BPCL implements air purification project in Mumbai

New Delhi, Mar 14 (UNI) In a major achievement, state owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) on Thursday announced successful implementation of an innovative air purification project aimed at addressing air pollution in Mumbai.

In collaboration with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and APRO Greentech, BPCL has installed air purifier units on 100 BEST buses in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), marking a significant milestone in the journey towards cleaner air, according to a press release issued by the company.

APRO Greentech, the technology and equipment supplier for the project, has pledged to offer maintenance services for a period of five years. By actively supporting the endeavor, BPCL showcased its unwavering commitment to tackling the pressing issue of air pollution in the region through the utilization of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund.

The project initiated last year is a step forward by Maharashtra Government with respect to the deteriorating air quality in Mumbai. The Minister of School Education, in a commendable initiative, organized a workshop in Mumbai that brought together approximately 20 startup companies to showcase their innovative technologies aimed at mitigating air pollution.

Subsequent to this event, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) recognized BPCL as a pivotal collaborator for the implementation of effective air purification solutions.

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