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Yudh Prasdushan Ke Virudh: Mega Anti-Pollution Campaign launched by Delhi CM

On October 5, 2020, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a Mega Anti-Pollution Campaign, called “Yudh Prasudushan ke Virudh”. The campaign was launched to reduce pollution levels in Delhi. During the campaign, the Delhi Government will focus on technology developed by Pusa Agriculture Institute to control stubble burning. Highlights Under the campaign, thirteen pollution ..

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Global Smart City Index: Indian cities slip; Singapore tops

On September 17, 2020, the Institute for Management Development along with Singapore University released the Smart City index for the year 2020. The report says that the Indian cities declined in their technological updates. Key highlights According to the report Indian cities slipped in their rankings. Hyderabad was at 85th position. The city was at ..

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Air Pollution Reduces Life Expectancy by Five Years in India: AQLI

The Air Quality Life Index, developed by the Energy Policy Institute of The University of Chicago, has reported that pollution is the greatest risk to human life, especially in India, more than any other country in the world. The reason is that a quarter of India’s population is exposed to pollution levels, not ever observed ..

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Delhi Government launches “Paudhe Lagao Paryavaran Bachao”

On July 2, 2020, the Delhi Government launched “Paudhe Lagao Paryavaran Bachao”. It means “Plant Trees, Save Environment”. Highlights The campaign is to run for 17 days. Around 31 lakh saplings are to be planted during the campaign. These saplings are to be planted in various departments of the state government. The Delhi Development Authority ..

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GoI launches “Urban Forest” system

On July 2, 2020, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar inaugurate urban forest at Comptroller Auditor General Office in Delhi. Highlights Around 1200 saplings of 59 indigenous species were planted. The main objective of the initiative is to reduce pollution in Delhi. About Urban Forest The uniqueness of the forest ..

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