Delhi air levels are satisfactory, says environment minister
Recently, many leading health organizations across the globe had tagged New Delhi as one of the most polluted cities in the world. Hazardous air levels in the environment were a threat to lives of millions of people living in the national capital. Looks like, Delhiites can now breathe a sigh of relief.
The recent dust storms in Delhi have cleared the air to a large extent. The air quality is improving and experts point out that it is satisfactory now. Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain reviewed the air quality index (AQI) before announcing this good news to the public!
Delhi government has been taking efforts to cut down pollution levels in the air by undertaking different measures. They even ensured that lesser cars run on the roads to cut down pollution!
Imran assured that government will take steps to install and enhance capacities of waste-to-energy plants, composting of biotic waste and a proper management and disposal of construction and demolition waste in Delhi.
The government wants to plant more trees in various parts of the city. Also, jogging tracks, eco-huts, medicinal gardens, Butterflies Park and insect houses will be constructed to make the city greener.
Let us hope that Delhi becomes a green city from bring the most polluted city!