Delhi: Anti-smog guns deployed at large construction sites to control pollution – environment

Anti-smog guns have been deployed at large construction sites within the nationwide capital as a part of the measures being taken to control pollution.

The air high quality index (AQI) was reported at 260 in Anand Vihar and at 238 in Rohini — each within the ‘poor’ class, in accordance to Delhi Pollution Control Committee knowledge, as of 11 am in the present day.

Meanwhile, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai stated that the federal government’s first goal is to cut back pollution due to mud and round 39 sites have been recognized the place anti-smog guns might be used.

“Our first target is to reduce pollution due to dust, for which we have released guidelines. Anti-smog guns are being used at large construction sites, around 39 sites have been identified for the same,” Rai advised ANI.

Amid rising issues concerning air pollution within the nationwide capital and neighbouring states, farmers in Amritsar’s Devidaspura continued to burn stubble of their fields.Farmers within the area stated that they didn’t want to create extra pollution however had been compelled to do as authorities compensation was not satisfactory.

“We too care about the environment. We have been demanding a compensation of Rs 6,000 per acre or Rs 200 per quintal for several years but the government is not agreeing to our demands. What other option do we have?” a farmer had advised ANI.

Earlier, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javedkar had stated that the ICAR-Pusa institute had carried out analysis on a decomposer to resolve the stubble burning downside.”The trial might be carried out in a number of states this yr. We predict much less stubble might be burnt this yr,” Javadekar stated.

(This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.)

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