Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, in a written reply in Lok Sabha, said a comprehensive set of actions following an integrated approach is required to make substantial improvement in air quality.
Greater Noida (UP), Feb 08 (ANI): Reacting on the APP Government’s ‘Odd-Even’ formula, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday said people had to face inconvenience because of the scheme. He added though there was less traffic on the road, but the level of pollution saw no difference. He further said that the hybrid and CNG vehicles should be used by people but the prices of these vehicles should be customer-friendly.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will soon start an exercise to get feedbacks from people regarding the Odd-Even formula. He added that they will start the Odd-Even formula once again as soon as people will recommend. He further added that he was very happy to see the response he got after the scheme was implemented.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): The national capital on Friday observed fourth 'Car-Free Day' on the stretch between Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station and Chhatrasal Stadium. The aim of the event is to curb pollution and encourage people to use public transport. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was part of the cycle rally, which was organised as part of the event. When asked about the Odd-Even formula, Sisodia said that it would be implemented again. The exercise, which is organised on 22nd of every month, comes after the recently concluded 15-day Odd-Even formula.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Thursday said despite spending Rs 20 crore on implementation of the Odd-Even formula, there was no significant decrease in Delhi’s pollution. Udit added that the scheme was not wrong, but the results were unproductive. He further said that the amount spent belongs to the common man of Delhi, and therefore it should have been used productively.
New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi transport Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said that the Delhi Government would submit its report on the level of pollution in the national capital to the High Court. He said that the status quo of the report and the Odd-Even formula would be known after the Delhi High Court passes its order. He added that the odd-even scheme had resulted in garnering diverse views from the people and after weighing the pros and cons would the status of the scheme be decided.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that it would provide all the details of observations made by Delhi High Court with regard to the Odd-Even formula on January 8. Rai said Delhi Government will put all the points in front of the court and would prove the data of the changes in the level of pollution, since the Odd Even formula came into effect.
The Delhi government’s odd-even scheme faces the real test today as all offices and Delhi’s giant services sector returned to work on Monday. While the first two days witnessed a fair share of vehicles off the roads and Delhi largely complied with the policy, the first day of a working week will have all eyes […]