23 anti-smoke weapons put in throughout Delhi to fight mud pollution

To enhance the nationwide capital`s air high quality, the Delhi government on Sunday stated it has put in 23 anti-smog weapons at key intersections and development websites throughout the town, and guaranteed that this quantity will be elevated, if essential.

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai stated that the Public Works Department (PWD) has put in these 23 anti-smog weapons.

He additionally stated that PWD officers have additionally been instructed to sprinkle water on bushes, roads and on the development websites to fight mud pollution.

“A total of 150 water tankers have been deployed for sprinkling water,” Rai stated.

“I have also instructed the PWD officials to increase the number of tankers further so that all the key roads of Delhi can be covered. If necessary, we will install more anti-smog guns as well at the key intersections of Delhi.”

The Delhi government this yr has launched an enormous anti-pollution marketing campaign – `Yuddh Pradushan Ke Viruddh` – which is being led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rai. However, pollution ranges breached the emergency threshold twice this month right here with a gray apocalyptic smog enveloping the town for days, blotting out the solar and obsuring landmarks.

To curb rising pollution, the Delhi government had on November 5 additionally banned the sale and use of all sorts of firecrackers within the metropolis until November 30.

The National Green Tribunal had additionally imposed a complete ban on sale or use of all sorts of firecrackers within the National Capital Region from November 9 midnight to November 30 midnight.

Sources within the government stated that over 70 lakh litres of water was sprinkled at 13 pollution hotspots previously 36 days by the Delhi Fire 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 government to test the mud pollution within the metropolis, stated the officers.

Delhi`s Fire Service Department has been additionally taking part within the train and springling about two lakh litres of water on metropolis`s roads, development websites and other key locations recurrently.

The main 13 locations, declared as pollution hotspots by the Delhi government, are Jahangirpuri, Narela, Ashok Vihar, Vivek Vihar, Dwarka, Mundka, Rohini, Wazirpur, Okhla, Bawana, Anand Vihar, Punjabi Bagh and R.Okay. Puram.


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