Delhi starts efforts to fight pollution with plan to give free stubble decomposer to farmers

The Print | Oct 1, 2020 at 2:04 PM
  • Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Thursday said farmers in the national capital will be provided a low-cost chemical that can decompose paddy crop.
  • The two ministers were speaking at separate press briefings Thursday in Delhi, after the Centre conducted a review meeting with representatives from Delhi, Haryana, UP, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh on the work done so far on tackling pollution.
  • Rai meanwhile pointed out that 11 power stations in areas surrounding Delhi, which still work on old technologies, contribute significantly to the pollution.