Delhi govt’s new arrangement to handle contamination

New Delhi: Air cleansing frameworks will be introduced at five noteworthy convergences of the city inside two months as a pilot venture, the Delhi government said on Friday.


Delhi Transport Minister Satyendar Jain said a fog wellspring will likewise be introduced at one noteworthy crossing point to decontaminate the air.

“We have distinguished five noteworthy crossing points in Delhi where air treatment frameworks will be introduced. In the event that the pilot venture is fruitful, it will be extended to different convergences too,” Jain said.

He included that the framework has been composed by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) alongside the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.

The five areas where the frameworks will be introduced are Sarai Kale Khan, Anand Vihar, Kashmere Gate, ITO and IIT Delhi/AIIMS.

“It is a measured framework and can be introduced in light of the space accessible at the crossing points. It can even be introduced on the focal skirt of the street,” Jain said.

He included that a fog wellspring will come up at one area.

“Specialists say that it can bigly affect contamination by capturing the toxins noticeable all around. Reused water can be utilized as a part of this wellspring which will be provided by the Delhi Jal Board,” Jain said.

He included that the administration has set an objective of one-and-a-half to two months for both the pilot ventures.

The choice was taken at the third meeting of the between clerical team set up by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to handle the issues of air contamination and junk transfer.