NEERI Current Affairs - 2020

IndAIR: CSIR-NEERI’s web facility launched

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) has launched the country’s first interactive online repository, called IndAIR or Indian Air quality Interactive Repository. The repository is one of few such facilities in the world and has the maximum number of studies-262 concerning Delhi-NCR. About IndAIR Objective: The project aims to Read More…

WAYU: Air pollution control device inaugurated in New Delhi

Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Environment Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated air pollution control device WAYU (Wind Augmentation PurifYing Unit) for traffic junctions at ITO intersection and Mukarba Chowk in New Delhi. The device aims at tackling toxicity in air by sucking in particulate matter and release fresh air WAYU (Wind Read More…

NDMC ink MoU with NEERI to develop sewage treatment plants

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has signed a MoU with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to develop 12 sewage treatment plants (STP). NEERI will provide its expertise in this field and the treatment plants to help NDMC to irrigate its parks in a bid to develop green areas and revamp big and small Read More…

NHAI approves pilot project for developing greenbelts along National highways

National Highways Authorities of India (NHAI) has approved a pilot project for undertaking scientific studies on designing greenbelts along national highways. Proposal in this regard was submitted by Nagpur based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI). Key facts The pilot project will be implemented on a 5 km stretch on NH-7 (Varanasi to Kanyakumari) between Read More…