Amid contort air quality in the Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal will launch “Green Delhi” mobile application today. The ‘Green Delhi’ mobile app will enable users to register grievance about violation of anti-pollution norms. The mobile app is part of the Delhi government’s 7-point action plan to fight air pollution, which was announced by Delhi’s CM Kejriwal on October 6.
How will ‘Green Delhi’mobile app work?
Through this photo-based grievance lodging app, people will be able to inform the government about the burning of waste, and industrial and dust pollution. There will be a time limit for redressal of grievances received on the Green Delhi app, the Kejriwal government said.
The Delhi govt said that all the concerned departments will be connected with the app, and the grievance received will automatically reach them. If the complaint is not resolved in time, action will be taken against the concerned officials, kejriwal said.
On Tuesday, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai held a review meeting on the complaint redressal process related to the Green Delhi app with officials of various departments.
Stubble and garbage burning, dust, local industrial and vehicular emission are among the factors that contribute to high pollution levels every winter in Delhi.
Meanwhile, on October 26, the Central government submitted before the Supreme Court that it is ponder the creation of a permanent body by staged legislation to deal with the annual air pollution issue in the national capital region arising from stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.