India's federal ministry of environment, forest and climate change to take step overcoming the increasing pollution in Delhi will start a campaign for clean air in New Delhi from Feb. 10, officials said Monday.
The two-week campaign will kick off from Saturday with Delhi Government, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and other municipal agencies, for clean air in the national capital city.
Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has reviewed the detailed action plan of agencies and stakeholders on measures to combat air pollution in the national capital.
In the meeting headed at Raj Niwas on Monday, Baijal directed all the agencies to complete their actions for combating air pollution keeping in view the onset of next winter.
He stated that all the agencies should adhere to the time-bound schedule for the various activities identified and also generate awareness among the public on a continuous basis for improving the air quality in Delhi.
The Lieutenant Governor also instructed that various activities for solid waste management be compressed within eight to 16 months.
He suggested preparing a concrete operational plan for the pollution awareness campaign, 'Clean Air for Delhi Campaign' which will be held from February 10 to February 23.