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Government of India
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
20-December-2011 16:03 IST
National Air Quality Norms
Five proposals including two proposals, namely, ‘Strengthening of the Central Laboratory’ and ‘Online Consent Management’ have been received from Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB). The amount sought by the MPPCB for the two abovementioned projects is Rs. 828.25 lakhs.

National Informatics Centre (NIC) has been commissioned by the Ministry of Environment & Forests for ‘Online Consent Management and Monitoring System’ for development of generic software for all State Pollution Control Boards including MPPCB. A total amount of Rs. 217.08 lakhs has been released to the MPPCB for execution of other projects.

The Minister of State for Environment and Forests (independent charge) Shrimati Jayanthi Natarajan gave this information in a written reply to a question by Shrimati Maya Singh in Rajya Sabha today.