NGT instructed CPCB to prepare noise pollution map

Posted on:20 Mar 2019 10:42:48
NGT instructed CPCB to prepare noise pollution map
20 March 2019 Current Affairs: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and identify hotspots and categorise the cities with specified hotspots. CPCB is also expected to submit the remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. 
Noting the establishment of the noise monitoring mechanism in seven cities, NGT asked CPCB to consider setting up of such mechanisms in all cities where noise pollution is beyond permissible limits. Further, the police departments of all the States and Union Territories are asked to obtain the noise monitoring devices within a period of three months and specification of such devices may be finalized in consultation with the respective state PCBs and pollution control committees. NGT noted that the absence of implementation of noise pollution norms affects the health of citizens, especially infants and senior citizens.
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB):
♦ Formed on: 22 September 1974
♦ Head Office: New Delhi
♦ Chairperson: S.P.Singh Parihar 
♦ Functions under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 
♦ It is the apex organisation in country in the field of pollution control
♦ It is responsible for maintaining national standards under a variety of environmental laws
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and identify hotspots and categorise the cities with specified hotspots. CPCB is also expected to submit the remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. 
Noting the establishment of the noise monitoring mechanism in seven cities, NGT asked CPCB to consider setting up of such mechanisms in all cities where noise pollution is beyond permissible limits. Further, the police departments of all the States and Union Territories are asked to obtain the noise monitoring devices within a period of three months and specification of such devices may be finalized in consultation with the respective state PCBs and pollution control committees. NGT noted that the absence of implementation of noise pollution norms affects the health of citizens, especially infants and senior citizens.
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB):
♦ Formed on: 22 September 1974
♦ Head Office: New Delhi
♦ Chairperson: S.P.Singh Parihar 
♦ Functions under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 
♦ It is the apex organisation in country in the field of pollution control
♦ It is responsible for maintaining national standards under a variety of environmental laws

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