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Diwali fireworks choke Delhi, angering Indians

Levels of tiny particulate matter (known as PM 2.5) that reaches deep into the lungs more than doubled within a few hours on Monday to 750 micrograms per cubic metre in the worst affected parts, India's Central Pollution Control Board said That is 30 times a mean guideline set by the World Health Organization (WHO) of 25 micrograms per cubic metre on average over a 24-hour period.

Air Pollution Haze Over India and Nepal As Seen From Space

In October 2014, India’s Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) released a proposal for a new air quality index that would be used to quantify and communicate the severity of haze outbreaks. The ne...


Increasing pollution underlines need for health insurance

A study by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified 41 Indian cities where the air quality is poor. Coupled with water pollution, the resultant health hazards are many. The cost of…

Ganga clean-up a Himalayan task: The challenges facing Modi's mission to improve India's most polluted river

"Any piecemeal measure will not yield anything. Any effort to clean up a particular stretch along a town like Varanasi will entail cleaning up of the entire river system upstream, right from its origin at Gaumukh," said a senior Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) scientist

48 Assistant, Technician, Officer  CPCB Recruitment Central Pollution Control Board

The purpose of the Central Pollution Control Board is to serve as a formation, also providing technical service to the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Central Pollution Control Board CPCB Recruitment 2016 – 49 Scientific Assistant & Other Posts