CSE to help Rajasthan in its war against air pollution

Signs MoU with the state pollution control board to help strengthen and implement clean air action plans

Jaipur, March 2, 2020: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi-based research and advocacy think tank, has joined hands with the state pollution control board (SPCB) of Rajasthan to help the state strengthen and implement its clean air action plans. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed here today between Anumita Roychowdhury, executive director-research and advocacy, CSE and S Deval, member secretary, Rajasthan SPCB. P K Goyal, chairperson, SPCB, presided over the function. 

Said Roychowdhury: “CSE and Rajasthan have joined hands for knowledge sharing and capacity building for enhanced multi-sector strategy development for implementation. This is a solution oriented partnership to meet the clean air benchmark.” 

Rajasthan has already initiated some steps to curb pollution levels. The partnership is aiming to take this work further in the priority areas of industrial and power plant pollution, management of critical waste streams including municipal solid waste and construction and demolition waste, and new generation strategies for controlling vehicular pollution.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Sukanya Nair, The CSE Media Resource Centre, sukanya.nair@cseindia.org, 8816818864