PESTICIDES IN BLOOD OF FARMERS IN PUNJAB
India’s first body burden study that established high levels of pesticides in the blood of farmers from the cotton belt of Punjab. This study catalyzed action against pesticides in Punjab.
MERCURY IN THE VEINS
A first of its kind study in India that established the presence of mercury in the human body and the environment due to emissions fromn the coal power plants in Singrauli, Uttar Pradesh
ACTION PLAN ON ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION IN AND AROUND UCIL, BHOPAL
This was an effort to develop an action plan to resolve all the outstanding issues related to the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. We got all the stakeholders together and developed this action plan. This action plan was also submitted to the Supreme Court, but it is yet to be implemented.
HEAVY METALS IN COSMETICS
The study found high levels of heavy metals like Mercury and Chromium in cosmetics in India and highlighted the double standards of the multinational companies. This prompted the BIS to strengthen the regulations.