Indian Railways takes comprehensive steps to curb river pollution in Manipur


Indian Railways takes comprehensive steps to curb river pollution in Manipur

In a major step towards preventing the Ijei River from pollution during the construction of a railway line, the Indian Railway has come up with a unique initiative to produce bricks from the waste soil that is usually being dumped in the river during construction.

Indian Railways is making continuous efforts to live up to the expectations of the villagers residing near the Ijei River in Manipur. At a facility located alongside the Ijei River in Noney, thousands of bricks are being constructed every day which is subsequently helping railways in its secondary projects, that is to bring in an effective cost-cutting method.

This task, initiated by the government, was taken up in the wake of the locals expressing their displeasure after railways used the flowing streams of water to dispose of soil that was excavated during the course of construction of the line. Read More

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