To enhance the nationwide capital`s air high quality, the Delhi authorities on Sunday stated it has put in 23 anti-smog weapons at key intersections and development websites throughout town, and warranted that this quantity shall be elevated, if crucial.
Delhi Setting Minister Gopal Rai stated that the Public Works Division (PWD) has put in these 23 anti-smog weapons.
He additionally stated that PWD officers have additionally been instructed to sprinkle water on timber, roads and on the development websites to fight mud air pollution.
“A complete of 150 water tankers have been deployed for sprinkling water,” Rai stated.
“I’ve additionally instructed the PWD officers to extend the variety of tankers additional so that each one the important thing roads of Delhi could be lined. If crucial, we are going to set up extra anti-smog weapons as properly on the key intersections of Delhi.”
The Delhi authorities this 12 months has launched a large anti-pollution marketing campaign – `Yuddh Pradushan Ke Viruddh` – which is being led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rai. Nevertheless, air pollution ranges breached the emergency threshold twice this month right here with a gray apocalyptic smog enveloping town for days, blotting out the solar and obsuring landmarks.
To curb growing air pollution, the Delhi authorities had on November 5 additionally banned the sale and use of every kind of firecrackers within the metropolis until November 30.
The Nationwide Inexperienced Tribunal had additionally imposed a complete ban on sale or use of every kind of firecrackers within the Nationwide Capital Area from November 9 midnight to November 30 midnight.
Sources within the authorities stated that over 70 lakh litres of water was sprinkled at 13 air pollution hotspots prior to now 36 days by the Delhi Hearth Service to carry down mud as a measure to enhance the deteriorating air high quality within the metropolis.
The drive started on October 17 following orders from the Delhi authorities to test the mud air pollution within the metropolis, stated the officers.
Delhi`s Hearth Service Division has been additionally collaborating within the train and springling about two lakh litres of water on metropolis`s roads, development websites and different key locations repeatedly.
The most important 13 locations, declared as air pollution hotspots by the Delhi authorities, are Jahangirpuri, Narela, Ashok Vihar, Vivek Vihar, Dwarka, Mundka, Rohini, Wazirpur, Okhla, Bawana, Anand Vihar, Punjabi Bagh and R.Okay. Puram.