“We urge you to follow the Delhi Pollution Control Committee guidelines to have pollution-free celebrations. Wish you happy festivities,” the Delhi Police tweeted.
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This year’s Winter Action Plan is based on 15 focus points including- stubble and garbage burning, vehicular and dust pollution, hotspots, smog tower, dialogues with centre and neighbouring states.
“Also, the electricity distributor in the area has been directed to cut off the supply of these 14 units so that they are not able to function,” said a senior DPCC official.
After being shut for a month, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has given a nod to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to start the operation of Ghazipur slaughterhouse.
The self-assessment portal was launched on October 7 last year as it was difficult to monitor compliance with dust pollution control norms at all construction and demolition sites manually.
Ten departments have deployed around 500 teams to check open burning of waste in the city.
Delhi’s environment minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said that the direction to impose the fine is based on an enquiry report filed on the matter by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee.
A bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi granted three weeks to the respondents to file their response and listed the case for further hearing in May.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the government will also plan a campaign against open burning of garbage and fires at landfill sites.
The bench asked the DPCC to take appropriate action against the places of worship in case any violation was found.