October 16, 2020
The Delhi government on Thursday launched another initiative to handle the issue of rising air pollution in Delhi.
Tending to a public interview on Thursday, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal stated, “We are initiating a mission ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ to handle air contamination. “Delhi begins this today as an aspect of our mission ‘Yudh, pradushan ke virudh’ in our determination to handle air pollution. We should all promise to off our vehicles at red lights. Each and every exertion will add to lowering contamination,” Delhi CM Kejriwal said.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said there are one crore vehicles enrolled in the city. 30-40 lakh vehicles on the street consistently and continue sitting at traffic lights, it expands air contamination levels in the city, Arvind Kejriwal included.
The Delhi CM stated, “Specialists state on a normal a vehicle stops at a red light for 15-20 minutes in a day devouring 200 ml of fuel. This makes so much contamination. In the event that 10 lakh vehicles switch off the motor at red light, 1.5 tonnr of PM 10 and 0.4 ton of PM 2.5 will be forestalled each year.”
Turning off vehicle motors won’t just stop contamination yet additionally bring about sparing of Rs 7,000 for each vehicle for every year, he said.
The central minister said air contamination ascends in Delhi this season because of stubble burning and worry over the soundness of occupants of towns where it is done.