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Money Menace

Money Menace

It is for the information of general public of Union Territory of Chandigarh that to avoid any inconvenience to the residents of Chandigarh in case of monkey menace in the city, following phone numbers and hotline numbers may be used:   Range Officer, Wildlife Squad 94172 16520 Forester, Wildlife Squad 99142 20550 Forest Guard, Wildlife Squad 98555 94003 Forest Guard, Wildlife Squad 98728 51011 Office Landline numbers (During office Hours) 2700217, 2700284 Hotline number (Any time) 4639999   Conservator of…

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Stop Burning of Dry Fallen Leaves

Stop Burning of Dry Fallen Leaves

Stop Burning of Dry Fallen Leaves It emits toxic and harmful fumes which includes poisonous Carbon monoxide. It increases suspended particular matter (SPM) in the air and pollutes our atmosphere. It produces Carbon dioxide which creates Green House Effect and disturbs the natural climate of the planet. It creates insanitary conditions and the violator can be fined by Municipal Health Officer. It causes cough, eye irritation and respiratory disorders. Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh has banned burning of leaves in Chandigarh. The…

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Energy Conservation

Energy Conservation

Do you know? Compact Fluorescent Lamsp (CFLs) save 75% electricity compared to conventional bulbs. 100 litres Solar Water Heating System saves 1500 units of electricity amounting to Rs. 6000/- annually. Installation of domestic solar water heater carries rebate in electricity bills upto Rs. 3600/- per year for 3 years (by Department of Renewable Energy – Haryana). Haryana residents can avail subsidy upto Rs. 10,000/- for solar water heating systems. Setting the thermostat of electrical geyser from 60oC to 50oC can…

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Pollution Control Direction by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India

Pollution Control Direction by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India

The Hon’ble Supreme Court has issued directions to control noise pollution arising out to bursting of firecrackers and other noise producing sources. For Manufactures: The manufacturer, sale or use of firecrackers generation noise level exceeding 125 db (AI) or 145 db (C) pK at 4 meters distance from the point of bursting shall be Prohibited. For individual firecrackers constituting the series (joined fire-crackers), the above mentioned limit would be reduced by 5 log 10 (N) dB, where N-number of crackers…

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Say ‘No’ to Plastic Carry Bags

Say ‘No’ to Plastic Carry Bags

Plastic carry bags not only cause environmental degradation but also release harmful and toxic gases which are Carcinogenic in nature and pose a serious health hazard.  Keeping all these aspects in view, the various State Governments has decided to ban the manufacturing and use of plastic carry bags of thickness less than 30 microns and size less than 8"x12". Beside this there is a complete ban on use of plastic articles such as carry bags (irrespective of thickness and size),…

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