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Anti-pollution drive to cost Rs 24 cr in Faridabad


Press Reporter News Service

Bijendra Ahawat

Faridabad, January 12

The Faridabad Municipal Company has introduced plans to launch a large long-term drive to cope with the issue of air pollution within the metropolis.

It’s reported that funds to the tune of Rs 24 crore have already been sanctioned for the aim.

Faridabad has been among the many prime polluted cities for the previous a few years, with its AQI remaining very poor and unsafe for a serious a part of the yr.

Site visitors, burning of plastic main causes

Site visitors, mud of broken roads, carrying of building materials in open, burning of plastic and chemical waste has been among the many distinguished elements behind the poor AQI within the metropolis. —Vishnu Goel, surroundings activist

As many as 37 spots have been recognized as air pollution hotspots within the metropolis.

Claiming that groundwork for the drive has begun, a senior official of the civic physique stated tenders for the assorted sub-projects had been anticipated to be floated very quickly. Informing that the challenge was part of the Nationwide Clear Air Programme, an initiative of the Centre, he stated it envisaged conducting an in-depth research of the elements inflicting air pollution.

“The Faridabad MC is about to obtain equipment for the challenge. An STP will even be arrange for guaranteeing water provide for sprayers. It additionally consists of the planting 40,000 bushes and highway restore work,” Birender Kardam, Chief Engineer, Horticulture, and Nodal Officer (Air pollution), Faridabad MC, stated.

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