Air Pollution in Delhi

Updated on December 12, 2015 in Life Sciences
2 on June 17, 2015

A WHO study of 1600 cities across the World has revealed that Delhi is the World’s worst city for Air Pollution -One of the biggest culprits is ‘vehicular traffic’ and car ownership. – What is the State, Central Govt and other Agencies doing about it ?

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The Ministry of Environment has set a three month deadline for controlling pollution in Delhi as follows:-
1. Banning polluting vehicles from entering Delhi
2. Producing energy from waste
3. Turning coal fired plants to gas plants
4. Automatic checking of vehicles entering NCR
5. Ban burning of leaves and grass by making it illegal
6. Ammend the Motor Vehicles Act and train sanitation workers to comply with environmental rules and implement them

LET US SEE AFTER THE END OF THREE MONTHS ( SEPTEMBER-2015) IF THE GOVT MAKES GOOD IT’S PROMISES

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0 on December 12, 2015

The Delhi Govt after the orders from National Green Tribunal are taking the following steps to control the air pollution which has reached dangerous levels.
1. From 01-01-2016, the odd even policy for private cars, wherein registration no’s ending with odd numbers and even numbers will be allowed on alternate days
2.No new diesel vehicles will be registered up to 06th Jan 2016
3.Badarpur coal fired Thermal plant to close down
4.Banned burning of leaves and grass
5.Builders cannot keep sand, cement, and other construction material on road or in any public place . Offenders will be fined Rs.50,000/- per violation and all materials will be seized.
6.Cover open ground with grass
7. Install air filters in Government and Corporation schools

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