IN 2006,air quality in Delhi has been deteriorating rapidly. But till 2014,neither it was talked about nor much work was done to improve it.
In 2015,PM started Air Quality Index. 113 AQI monitoring stations present in Delhi/NCR&29 more to be installed soon.
He added that BS6-compliant vehicles will be coming in Delhi in April 2020.
BS6 petrol and diesel is already available in Delhi/NCR and its use will lead to great reduction in air pollution from vehicles.
Javadekar said that centre has worked on a multipronged stratgey to improve air quality in capital city of New Delhi.
Metro network and perioperal highway has also contributed to reducing pollution in Delhi