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22-01-2015        

 
CPCB is organising Camp on Awareness on income tax on salaries and related matters  

F&A Division is organizing a presentation on Awareness on income tax on salaries and related matters during January 22nd and 23rd January, 2015 at 11.00 a.m. onwards in the Training Hall at Ground Floor, CPCB, Delhi followed by a camp for finalization of Income tax for the financial year 2014-15.

 
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21-01-2015        

 
CPCB’s Laboratory at Head Office is the first Environmental Laboratory in the country that has been granted IS 18001:2007 by BIS.  

The Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi, has granted License for Occupational Health and Safety Management System Certification as per IS 18001:2007 for a period of 3 (Three) years with effect from December 11, 2014 to December 10, 2017. The scope of the License is as under: “All activities carried out for testing of Environmental Samples in Air Laboratory, Bio-Science Laboratory, Instrumentation Laboratory, Trace Organic Laboratory and Water Laboratory including support services of Building Division at Central Pollution Control Board, Parivesh Bhawan, East Arjun Nagar, Delhi-110032” It is also informed that the CPCB’s Laboratory at Head Office is the first Environmental Laboratory in the country that has been granted IS 18001:2007 by BIS.

 
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22-12-2014        

 
Capacity Building Workshop on Air QUality Management in South Asia  

The Ministry of Enviroment, Forest & Climate Change and Central Pollution Control Board in collaboration with UNEP and SAARC organised the Capacity Building Workshop on Air Quality Management in South Asia from December 16-19, 2014 in Delhi.

 
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17-10-2014        

 
Launching of National Air Quality Index by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Honorable Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change  

National Air Quality Index developed by CPCB will be launched by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Honorable Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change at 3.30pm on October 17, 2014 at auditorium (Ganga), Ground floor, Vayu Tower, MoEF&CC.

 
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16-10-2014        

 
Meet on Guidelines for Online Monitoring Systems for Effluent  

A joint meeting with SPCBs/PCCs, Industry Associations and Instrument Vendors/Suppliers is scheduled to be held on 16.10.2014 at 2.45 pm at Galib Hall, Scope Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi on Guidelines for Online Moniroting Systems for Effluent.

 
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05-09-2014        

 
CPCB is conducting a Free Eye Screening camp on 09.09.2014 at CPCB premises  

CPCB is conducting a Free Eye Screening camp by Icare Eye Hospital & Post Graduate Institue, Noida in CPCB Premises on 09.09.2014 between 10.30 am to 04.30 pm for CPCB staff

 
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22-08-2014        

 
Workshop in Parivesh Bhavan on the bilateral Project with VTT Finland on ‘Capacity Building For Emission Measurement In India’ on 21-08-2014  

CPCB conducted the final Workshop in Parivesh Bhavan on the bilateral Project with VTT Finland on ‘Capacity Building For Emission Measurement In India’ on 21-08-2014. The project covered three areas viz. odour , Fugitive Emissions and Source Emissions

 
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14-08-2014        

 
Workshop on “ Real-time Data Collection from Continuous Monitoring Systems” organized by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on August 6, 2014 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.  

Of late use of continuous monitoring systems has gained significance in the environmental management practices, particularly in the last decade. These systems coupled with IT enabled tools facilitate quick analysis and follow-up actions, as the data are available almost on real-time basis. CPCB’s National programs on ambient air quality and water quality monitoring also emphasize increased use of continuous systems, in addition to manual monitoring systems. Major industrial units have also installed continuous emission, effluent and ambient air quality systems, as specified under the Environmental Clearance and Consent to Operate. It is important that a common framework is evolved to ensure that the authenticated/validated data generated through continuous systems are available to Pollution Control Boards. In order to discuss all relevant aspects viz., data transmission, calibration, validation and interpretation of data for meaningful applications, a one-day workshop on “ Real-time Data Collection from Continuous Monitoring Systems” was organized by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on August 6, 2014 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The workshop was divided into four sessions - Inaugural and three technical sessions: In the Inaugural session, Sh. J. S. Kamyotra, Dirctor, CPCB, highlighted the need of Continuous and Online Monitoring system while Sh. A. Sudhakar, I/c IT division, CPCB, presented the concept of continuous and online monitoring system. The first technical session dealt with the Continuous Monitoring Systems - Installation, Calibration & Data Generation which was chaired by Sh. J. S. Kamyotra. In this session, Dr. D. Saha, I/c Air Lab, CPCB presented on Real Time Emission Monitoring System while Dr. R. M. Bhardwaj, I/c PAMS division gave presentation on Real Time Effluent Monitoring System. This was followed by Discussions on the presentations. The second technical session dealt with Data - Transmission, Verification and Use. The session was presided over by Sh. S SGahlout, DDG, NIC while Sh. Prashant Gargava and Sh. VinodBabu were the experts in the panel. In this session, Sh. AdityaSharma, Sc.’C’, CPCB presented on Data Flow from industries to SPCB and CPCB, Ms. Kavitha. B. V, Sc.’C’, CPCBpresentedon Verification and presentation of Data while Sh. ChiragBhimani, DEE, Gujarat PCB gave presentation on Interpretation and Data Use. The post lunch session dealt with the experiences of Real-time Data Collection in various SPCBs and the session was chaired by Sh. Kamyotra, CPCB. In this session Sh. Thiru R. Dhanasekaran, Chief Scientific Officer, TNPCB, Dr. A. K. Swar, SEE, OdishaPCB and Sh. Aditya Sharma, CPCB shared the experience of real-time data collection from industries. The concluding session of workshop was chaired by Sh. J. S. Kamyotra and Sh. A Sudhakar drew the outcome of the workshop and future road map of Installation of continuous monitoring systems and data collection from industries . The SPCB and CPCB officers were requested to send the suggestions and technical feedback to CPCB at aditya.cpcb@nic.in or Kavitha.cpcb@nic.inby August 20, 2014. It was also proposed to bring out ‘General Guidelines for Continuous Monitoring Systems’ by CPCB in two months.

 
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01-11-2013        

 
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD, DELHI PRESS RELEASE Ambient Air Quality and Noise Levels in Delhi – Deepawali festival, 2013  

CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD, DELHI PRESS RELEASE Ambient Air Quality and Noise Levels in Delhi – Deepawali festival, 2013 As in the past, on the Deepawali day this year, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi will be monitoring Ambient air quality and noise levels in Delhi at different locations to assess the impact of bursting of fire crackers. To assess the ambient noise levels on Pre Deepawali, monitoring was conducted on October 29, 2013 at nine locations namely : AIIMS, Lajpat Nagar, Connaught Place, MayurVihar – II, Kamla Nagar, PitamPura, East Arjun Nagar, Dilshad Garden and PragatiMaidan Near Metro Station. Monitoring at all the nine locations will be repeated on Deepawali day also, i.e. November 3, 2013. On Deepawali day, ambient air quality monitoring will be conducted at 12 locations namely : Siri Fort, Nizamuddin, Shahdara, ShahzadaBagh, PitamPura, JanakPuri, Shahbad – DaulatPur (DTU Campus), PragatiMaidan (Near Metro Staion), DMS (ShadiPur), NSIT (Dwarka), IHBAS (Dilshad Garden) and East Arjun Nagar. Parameters like PM10, PM2.5, SO2, NO2, CO, O3, BTX and VOCs including meteorological parameters will be monitored. State Pollution Control Bards and Pollution Control Committees have also been asked to conduct ambient air quality and noise level monitoring on a Pre Deepawali day and on Deepawali day to assess the impact of bursting of crackers on ambient air quality and noise level in their state capitals / major cities. Zonal Offices of CPCB will also conduct the monitoring. CPCB appeals to everybody, including children, to minimize bursting of fire crackers on this Deepawali so as to help in containing air and noise pollution.

 
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22-05-2013        

 
A Free Health Talk shall be organized in the CPCB premises  

CPCB is organizing a Free Health Talk on May 22, 2013 in the CPCB premises and subsequently an Eye Check-up camp on 1st and 2nd June 2013 by the New Delhi Centre for Sight, Delhi

 
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