Monday, February 28, 2011

Rs.200 Crore Allocated for Launching Environmental Pollution Remediation Programmes

The Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee has proposed to allocate a sum of Rs. 200 crore from the National Clean Energy Fund as Centre’s contribution in 2011-12 for launching environmental pollution remediation programmes.

Presenting the Budget for 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha today, the Finance Minister said that environmental pollution has emerged as a serious public health concern across the country.

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