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Delhi Air Pollution: ban on construction to continue, no entry on trucks till 7th December

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 30, Nov 2021
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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai today said the ban on construction and demolition activities in Delhi will continue till further orders in view of the high air pollution levels. The ban on the entry of trucks, barring those engaged in essential services, will continue till December 7. He said, CNG and electric trucks will be allowed to enter Delhi. Speaking to reporters Mr Rai said, exerts have said low temperature and low wind speed have led to stagnant conditions and that Delhi's air quality is likely to remain very poor in coming days. He said, the situation can improve if it rains, as predicted by the India Meteorological Department.

The minister informed the government's Red Light On, Gaadi Off campaign to curb vehicular pollution is being extended till 18th of next month.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had said the workers affected by the ban on construction activities in the national capital will be provided financial assistance of 5,000 rupees each and his government will also compensate them for the loss of minimum wages.

Sources : News On Air