Delhi’s Environment Minister Gopal Rai has demanded from the Central Government to ban firecrackers in Delhi-NCR to stop pollution in Delhi. Gopal Rai said that if there is a ban on firecrackers, it will have a better impact on the health of Delhi. Gopal Rai today said that this year less firecrackers have been burst during Dussehra as compared to last year, this is better for the environment of Delhi.
PM 2.5 pollution caused by vehicles
Gopal Rai said that we are analyzing the situation, it shows that PM 10 pollution is reducing in Delhi. To stop this, an anti-dust campaign has been launched across Delhi and water is being sprinkled in all areas to prevent dust particles. PM 2.5 is pollution caused by vehicles and it also increases due to burning of stubble. To stop this pollution, a meeting has been called in Delhi Secretariat. Public awareness campaign – ‘Red Light On, Vehicle Off’ will also be started from 26th October. Gopal Rai said that the problem of pollution increases due to burning of stubble, but this problem has not become very serious yet.
AQI 190 in Delhi this morning
It is noteworthy that as the cold increases, the problem of pollution in Delhi becomes serious. This is the reason why second level measures are being taken to stop pollution in Delhi. Today, very high levels of pollution were seen around the Red Fort. Vishnu Kumar Pal, who came here from Guwahati, told during his morning walk that there is a lot of pollution here. Have to wear mask. Another person Rakesh Kumar told that earlier we used to walk around the Red Fort till 8-9 in the morning, but now the situation has worsened, due to pollution it is difficult to walk after 6-7 o’clock. goes. This morning the AQI in Delhi was 190, which falls in the ‘moderate’ category, whereas on Monday it had reached 306 which is considered in the poor level. The overall air quality index (AQI) in Noida today was 218, which falls in the ‘poor’ category.