*Kejriwal Government going head-on against pollution — 15 point Winter Action Plan to be ready soon

*Environment Minister Gopal Rai meets with DPCC Engineers to discuss Winter Action Plan

*Work going on smoothly on the Winter Action Plan, expecting it to be ready very soon: Gopal Rai

*DPCC has been directed to intensify work on the main focus points of dust pollution, industrial pollution, upgrading of the Green War Room, Green App, Smog Tower, and real-time apportionment study: Gopal Rai

*DPCC officials will ensure that all construction/demolition projects above 500 square metres are registered on C&D portal: Gopal Rai

*DPCC has been directed to take strict action against illegal/unauthorised industries: Gopal Rai


NEW DELHI:26.09.22-The Delhi Government under the leadership of CM Shri Arvind Kejriwal is going head-on against pollution this winter season. The Delhi Government has intensified work on the 15 point Winter Action Plan, which shall be implemented very soon. Environment Minister Shri Gopal Rai met with DPCC engineers at the Delhi Secretariat on Monday in this context. Shri Gopal Rai said that the Delhi Government has begun formulating its Winter Action Plan to tighten the noose on pollution. “The Winter Action Plan for this year is structured around 15 focus points. The DPCC has been directed to form teams for the winter action plan as soon as possible. In addition, the DPCC has been directed to work on the main focus points, which are dust pollution, industrial pollution, upgrading of the war room and green app, smog tower, and real-time apportionment study,” he said.


Shri Gopal Rai directed the DPCC and its officials to make all necessary preparations for the Winter Action Plan as soon as possible. Shri Gopal Rai has directed the DPCC to work on the main focus points of Dust Pollution, Industrial Pollution, Green-War-Room and Upgradation of the Green App, Smog Tower, and Real Time Source Apportionment Study. He directed the officers to work on the Real Time Apportionment Centre and the assessment report of the smog tower on priority. Instructions have also been given to take all necessary steps to upgrade the Green War Room and Green App.

Shri Gopal Rai directed DPCC officials to ensure that all construction and demolition projects larger than 500 square metres are registered on the C&D portal, and that a special drive be launched to accomplish this.

He further directed them to conduct continuous inspections in the industrial area and also to take strict action against illegal/unauthorised industries. He stated that the DPCC should ensure that all registered industrial units are operated solely through PNG.

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