Articles about Maharashtra Pollution Control Board

Plastic ban: Allow bags weighing 20g, demand manufacturers

06 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Plastic ban: Allow bags weighing 20g, demand manufacturers

Days after Maharashtra Government relaxed the norms for FMCG firms by just self-proving that they only use recyclable multi-layer packaging, plastic manufacturers are raising their voices.

Maharashtra's plastic ban: Items banned, penalty and other information

23 Jun 2018

India
Maharashtra's plastic ban: Items banned, penalty and other information

Starting Saturday, Mumbai joined cities like Seattle (US), Montreal (Canada), and Hamburg (Germany), which have banned the sale, distribution and storage of single-use plastic.

Mumbai: Not segregating waste? Prepare to lose power, water supply

20 Mar 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Not segregating waste? Prepare to lose power, water supply

Is your housing society segregating the waste as wet and dry?

Maharashtra to use recycled-plastic for constructing roads

28 Dec 2017

India
Maharashtra to use recycled-plastic for constructing roads

Maharashtra Government, after proposing plastic ban, is looking to create tie-ups between waste-to-energy units and municipal bodies, cement plants, and industries for disposing of plastic waste.

Mumbai locals: Special police squads deployed to nab miscreants

14 Aug 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai locals: Special police squads deployed to nab miscreants

In light of rising incidents of molestation on Mumbai local trains, government railway police (GRP) has pressed special teams into service to nab miscreants on the spot.

Baahubali actor Prabhas denies brand endorsement worth Rs. 18cr

11 May 2017

Mumbai
Baahubali actor Prabhas denies brand endorsement worth Rs. 18cr

After the release of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion and its success at the box-office, every brand wants to collaborate with actor Prabhas for commercial endorsements.

Mumbai hospitals get medicine-dispensing robots

10 Apr 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai hospitals get medicine-dispensing robots

Students from Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering (CRCE), Bandra, invented a robotic vending machine which hands out medicines in hospitals.

Rs. 19L raised for expenses of Eman, world's heaviest woman

24 Feb 2017

Mumbai
Rs. 19L raised for expenses of Eman, world's heaviest woman

The family of Eman Ahmed, the world's heaviest woman currently in Mumbai for surgery, has managed to raise Rs. 19L from 169 well-wishers to cover her expenses.

What made news in Mumbai on 1st November?

01 Nov 2016

Mumbai
What made news in Mumbai on 1st November?

MPCB tested 26 firecrackers for noise levels and concluded they were within permissible limits of 125 db and hence didn't need to be banned.