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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar voices concern over air pollution

From introducing BS-6 standard cleaner fuels to curbing agriculture residue burning to something as simple and crucial as planting more and more trees.

On Thursday, Javadekar particpated in a program where he released five books based on natural environment. Here’s more…

Calling air pollution as one of the biggest challenge faced by the entire world, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar asserted that India will find a solution to the problem.

The Union Minister who was at an event to raise awareness about the environment voiced his concerns over ever-growing pollution. He said that it is necessary for every nation to find a solution the problem.

In a step in this diresction, Prakash Javadekar said BS-6 standard will be implemented by the year 2020, which will greatly reduce vehicular pollution.

In the recent year, various measures have been taken to find a solution to the problem in Delhi as well as other parts of the country.

Equipments to check the air quality have been installed in more than 40 cities across the country. Burning of agricultural residue has come down by 30%. Planting 125 million trees along all the highways is part of the plan.

Construction of Peripheral Expressway in Delhi has cut pollution caused by trucks considerably. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar also released five books based on the natural environment.

Later in Mumbai Prakash Javadekar continued the selfie with a sapling initiative planting one on the premises of the National Museum of Indian Cinema. 

There is an attempt to find a solution to the problem of air pollution at a global level, as almost over 90% of the world population is deprived of clean air.

The Central Government recently launched the National Clean Air Programme to tackle the increasing air pollution across the country.

Work is being done to reduce the level of air pollution in 102 cities which were identified under this initiative. 
 

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