Monitor the Billboard That Breathes daily: Waatavaran urges Kharghar residents

Monitor the Billboard That Breathes daily: Waatavaran urges Kharghar residents

The large-sized lungs installation at Kharghar will help local residents monitor the impact of air pollution on a day to day basis. Kharghar / Panvel / Navi Mumbai: Waatavaran, the organisation that has installed the “Billboard That Breathes” installation at sector 7, Kharghar, wants local Kharghar residents to do more than just appreciate the installation; […]

Prashant Thakur visits “Billboard That Breathes” installation at Kharghar, calls for ownership by all stakeholders

MLA Prashant Thakur visits “Billboard That Breathes” installation at Kharghar, calls for ownership by all stakeholders

During his visit to the “Billboard That Breathes” installation by Waatavaran, at Kharghar, MLA Prashant Thakur called for ownership of responsibilities by all stakeholders in the region to tackle growing pollution in the Kharghar-Taloja-Panvel belt Kharghar/Navi Mumbai/PCMC: MLA Prashant Thakur recently visited the unique giant lungs installation – “Billboard That Breathes” by Waatavaran, at sector […]

Kharghar “Billboard That Breathes” turns black, two weeks before expected

Kharghar’s “Billboard That Breathes” turning grey and black, two weeks before expected

The lungs billboard installation at Kharghar had already started turning grey and black, a day from installation Kharghar / Panvel / Navi Mumbai: The giant replica of human lungs called “Billboard That Breathes”, installed at sector 7, Kharghar, by environmental organisation Waatavaran, which was inaugurated by PCMC Mayor Dr. Kavita Choutmol, began changing colour just […]

Walk and Cycle for short distances: PCMC Mayor Dr. Kavita Choutmol

Walk and Cycle for short distances: PCMC Mayor Dr. Kavita Choutmol urges local residents

A large replica of human lungs titled “Billboard That Breathes” installed by Waatavaran at Kharghar, was recently inaugurated by the PCMC Mayor, to highlight concerns over rising pollution in Kharghar-Taloja-Panvel areas Kharghar/Navi Mumbai/PCMC: PCMC Mayor Dr Kavita Choutmal, who recently inaugurated a unique installation at Kharghar – “Billboard That Breathes”, was full of appreciation for […]

PCMC Mayor inaugurates unique “Billboard That Breathes” installation at Kharghar

PCMC Mayor Dr Kavita Choutmol inaugurates “Billboard That Breathes” installation at Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

The unique installation by Waatavaran mimics human lungs and demonstrates the impact of real time pollution on them Kharghar/Navi Mumbai/PCMC: City based environmental organisation, Waatavaran (Climate, Environment and Sustainability Foundation (WCES), recently set up an installation at the Bank of India signal junction at sector 7 in Kharghar. The installation, called “Billboard That Breathes”, which […]

Taloja pollution is back: Pungent smell fills up the air again

Taloja pollution is back: Pungent smell fills up the air again

Hardly a month after the MPCP is said to have taken action against 8 polluting companies in Taloja, ordering 4 to shut down, and issuing notices to the remaining ones, the pollution in Kharghar from Taloja is back. Kharghar / Taloja / Navi Mumbai / PMC: Residents were just about getting used to the low […]

Kharghar and Taloja Pollution Residents get temporary relief from pollution after MPCB intervention

Kharghar and Taloja Pollution: Residents get temporary relief from pollution after MPCB intervention

The air in Kharghar and Taloja is less hazy, with little or no pungent smell since a week Kharghar/Taloja/Navi Mumbai/PMC: Thanks to the intervention by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), residents of Kharghar and Taloja have received temporary relief from the pollution that had been plaguing the two localities during early mornings and late […]

Taloja Pollution: MPCB orders 4 polluting Taloja companies to shut down, issues notices to 4 others

Taloja Pollution: MPCB orders 4 polluting Taloja companies to shut down, issues notices to 4 others

The action comes in response to numerous complaints by Kharghar and Taloja residents concerning growing pollution in the area post lockdown period Kharghar/Taloja/Navi Mumbai/PMC: In response to numerous complaints made by Kharghar and Taloja residents and the relentless pursuit by local organisations, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) (regional office) has taken action on 8 […]

Kharghar and Taloja battle with pollution again, thanks to Taloja industries

Kharghar and Taloja battle with pollution again, thanks to Taloja industries

Early mornings in Kharghar and Taloja bring with them a mixture of hazy and pungent air. Kharghar / Navi Mumbai / PMC: Once again, Kharghar and Taloja residents are battling with pollution, thanks to some of the chemical industries located at the Taloja MIDC area. Since some days, there has been increased pollution in both […]