Rai said the war room will also be linked with Green Delhi App through which residents can send their complaints regarding pollution, such as garbage burning, to the war room.
Come October 25, vehicles without valid Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate will not be allowed to refuel at petrol pumps in the city, the Delhi government said on Saturday.
The Minister directed officers to take quick action in this regard, in coordination with departments concerned, as per government guidelines.
The government is aiming to plant 35 lakh saplings in the city in 2022 to fight pollution more effectively, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Saturday.
While March 20 is observed as World Sparrow Day since 2010, the humble bird was adopted as the Delhi’s state bird in 2012.
All manufacturers, retailers, general public, and shopkeepers in Delhi have already been asked not to keep any stock of single-use plastics by June 30, 2022.
It also asked the government to bring down the number of saplings to be planted for every tree felled from 10 to 2.
Officials have been asked to implement it in Delhi soon to prevent incidents of fire,” Rai said.
The Delhi government will launch a month-long anti-open burning campaign from Tuesday and a drive to curb road dust pollution from April 15,
In his letter to the Union coal and mines minister, Thackeray highlighted the environmental damage that will be caused if coal extraction is allowed at the site.
Kadam also reviewed the state's preparedness to strictly enforce the ban at a high-level meeting of officials from the state pollution board.
Now about 1,000 km southwest of Gujarat's Surat, Cyclone Ockhi is likely to move in northeasterly direction and gradually weaken, according to Union Environment Ministry.
Anil Dave reiterated Centre's stand that decision on Jallikattu is pending with the Supreme Court but assured AIADMK MPs that he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue.