Aiming to curb air air pollution within the National Capital Region, a high-level process drive led by PK Mishra, the principal secretary to the prime minister, met to assessment motion taken by numerous businesses and to agency up plans, the PMO mentioned in a press release on Saturday.
In the assembly held on Friday, Mr Mishra advised all members that the target of holding assembly early is to make sure well timed motion on stubble burning and different interventions to cut back air pollution.
“A review of the main sources of air pollution, measures taken and the progress made by state governments and various ministries was carried out. It was noted that the incidence of stubble burning has reduced by more than 50% in last two years and the number of good AQI days has gone up,” it mentioned.
While assessing the general state of affairs, it was famous that crop burning incidents in neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh had been nonetheless excessive final 12 months, the assertion mentioned, including that Mr Mishra issued a lot of instructions to accentuate the deliberate actions to make sure that stubble burning is discontinued.
Chief secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and secretaries of various division and ministries had been amongst these current within the assembly.
To management stubble burning, it was confused that sufficient variety of groups must be deployed and they need to be certain that no stubble burning takes place, particularly in Punjab, Haryana and UP, the assertion mentioned.
These states must put further efforts and acceptable incentives particularly within the related districts, it added.
The Delhi authorities was requested to make sure measures to manage native sources of air pollution.