Compulsory charging point in malls for e-vehicles

The move is considered to be a boost for e-vehicle market in the city. By Anil Tiwari Karnataka government has announced compulsory charging points for e-vehicles at every mall and shopping complex. The move by the government is considered to be a boost to e-vehicle market in the city. In the inauguration event of  ‘e-Mobility […]

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Smoking Contributes To Air Pollution

If you smoke a cigarette in a public place, you add to air pollution, experts say. “Cigarette smoke has toxic elements including carcinogens and globally classified air pollutants like nitric oxide, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, benzene, hydrogen cyanide and formaldehyde that harm the environment,” Nagappa B, a senior scientific officer at the Karnataka State Pollution […]

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Fewer manpower, more pollution

The lack of manpower at the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) leads to infrequent checks of industries and other polluting activities in the State. Chekkmy Composites Ltd., a glass manufacturer has had its last inspection three months ago. The orange unit should have an inspection at least once in a year. They use harmful chemicals to […]

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