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Javadekar terms air pollution level in Delhi ‘serious’


New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the air quality in the National Capital has been going from bad to worse.

He said the situation is serious and the government has prepared a one-year plan to improve the air quality.

Talking to the media, he said steps have been taken to improve air pollution level in the Delhi, and support has been sought from various agencies and governments, besides public, in winning the war against pollution.

He said with consistent efforts of working with state governments of Punjab and Haryana, stubble burning this time has come down by 25 percent, which is a major relief.

Javadekar said all know that air pollution is a global problem in many cities world over and in Delhi, the air quality is going from bad to worse for over last 10 years. (ANI)

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