Action needed on Delhi NCR Air Quality

Last Sunday, most of us residing in Delhi NCR woke up to a cloud of smog, so bad that some had difficulty breathing. In Noida for instance the smog kept worsening and the PM 2.5 rose from 450 at 7 am to 1350 at around 12:30 pm. The most vulnerable were the senior citizens and children, many of whom are still struggling with respiratory, heart ailment, etc.

As the Founder of LocalCircles, I have attempted to share the citizen concerns, the recent survey and the need for action via the BBC platform and attached is the video. Together, we will need to urge the Government to act so we do not see another day like this in the time to come! more  

View all 17 comments Below 17 comments
5835A73F-0001-467C-9F74-A26CA11ED22B___20191113093231___.jpeg
Real PM 2.5 in Delhi more  
Solutions that may be considered include:

1) Ensuring water supply to farmers in early June so paddy is sown then and harvested in October allowing for natural decomposition of stubble in October in time for sowing wheat in late October. The current notification that defines sowing time for paddy must be removed.

2) No free power. Farmers to get a DBT power subsidy upon submitting proof that they have done atleast 1 non paddy crop. The objective of this is to reduce rate of depletion of ground water.

Other members may please share their ideas... more  
Thanks for outlining the high levels of PM 2.5, extremely dangerous more  
In the hue and cry we are missing main elements. We are talking about PM 2.5 & PM 10, these are dust particle parameters. Why we are not talking about hazardous gases, dust partical will be setteld if proper cleaning is done. To reduce the gas impact, greenery is required. more  
*Delhi Area: 1484 sq. Km.*
*1 Smog Tower cleans area: pi×3×3= 28 sq. Km.*
*Total Smog Tower required: 1484÷28 = 53.*
*One Smog Tower cost = 2 Crore.*
*Total One time Cost required to install Smog Towers throughout Delhi = 53×2= 106 Crores Only.*
‐-------‐-----
*2018-19 Kejriwal Govt subsidy for Votes:*
Electricity: *1800 Crores*
Water: *400 Crores*
Free Bus Ticket for Women: *280 Crores*
Free Mask Distribution: *10 Crores*
TV, Newspaper and Radio Ads for Subsidy and Mask distribution: *80 Crores.*
*Total Money spent: 2600+ Crores.*
---------------
*2600+ Crores worth One year Subsidy drama is very much costlier than long term clean air solution worth just 106 Crores*
--------------
No words to express my anger... but it really hurts! Even if cost of tower is higher still it’s worth all the life saved instead of spending public money on just publicity only more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Schools shut tomorrow

      schools in Delhi will remain shut on Wednesday due to the violence in the national capital. CBSE is yet to confirm if the board exam scheduled for tomorrow will also be postponed.

      By Shivani Kapoor
      /
    • Delhi Riots

      The Delhi Riots are all about the geography of the city. Most of the power and wealth are concentrated in South, Central and NCR (Noida, Gurgaon). These areas have been mostly peaceful. ...

      By Neelam Bose
      /
    • By Delhi Police
      /
    • Action needed against Violence instigators

      Please see attached everyone and tell me why Delhi Police should not arrest this person? CP delhi - action request please

      By Amit Mishra
      /
    • Delhi Burning: CM should have done something

      What CM and his deputy could’ve done yesterday: 1. Visit the areas affected by violence last night with his ministers 2. Contact the Commissioner about security for toda...

      By Ruchika L Maheshwari
      /
    • Riots in North East Delhi

      Just cannot believe this is happening in our Delhi. See attached video from 3 hours back. This will not get missed in World news because of Trump visit

      By Shivani Batra
      /
    • Coronavirus Testing Kits

      Can the Delhi Government or Health Ministry please confirm the number of coronavirus testing kits they have in stock. Also a contact in the medical industry said Delhi doesnt even have a...

      By Vinita Agrawal
      /
    • Useless DG set ban

      Can we please do something via these circles so come october November this useless rule of no dg set under GRAP is not done again. This is just a way to inconvenience people and Esp those who are e...

      By Sandhya Agarwal
      /
    • Swine Flu rearing its ugly head in Delhi

      108 cases of Swine Flu in 2 weeks. Here is more info: 10 things to know about Swine Flu The top 10 facts you should know about the disease: #1 Swine flu or H1N1 type A i...

      By Vinita Agrawal
      /
    • Jamia Brutalities

      Police brutality against students reading inside New study hall at Jamia Millia Islamia on 15th December 2019. Its already 2 months of this dark incident. Here is the CCTV footage. Can Delhi Police...

      By Azam Yusuf
      /
    • carbide ripening of fruits to lead to jail term

      looks like all the issues raised by me and other informed citizens on localcircles are having some effect finally. Delhi High court has said jail term for carbide ripening. this must be...

      By Mala Sehgal
      /
Share
Enter your email & mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

Please select a Circle that you want people to invite to.
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)