Delhi government started green war room to attack pollution

For the last several years, Delhi has to face a lot of difficulties due to pollution and dense fog during the winter season. To deal with this, the Delhi government has started a Green War Room. With this, 24 hours monitoring of air pollution in the capital and measures to deal with it will also be implemented.

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the Advanced Green War Room will monitor the pollution 24X7. This will also help in implementing the necessary measures set out in the Revised Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP). With this, data related to pollution in Delhi can also be analyzed. GRAP is a set of measures to combat air pollution in the capital and its adjoining areas. Its measures are implemented according to the severity of the situation. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a 15-point winter action plan last week to combat pollution.

The Green War Room will also be linked to the Green Delhi app. With this, complaints related to pollution like burning of garbage will be sent. After this, action will be taken by the concerned department on these complaints. Delhi government said that app But so far more than 54,000 complaints have been received from the residents of the capital. About 90 percent of these have been resolved.

To control pollution, the Delhi government has also made a rule not to get fuel from petrol pumps for vehicles not having a valid Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC) from October 25. Lakhs of vehicles are plying without PUC in the capital. these vehicles Pollution is a major reason. However, heavy fines are also levied for vehicles not having PUC. Despite this, many people are careless about it. In the neighboring states of the capital Punjab and Haryana, burning of stubble left after harvesting also spreads smoke, which has an effect till Delhi. Some state governments have banned stubble burning. However, farmers say that they do not have any cheap option to dispose of the stubble.

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