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Bio-Decomposer spraying to counter Stubble Burning in Delhi

On October 6, 2020, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Delhi Government is to adopt “Bio-Decomposer” spraying to counter stubble burning. Highlights The scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, PUSA have found a low-cost, effective way to deal stubble burning problem called bio-decomposer spraying. The Delhi Government is to adopt the solution ..

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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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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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Peak Hour Pollution flattened due to COVID-19

In Indian big cities, the peak hour pollution in the morning and evening flattened due to the lock down. The lock down imposed in the country to contain the spread of COVID-19 has brought down particulate matter of sizes less than 2.5 microns greatly. Highlights The big metropolitans like Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kolkata and Hyderabad ..

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Delhi Government releases Guarantee card on free bus services, water & electricity

On January 19, 2020, the Delhi Government released the guarantee card that consisted of 10 guarantees for the residents of Delhi. It included free bus services, electricity, water supply, pollution, etc. Electricity The card guaranteed uninterrupted power supply throughout the year. It also included free electricity for all the residents up to 200 units of ..

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