Campaign against open burning garbage Delhi government
Campaign against open burning garbage Delhi government. On November 9 Environment Minister Gopal Rai announced that from November 11 to December 11 Delhi government will launch a campaign against the open burning of garbage to curb air pollution. He told that 550 teams from 10 departments will work on this task. He also added at a press conference that the second phase of the anti-dust campaign will begin from November 12 to December 12.
Gopal Rai appealed to people to complain on the Green Delhi app
Gopal Rai appealed to people to complain on Green Delhi app if they see any case of open burning. Delhi’s air quality is currently in the ‘very poor’ category. It had plunged to ‘severe’ but now has improved a little bit.
Joint meetings of states
The environment minister told that he wrote about a joint meeting of states to the central government on crop residue burning and hoped it will take a call soon. Due to the stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana air pollution increased in the capital. On November 8, The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) reviewed the air quality of Delhi and observed that Delhi’s Air Quality Index will fluctuate between ‘very poor’ and ‘severe’ categories because of stubble burning and bursting of crackers.