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Pollution check: L-G directs officials to ensure construction sites follow DPCC guidelines

Updated: Nov 25, 2016 20:18 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 25 (ANI): While chairing the third high-level meeting to discuss the condition of air pollution in the national capital on Friday, Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and the Delhi Police to ensure strict implementation of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) guidelines by construction sites and penalise the violators.

He constituted a committee of three municipal commissioners to work out a comprehensive plan for cleanliness and to check unauthorised construction in the city, adding that those failing to pay challans would be heavily penalised and their work would be stopped

Lauding the efforts of the concerned agencies, the L-G said, "The action taken by all agencies has resulted in improved ambient air quality. They must keep up their efforts. PM 2.5 levels have come down by 1/4th and PM 10 levels have come down by 1/3rd." (ANI)