Planning is still in the preliminary stage, says govt. official

The Delhi government is planning to set up a control room, in the Environment Ministry at the Secretariat, to monitor air pollution and take quick actions, according to officials privy to the development.

Environment Minister Gopal Rai had also told a group of experts and officials in a conference earlier this week that the government is trying to set up a “control room” to handle “environment issues”, said the people who were part of the conference. “We are planning to set up the control room and discussions are going on about it, but it is still in the preliminary stage,” a government official privy to the development told The Hindu.


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