Haryana likely to implement odd-even scheme to check air pollution

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that the state government is planning to implement the odd-even scheme for vehicles to check air pollution.

Speaking to the media on Wednesday, the Chief Minister said, “Haryana Govt is planning to implement the odd-even scheme for vehicles. We have also prepared a committee of engineers, Gurugram Municipal Corporation commissioner and DC to look for alternatives to reduce pollution.”

Khattar further said, “The directions given to us by the Supreme Court yesterday like closing the schools, colleges and industries for a few days, and closure of some thermal plants os also being considered.”

Khattar has also said that a committee has been formed to control pollution in 4 districts of NCR in the state. The committee will include engineers and the commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG), besides officers of the concerned departments.

This committee will brainstorm on how to reduce pollution and suggest measures for it. Apart from this, Supreme Court directions related to air pollution will be strictly followed.

The Chief Minister was interacting with media representatives after presiding over the monthly meeting of the District Public Relations and Grievance Redressal Committee in Gurugram on Wednesday

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