Dousing the farm fires: Turning crop waste into wealth for Punjab, Haryana and Delhi NCR


Crop residue burning in Punjab and Haryana is at the centre of the debate around air pollution in Delhi and other parts of North India. However, turning crop residue from waste to a resource can have far-reaching positive impacts on air pollution in Delhi and the environment, farmer income, and rural economy in Punjab, Haryana, and other crop burning areas. For this to become a reality, a robust system will need to be put in place.

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To read more about these solutions, read TERI's 'Scoping study on Bio-waste and Non-ozone Depleting Substance- non-HFC alternatives in India - Potential Interventions in State of Punjab and Haryana.'

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