Gopal Rai

Delhi's 15-day plantation drive to begin from July 15

The Delhi government will launch a 15-day mega plantation drive on July 11 to further increase the green cover in the capital, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday.

published on : 28th June 2022

'Centre shamelessly using ED against Opposition, nation heading towards one-party rule': Gopal Rai

It's not a secret anymore and it's not about one or two opposition parties. The central government is now misusing the ED against all the parties that dare to speak against the BJP, he said.

published on : 27th June 2022

Three-day mega fair to promote alternatives to single-use plastic 

The government will organise a three-day mega fair to promote alternatives of single-use plastic from July 1-3 at the Thyagaraj Stadium, an official statement said. 

published on : 25th June 2022

Delhi government extends anti-open burning campaign till June 30, says Minister

The anti-open burning campaign was carried out in two phases, first from April 12 to May 12 and second from May 13 to June 13.

published on : 14th June 2022

Dedicated facility for sparrows in Delhi's Garhi Mandu forest

While March 20 is observed as World Sparrow Day since 2010, the humble bird was adopted as the Delhi’s state bird in 2012.

published on : 21st May 2022

Delhi Secretariat to ban single-use plastic items from June 1 

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.

published on : 14th May 2022

New panel to suggest ways for tree plantations in Delhi: Gopal Rai

It also asked the government to bring down the number of saplings to be planted for every tree felled from 10 to 2.

published on : 14th May 2022

Delhi government to form panel to examine land shortage for tree plantation, suggest remedies: Rai

The government will instead ask the DDA to inform how much land is available for plantation in the capital, he said.

published on : 13th May 2022

Air pollution: Delhi government extends campaign against open burning till June 13

Ten departments have deployed around 500 teams to check open burning of waste in the city.

published on : 12th May 2022

Delhi government asks forest officials to conduct and finish audit of trees by April 13

The department asked to conduct an independent audit of the trees transplanted by various departments over the last few years.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Bhalswa fire: DPCC alleges North civic body of negligence, slaps Rs 50 lakh fine  

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.

published on : 29th April 2022

BJP-ruled MCDs should have used bulldozers on garbage mountains: Gopal Rai on landfill fires

Gopal Rai had on Tuesday night asked the DPCC to submit a report on the fire at the landfill in north Delhi within 24 hours.

published on : 27th April 2022

Plan to revamp four major forests in Delhi into world-class: Rai

The project is a part of the government’s summer action plan proposed for this year. 

published on : 27th April 2022

Delhi to replicate Mumbai’s system to capture methane at landfills: Environment Minister

Officials have been asked to implement it in Delhi soon to prevent incidents of fire,” Rai said.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Delhi's summer action plan ready, drive against open burning from today

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,

published on : 12th April 2022
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