Bhubaneswar:17/9/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik has launched a star rating programme for industries to help people find out whether the nearby industries are pollution compliant or not. The first of its kind transparency initiative in the state will categorise industries between 1-star to 5-star, with 5-star being most compliant. The Chief Minister has also launched a new website (www.ospcb.info) where the information can be accessed
The transparent pollution regulation programme will continuously monitors emission data in real time. Odisha State Pollution Control Board (SPCB Odisha) collaborated with Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC India) to distill the data into ratings.