Delhi ministers to hit ground zero for implementing anti-pollution measures

New Delhi, Nov 9 (UNI) With the air quality in Delhi remaining in ‘severe’ category, the Union Territory’s ministers on Thursday decided to work at the ground level to ensure the enforcement of anti-pollution measures.

Briefing media persons, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said his Cabinet colleagues would go to ground Zero and monitor the implementation of rules regarding pollution.

Delhi Cabinet ministers during the day conducted an inspection regarding the implementation of laws to combat pollution in the city.

“GRAP-IV is implemented in the entire NCR to control pollution generated from vehicles, dust, bio-mass and stubble burning. There is a ban on BS-III Petrol, BS-IV Diesel vehicles in Delhi, there is also a ban on entry of diesel buses from outside Delhi,” Rai said.

All construction work and movement of trucks are banned, except those providing essential services and goods.

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