Delhi Govt. Announces To Introduce 'Red Light On Gaadi Off' Campaign
In a public interview, Rai said specialists are of the view that contamination levels might increment in Delhi after Diwali on the off chance that the breeze direction changes.
The Delhi government will send off the "Red Light on Gaadi off" crusade once more to check vehicular pollution from October 28, said Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Friday.
This campaign began on October 16, 2020, to control traffic pollution in the national capital. Under this campaign, drivers are urged to turn off their vehicles while hanging tight for the traffic signal to become green. In a public interview, Rai said specialists are of the view that contamination levels might increment in Delhi after Diwali on the off chance that the breeze direction changes.
Delhi government is set to curb air pollution
Further, he said, "The Delhi government is on alert. We are strictly implementing all the directions of the Commission for Air Quality Management. On Friday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the implementation of the 15-point activity plan to curb air pollution in winter."
Alongside residue and biomass burning, traffic emissions are one of the significant supporters of Delhi's pollution created locally, said Rai. "Therefore, the Delhi government has decided to launch the 'Red Light on Gaadi off' mission to check vehicular pollution from October 28 for one month," Rai said.
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Various workers will be deployed at various locations
He said that 2,500 common safeguard volunteers will be recruited to screen the campaign's execution at 100 key intersections. Ten workers will be conveyed at each traffic light in two movements. The significant spotlight will be on 10 major intersections where 20 workers each will be positioned. Information from the Oil Protection Exploration Affiliation (PCRA) shows that assuming individuals switch off motors at traffic lights, contamination can be chopped somewhere near 13-20 percent.
As per government gauges, the vehicle area represents 28% of the PM2.5 outflows in Delhi. The vehicular commitment likewise makes up 80% of nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide in Delhi's air.