Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board’s instructions – Do not put worship material in water sources, loudspeakers should be switched off after 10 pm

Ranchi:  Jharkhand State Pollution Control has issued an appeal to the citizens regarding idol immersion during Durga Puja and playing loudspeakers in public places. 

According to him, do not immerse in worship material, flowers, clothes, plastic, paper, etc. 

Collect non-soluble materials separately and reuse them or compost them.

Collect such materials separately and put them in sanitary landfills. Donate clothes to local orphanages.

Do not operate loudspeakers without permission from the competent authority.

Use of loudspeakers in public places between 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. is punishable.

The noise limit is fixed according to the area. In industrial areas, the limit is 75 decibels during the day and 70 decibels at night, while in commercial areas the limit is 65 decibels during the day and 55 decibels at night.

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