Parliament of India (File photo)
Parliament of India (File photo)

Parliamentary Committee on Urban Development held meeting on pollution

ANI | Updated: Dec 05, 2019 21:23 IST

New Delhi (India), Dec 5 (ANI): The Parliamentary Committee on urban development held a meeting on Thursday on the issue of pollution.
Among the revelations made in the committee is the report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) that says respiratory-related diseases have increased by 43 per cent. The Committee sought an action plan from the Union Health Ministry within three months to reduce pollution.
AIIMS director Randeep Guleria also made a presentation on the type of diseases which have increased due to pollution.
All stakeholders including Urban Local bodies, Health Ministry, Indian Council of Medical Research etc. were present in the meeting (ANI)

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