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NEW DELHI: With the nationwide capital reeling beneath poor air quality striking human well being in danger, Union Environment minister Prakash Javadekar has introduced a 'four-solution' programme starting 2020 to "reduce air pollution by 90 per cent".

Speaking at a information channel lately, Javadekar mentioned, "First of all, pollution generated by vehicles is prominent and as one of the recent efforts to reduce the damage, the government has invested Rs 7,000 crore to avail Bharat Standard 6 (BS6) petrol."


"Also, cars manufactured from 2020 will be BS6 compliant," he mentioned.


The minister mentioned the throughway within the city, which has been mentioned for the remaining 20 years with none accomplishment, is almost whole and might be open to public in only one extra 12 months.


He mentioned restriction has been imposed at the entry of thousands of trucks, which used to enter Delhi with out objective, and this has ended in aid in air pollution level within the city.


The other two methods of the 'four-solution' programme include increasing the collection of e-vehicles and awareness among other people, he mentioned.


Residents, too, have began taking tasks to make the surroundings air pollution free. Chakr, a startup based through IIT Delhi graduate Kushagr Srivastava, extracts pollutants from air and convert them into ink and paint.

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