2020 at 9:36 PM

The Centre for Heritage, Environment and Development (C-HED) of the Kochi Corporation has been adjudged winner of the innovative model for urban governance instituted by the Union government’s Housing and Urban Development Corporation for recognising best practices to improve living environment.

Rai seeks action against thermal plants, brick kilns

The Hindu | Oct 1, 2020 at 9:11 PM

Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said that he has requested Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to take action against 11 thermal power plants in States close to Delhi and brick kilns in these areas to reduce air pollution during winter.