The mission of the Pollution Monitoring Laboratory (PML) is to catalyze communities and NGOs to fight polluters across the country by supporting them with scientific proof and documentation of pollution and its health impacts.
It is an independent analytical, research and development laboratory that determines pesticide residues, conducts water quality analysis and ambient air monitoring.MORE +
DURING 1969-84, Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) mainly produced three pesticides namely sevin (carbaryl), temik (aldicarb) and sevidol, which is a formulation of carbaryl and gammahexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH).MORE +
A study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found dangerously high levels of salt and fat in Indian junk food.
Rajarshi Banerjee, laboratory head Centre for Science and Environment details the method GMOs in packaged foods.
Amit Khurana, Programme Director Programme Director Food Safety & Toxins, Centre for Science and Environment, talks about the findings of the study on GM ingredients in foods.