Delhi pollution Current Affairs, GK & News
The Swiss group “IQAir” which measures the air quality levels on the basis of concentration of lung-damaging airborne particles called PM 2.5 presented its “2020 World Air Quality Report”. The report indicated that; the capital city of India, New Delhi, is the world’s most polluted capital across the world for the third straight year in ..
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The Panel for Air Quality Management set by the Central government in around the National Capital Region has now been dissolved after five months of its constitution. Highlights The Panel was set by the Centre government in the month of October 2020. Now the panel stands dissolved because the ordinance which was passed to set ..
The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, announced that all departments of Delhi government will now use only electric vehicles. This transition to the electric vehicles will be done within 6 months. Highlights The Delhi government has over 2,000 cars in use. The minister is of the view that this decision will inspire other ..
The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign on February 4, 2021. Highlights The campaign was launched to promote the use of electric vehicles. The Chief Minister further asked the citizens to buy electric vehicles as it will play a key role in combating the pollution in Delhi. The Chief Minister ..
The Ministry of road transport has decided to impose the additional taxes on old vehicles that are no more fit on road. This additional tax is being called as the “Green Tax”. Th decision was taken to curb pollution. It will also motivate people to switch to environment-friendly alternatives to the vehicles. Highlights The Green ..