What is Green Good Deeds Campaign? Clean Air Campaign to Control Delhi Pollution (Important) (Download PDF)

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After several poor air quality days during winter, the Centre and Delhi government initiated a two-week Clean Air Campaign in in Delhi from February 10 to February 23 not only as a symbolic exercise, but a serious effort to drastically bring down pollution.

Image of Death In The Air

Image of Death In The Air

Image of Death In The Air

About the Clean Air Campaign

The campaign involves

  • Checking vehicular pollution

  • Inspection of power plants to ensure norms compliance

  • Dust management at construction sites

  • A marathon to improve awareness

  • Indoor air quality management

Organizations Involved in the Campaign

In addition to the Central and State governments, the drive will involve:

  • Delhi Police

  • Educational institutions

  • NGOs

  • Industries

  • Apex industrial bodies

  • Resident Welfare Associations

  • R&D institutions

Clean Air Campaign Message

  • Pollution is a serious economic and health issue, linked to the national image

  • Zero Tolerance to Polluters

Clean Air Campaign Implementation

  • Creation of 70 joint teams of officials belonging to departments of

    • Ministry of Environment

    • Forest & Climate Change

    • CPCB (Central Pollution control Board)

    • Delhi Government

    • DPCC (Delhi Pollution Control Committee)

    • Municipal Corporations

    • NDMC (New Delhi Municipal Council)

  • Teams to monitor causes of pollution and initiate remedial measures, including penal actions against serious polluters on the spot.

  • Delhi generates 131 tonnes of dust every day, and controlling would bring down air pollution drastically.

  • Large-scale construction in Delhi-NCR is one of the major causes for increase in dust and pollution in the air.

  • A national campaign, named Green Good Deeds would also support the cause.

  • The Central government has recently notified dust mitigation norms to contain dust pollution.

What is Green Good Deeds Campaign?

  • Green Good Deeds campaign was launched to restore and return the clean and green environment to the next generation.

  • Mainly to sensitize people and students, in particular, about climate change and global warming

- Published/Last Modified on: April 9, 2018

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