Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday that the problem of pollution cannot be solved in a day and constant efforts are needed to deal with every factor causing pollution. While interacting with the people through Facebook Live program, Javadekar said that the major factors behind air pollution in the country are traffic, industry, waste, dust, stubble, geography and seasonal conditions.
The minister said, “The problem of pollution cannot be solved in a day. Constant efforts are needed to deal with every factor.” Javadekar said that e-vehicles are becoming popular and currently two lakh e-vehicles are being used in India.
He said, “I use the e-vehicle myself. I charge it at my house. I also drive e-Scooty.”
The minister said that the government brought BS six fuels, which reduced vehicle emissions by 60 percent. Metro and e-buses have been brought to reduce vehicular pollution.
Javadekar said that the number of days of “bad air” has also reduced. It was 250 days in 2016, which remained 180 days in 2020. He said that people have a big role in dealing with air pollution. The minister urged people to download the “Samir” mobile app of the Central Pollution Control Board to monitor pollution in different cities.
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