Sambalpur: An integrated municipal solid waste management system for Sambalpur city, which was accorded corporation status in 2014, has been proposed to be developed at Nildungri on the outskirts of the
This Gandhi Jayanti, senior citizens of the city would wage a peaceful fight against one of major pollutants of present time - polythene. More than 1,000 city dwellers above the age of 50 will participate
The Odisha government has announced a fund of Rs. 100 crore for improvement in piped water supply system in western Odisha town of Sambalpur, where jaundice outbreak has assumed alarming proportions. Chief
Bhubaneswar: The state government on Saturday decided to take stern action against the encroachers of forest land in the capital city in the first phase in its effort to embark on a massive plantation programme to make the city eco-friendly under the Urban Tree Plantation Initiative. It also imposed restrictions on felling of trees and cutting of branches in the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation
The discharge of municipal sewage, industrial effluents and biomedical waste into the Mahanadi has raised concerns about environmental sustainability and also posed a serious threat to the health of people living on the banks. This article critically examines the river pollution caused by the spiralling urbanisation and industrialisation along with dumping of waste by many medical facilities. There is an urgent need to address this enormous challenge which is a direct outcome of inefficient planning and management.