City Government on Wednesday inspected 226 construction sites out of which 69 were found non-compliant.
A fine of `19.4 Lakh imposed for violating dust control norms. According to a report on the ‘dust drive’ campaign of the Delhi Government, 522 construction sites were inspected in the past four days, out of which 165 sites were found violating the guidelines.Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai, along with Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) officials conducted a surprise inspection of the construction site of the WHO Building at Mahatma Gandhi Marg, IP Estate.
On the site, the team found minor violations of the guidelines. “Construction agency has been issued a notice, warning them of a fine if all the guidelines are not complied with within two days,” Rai said.The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) minister will chair a meeting with revenue, transport and Delhi police department officials. There he will discuss the ‘Red light on, Gadi off’ campaign.”To curb vehicular pollution, ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign is being started from 18th October. Tomorrow I will hold a meeting with senior officials of Environment, Revenue, Delhi Police, and Civil Defence, in which we will make the complete outline of the ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign, and on 18th October we will launch this campaign”, Rai said.