Delhi environment minister

Responsible approach needed from neighbouring states to control stubble burning: Delhi minister

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that two days back the AQI was 171 but as the incidents of stubble burning increased in neighbouring states, the AQI started getting worse.

published on : 17th October 2021

Punjab will be free from stubble burning if AAP comes to power in state, says Gopal Rai

Despite a ban on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, farmers continue to defy it as there is a short window between harvesting paddy and sowing wheat.

published on : 8th October 2021

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai discusses ways to lower AQI with citizen groups 

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai held a dialogue session with social groups to promote green initiatives such as car pooling.

published on : 1st October 2021

Delhi environment minister to chair high-level meeting on stubble burning, air pollution on Sept 9

Every winter, Delhi witnesses a surge in air pollution levels due to many reasons, including stubble burning in neighbouring states.

published on : 8th September 2021

COVID-19 slowed down construction of Delhi's first smog tower: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

The 20-metre-tall structure, being set up to improve air quality in a radius of around 1 km, was supposed to be ready by June 15.

published on : 10th June 2021