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Tag: Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB)

Sant Seechewal Gets Back His Membership:PPCB Has Two Babas

[Chd,Pb]Sant Seechewal Gets Back Punjab Pollution Control Board
Capt Amarinder Singh Correcting Tript Bajwa’s Wrong Doing renominated noted environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal as In Punjab Pollution Control Board[PPCB] member, with immediate effect.
Chief Minister has also ordered nomination of two environmentalists on PPCB panel instead of one as prescribed in the earlier guidelines of the Board, so as to widen the ambit of its functioning to tackle the menace of environmental pollution across the state far more efficaciously.
Board would now have two environmentalists,
[1]Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal and recently nominated member
[2]Baba Sewa Singh, the chairman of the Nishan-e-Sikhi Charitable Trust, Khadoor Sahib.
Pertinently, the Board has currently 18 members including chairman, five administrative secretaries from different government departments, five representatives from the local authorities, four members as representatives from industry, trade, commerce and fisheries etc, two members from the state controlled and managed corporations, besides a member secretary.

Punjab Waste Management Society Partners with PPCB

[Amritsar,Pb]Punjab Waste Management Society Partners with PPCB
The Punjab Plastic Waste Management Society, a consortium of 26 FMCG companies, has collaborated with the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to launch a five-year programme for effectively managing post-consumer multi-layered packaging (MLP) in the state.
Punjab Environment Minister O P Soni inaugurated the initiative along with PPCB Chairman Satwinder Singh Marwaha.
This Consortium includes PepsiCo India, Perfetti Van Melle, Nestl India, Dabur India, DharmpalSatyapal Group, Haldiram, Hector Beverages, P&G, Patanjali,Godrej Consumer Products, Tata Chemicals, Cremica, among others.