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The Government launched green firecrackers with an aim to curb air pollution. The green firecrackers was launched by the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan.  Developed by: The green firecrackers were developed by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) labs. It has successfully developed various environment-friendly fireworks such as sound-emitting crackers, flowerpots, pencils, chakkar, and sparklers. Along with CSIR 8 labs participated. The labs are CSIR-NEERI, Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), IITR, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), National Botanical Research Institute  (NBRI) and Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI). The entire process was co-ordinated by CSIR NEERI. The green fireworks that have been manufactured by CSIR are available in the Indian market for consumers and sellers. For the manufacture of green crackers around 165 fireworks manufactures have been roped in and around 65 more manufacturers are in the process of coming on board. Green Firecrackers: The emissions testing facilities for the green firecrackers are set up at CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI). The green firecrackers will reduce a 30% reduction in particulate matter. For immediate improvement CSIR-NEERI developed improvements in conventional formulations based on Barium Nitrate to meet the stipulated norms of green crackers.

from Current Affairs 2019 for Competitive Exams Current Affairs Today The Government launched green firecrackers with an aim to curb air pollution. The green firecrackers was launched by the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan.  Developed by: The green firecrackers were developed by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) labs. It has successfully developed various environment-friendly fireworks such as sound-emitting crackers, flowerpots, pencils, chakkar, and sparklers. Along with CSIR 8 labs participated. The labs are CSIR-NEERI, Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), IITR, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), National Botanical Research Institute  (NBRI) and Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI). The entire process was co-ordinated by CSIR NEERI. The green fireworks that have been manufactured by CSIR are available in the Indian market for consumers and sellers. For the manufacture of green crackers around 165 fireworks manufactures have been roped in and around 65 more manufacturers are in the process of coming on board. Green Firecrackers: The emissions testing facilities for the green firecrackers are set up at CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI). The green firecrackers will reduce a 30% reduction in particulate matter. For immediate improvement CSIR-NEERI developed improvements in conventional formulations based on Barium Nitrate to meet the stipulated norms of green crackers. https://ift.tt/2OlWfG5

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