Most polluting industries of India
Industry is essential to growth, but it is also a bane for nature. Studies have shown that the earth has heated up like never before ever since the beginning of the industrial revolution.
Though the contribution of India based emissions is relatively negligible to the current climate situation, one cannot ignore that India is a developing economy and industries will only but grow. And they will be a major source of pollution, some less some more.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified the 17 categories of most polluting industries India. While it has been made mandatory for these units to have been allowed only if they had the requisite pollution control facilities how well has the prerequisite been implemented remains to be seen