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.