Energy & Environment Lab Delhi Govt Names 3 Organizations that Will Work to Reduce Pollution
The Financial Express / October 21, 2016
Delhi government and the University of Chicago today announced three winners of the competition “Urban Labs Innovation Challenge: Delhi” that sought to explore innovative ways to reduce pollution in the national capital.
“The winners include Chakr Innovation Pvt Ltd which will pilot their device that captures more than 70 per cent of particulate pollution from diesel engines and converts it to black ink and paints and Climate Foundation and Tide Technocrats Pvt Ltd which will employ devices that turn rice straw into biochar to enrich agricultural soil and prevent the heavy air pollution from rice straw burning,” a statement said.
“The third winner, Mahila Housing SEWA Trust, will deploy cool roofing solutions in Delhi slums to bring down indoor temperature and allow dwellers to conserve energy and improve their productivity and quality of life,” it said.