Rajasthan Pollution Control Board disposed of 2740 applications for environment clearance in Jan: Official

Jaipur, Feb 15 (PTI) The Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board has disposed of 2,740 pending applications for environment clearance from industries and business establishments in January, its chairman Pawan Kumar Goyal said on Saturday.

The disposal of the cases, accounting for more than 37 per cent of the total, will boost economic activities in the state, officials said.

Goyal said that earlier on an average 1,800 applications were disposed of every month.

He said the board has simplified and expedited the process to dispose environment clearance applications. PTI AG SMN SMN