These steps are being taken to examine air pollution and enhance the surroundings (Representational)

New Delhi:

Taking strict motion towards defaulters for burning rubbish and contributing to air air pollution within the nationwide capital, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has challaned 1,761 polluters for Rs 38.43 lakh until Saturday inside this month.

As could as 1,702 challans for Rs 26.43 lakh have been issued for open burning of rubbish from October 1- October 17 and 59 challans have been issued for Rs 12 lakh for mud air pollution from October 1-16, based on North DMC official.

Apart from, over 86 challans of different businesses like DDA, PWD, I&FC and so on have additionally been issued for inflicting air pollution by dumping rubbish and different waste on their land falling below North DMC.

North DMC additionally requested different businesses: PWD, GNCTD; DSIIDC; DDA; I&FC; Indian Railways and so on to take care of unpaved areas of their jurisdiction falling below North DMC which causes air pollution. The entire unpaved space of their jurisdiction involves about 16,87,413 sq.mts.

North DMC has pressed in 134 water sprinkler tankers to suppress the mud which covers virtually 1,340 kms each day. 18 Street Mechanical Sweepers geared up with GPS cowl 650kms stretch of highway. 109.88 acres of space in markets, faculties, establishments and so on has been developed into inexperienced. 69.11 kms of highway has been developed into inexperienced by plantation. Vertical gardens at 54 areas have been developed by planting creepers.

These all steps are being taken to examine air pollution and enhance the surroundings.

NDMC has appealed to the general public to comply with the directions issued occasionally by involved businesses to examine air pollution in any other case NDMC would take stern motion towards the defaulters as per provisions of guidelines and laws. 

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