Policy instructions regarding criteria for Green Certification of Railway establishments

NEW DELHI: Recent Policy instructions regarding criteria for Green Certification of Railway establishments are made available by Ministry of Railways on the Indian Railways website www.indianrailways.gov.in at the link http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/Environment_Management/Policy_Inititive_010217.pdf

These include parameters having direct relation to environment improvement, such as, Energy conservation measures, use of renewable, Water recycling/rain water harvesting, Waste management (Solid & Liquids) and its disposal, Tree Plantation/ Green cover, etc.

All major Railway establishments including building, production units/workshops, stations, hospitals, schools and training centres are to be covered for Green Certification from any of the Recognised Certification Body.

The requisite details of CSR Policy are available on the Indian Railways website www.indianrailways.gov.in at the link

http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/Environment_Management/Commercial_Circulars/EnHm_Circular_1_2016.pdf

This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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