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Delhi Air Pollution: Environment Minister Gopal Rai Says Ban To Continue

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

Delhi air pollution forced the Delhi government to ban entry of trucks, construction as well as demolition activities in the national capital, while environment Gopal Rai said the government will review the ban on December 16.

Air Pollution: Ban On Construction, Demolition Activities To Continue Till Further Orders: Gopal Rai

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Monday said the ban on construction and demolition activities in Delhi will continue till further orders in view of the high air pollution levels.

Delhi Govt Reimposes Ban On Construction, Workers To Get Aid: Environment Minister

According to Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai, instructions have been issued to the Labour Department to prepare a plan for providing financial assistance to workers affected by the ban.

Delhi Air Pollution: Only CNG, Electric Vehicles To Enter City From Nov 27

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi’s Environment Minister Gopal Rai said the ban on the entry of vehicles operating on other fuels will remain till December 3.

Schools, Colleges To Resume Physical Classes In Delhi From Nov 29: Gopal Rai

The physical classes in Delhi’s educational institutes were suspended following high levels of pollution.

17 November, 2021

Gopal Rai To Chair Meeting Of Departments Concerned Over CAQM's Latest Directions

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"The minister has called a high-level meeting at 12 noon to discuss the latest CAQM directions with senior officials of the environment department, public works department, municipal corporations, NDMC and education department," an official said.

03 November, 2021

Delhi Police, SDMs Been Asked To Keep 24x7 Vigil On Firecrackers: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

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The Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai on Tuesday said to prevent the purchase, sale and burning of firecrackers, especially in the border areas, Delhi Police and SDMs have been asked to keep 24x7 vigil.

17 September, 2021

Delhi Govt Urges Private Construction Sites To Abide By 14-Point Guidelines To Stop Dust Pollution

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The government had convened a review meeting with all state-run agencies engaged in construction work in Delhi and they were told to submit their action plan to prevent dust pollution by September 21.

09 September, 2021

Delhi's 'Winter Action Plan' To Fight Pollution Will Be Ready By September 30: Gopal Rai

Outlook Web Bureau

The Winter Action Plan will focus on 10 points, including stubble burning, pollution hotspots, working of smog tower and vehicular and dust pollution.

16 December, 2020

Centre Should Stop Being Stubborn And Should Address Farmers’ Issues: AAP Leader Gopal Rai


‘The government will have to accept the farmers’ demands sooner or later. The Modi government will cannot be allowed to ruin the country,’ Rai said.

26 November, 2020

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Tests Positive For Covid-19

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'Those who have come to my contact in the last few days, please take care and get tested,' tweeted Gopal Rai.

09 November, 2020

Firecracker Ban Violation Can Lead To Jail Term Of 6 Yrs: Delhi Minister


Delhi government last week imposed a ban on sale and bursting of firecrackers from November 7 to 30.

03 November, 2020

Avoid Bursting Firecrackers During Diwali: Delhi Environment Minister


Only ‘green crackers’ can be manufactured, sold and used in Delhi, as per an SC order issued in 2018.

16 October, 2020

Delhi Pollution Levels Dip Slightly; Stubble Burning Contribution Rises To 18%


With Delhi-NCR bracing for months of poor air quality, experts have warned that high levels of air pollution can aggravate the COVID-19 situation.

11 October, 2020

NCRTC Fined Rs 50 Lakh For Violating Air Pollution Norms: Gopal Rai


The NCRTC is constructing a building of the rapid metro.

08 October, 2020

Delhi Minister Gopal Rai Inaugurates 'Green War Room' To Monitor Pollution Levels This Winter


Environment minister Gopal Rai said the pollution levels at 13 hotspots in the city and the steps taken to bring them down will also be monitored via the green war room.

01 October, 2020

As Harvesting Season Nears, Delhi Set To Launch Anti-Air Pollution Campaign From October 5


Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that a centre is being set up in Najafgarh to produce a chemical to deal with stubble burning.

15 February, 2020

Buoyed By Delhi Victory, AAP To Fight Local Body Polls Across India To Expand Base


The AAP leader said the party has set its sight on contesting assembly elections in a number of states including Punjab in the first phase.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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