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The Indian Journal of Environmental Protection publishes articles on all aspects of environmental  pollution and its control under the 4 broad topics :

(1) Air pollution/ Noise pollution,

(2) Waste water/industrial effluent

(3) Ground water/surface water pollution and

(4) Soil Pollution


Paper submission : Paper should be submitted through email to "kalpana_corp@yahoo.com". Two hard copies of the article (duly signed by main author on each page) and declaration letter should be sent on following address -

Indian journal of Environmental Protection

Kalpana Corporation
Kalpana Bhawan
N 10/60 H-12, Shyama Nagar
P.O. Bazardiha
Varanasi – 221 106


The article should be uploaded on the website by the author. It should be in MS-Word file format with font size 11. The title and abstract should be in one column and rest of the paper should be divided into two columns. The article should be properly checked before sending for publication in order to avoid any typing mistakes. The article which is directly sent by the Research scholar will not be entertained. The main author of the article who sent the article will receive one hard copy of the issue in which his paper will be published along with the soft copy of the published paper.

The article should have one main title, name of all authors and address of the main organization. The text of the article should be written under 9 main headings :

(1) Abstract, (2) Keyword, (3) Introduction (4) Material and method, (5) Result and discussion, (6) Conclusion, (7) Nomenclature, (8) Reference, and (9) Author. These main headings may have sub-headings and sub-sub-headings.


Language : The paper should be written in British English. Use of abbreviations must be avoided. Do not use unnecessary capital letters, italic or bold anywhere. Instead of using these : i.e., eg., viz.; use symbols like :, that is;, for example;, namely; respectively.

Abstract : It should not be more than 200 words.

Main-headings : These should be typed in all bold capital letters.

Sub-headings : These should be typed in all bold small letters.

Sub-sub-headings : These should be typed in all bold small letters as sub-headings. But just after this, a colon should be used and start the sentence in continuation.

Number : All numbers in figures, tables and in the text should be Arabic numerals. Do not write any number in words.

Unit : S.I. units should be used. All units should be written in the singular form and full-stop will not be given at the end of any unit. Use the following abbreviations for the units.

cm, m, m2, m3, T, kg, g, mg, mg, kg/m3, s, min, hr, day, year, m/min, cm/sec, Mw, amp, volt, ppb, ppm, %, (if required L, mL, acre, gallon).

Figures and tables : Figures should be drawn in black and white or coloured in jpg/jpeg format. Figures and tables should be drawn on separate sheets and attached at the end of the article. No tracing of the figure is required. The border should not be given in the figure. Captions for figures should be given at bottom and captions for tables should be given at the top.

Author : Author section should contain full name (along with title), designation(Research Scholar, Asstt. Professor, Guest Faculty, etc) and full departmental address of all author(s) of the article. Postal address of the corresponding author.

Reference : In the text, reference should be given by name(s) and year, arranged in alphabetical order. If the workers are more than 2 then the name of first worker and then et al. should be given. Examples:

Jha, 1999; Jha and Tewari, 2001; Jha et al., 2002.

In the text : In the text, if reference comes in continuation in the sentence, write like: Jha (1999) or Jha and Tewari (2001) or Jha et al. (2002). If the reference comes at the end of the sentence, write like: (Jha, 1999). or (Jha and Tewari, 2001). or (Jha et al., 2002). or 1999; Jha et al., 2002).

Under the heading of reference : If authors are more than 3, use first author and et al.

From Journal :

Tewari, R.P. 2003. Air pollution control in textile industry. Indian J. Env. Prot., 23(2):126-127.

Tewari, R.P. and C.N. Singh. 2002. Water pollution control-An introduction. Indian J. Env. Prot., 22 (5): 481-485.

Tewari, R.P., C.N. Singh and G. Jha. 2003. Noise pollution. Indian J. Env. Prot., 23 (1): 1-8.

Tewari, R.P., et al. 2001. Groundwater pollution. Indian J. Env. Prot., 21(1): 20-24.

From Seminar :

Srivastava, K.N. and O.P. Ojha. 2002. Wastewater treatment in dye industries. International Seminar on pollution in dye industry. New Delhi. Proceedings, pp 181-185.

From Book :

Datta, R., P. Singh and G. Kumar. 2003. Air pollution from automobiles. In Air pollution control (3rd edn, vol 2). Ed R.P. Saxena and P.K. Rai. McGraw-Hill, New York. pp 345-362.

From Report :

EPA Report. 2003. Stack gas desulphurization for thermal power plant. EPA-600/R-95-015. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, N.C., U.S.A.

From Thesis:

Srivastava, P.K. 2002. Limestone dissolution in modelling of slurry scrubbing for flue gas desulphurization. ph.D.Thesis. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

Tewari, J.K. 2001. Chromium removal from the tannery. M.Tech. Dissertation. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

Abbreviation to be used under reference heading :

(in, of, and--should not be used in Reference)

Agriculture–Agric., Applied-Appl., Assessment–Asses., Association–Assoc., Atmosphere/Atmospheric–Atoms.

Bioengineering­–Bioeng., Biology–Biol., Biotechnology–Biotech., Bulletin–Bull.

Chemical/Chemistry–Chem., Conservation–Conser., Contamination–Contam., Control–Cont.


Ecobiology–Ecobiol., Ecology–Ecol., Engineer/Engineers–Engr., Engineering–Eng., Environment/Environmental–Env.

Federation–Fed., Fermentation–Fermen.


Industry/Industrial–Ind., Institute/Institution–Inst., International–Int.


Management–Manage., Microbiology­–Microbiol., Modelling–Model.


Pesticide–Pest., Physiology–Physiol., Pollution–Poll., Progress–Progr., Protection–Prot.


Report–Rep., Research–Res., Resource–Resour.

Science–Sci., Society–Soc.


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