Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that only BS-6 vehicles will be available from next year. He said that now 20-22 percent of pollution in the country is due to these vehicles. He tweeted, “In Delhi, BS-6 fuel gets started. Vehicles that will be available from next year will support BS6 fuel only. The small part of the Peripheral Way is left and the bypass that was not made in twenty years was completed.
Today, 60 thousand trucks, without any work, they now come out of Delhi. He said that there is no pollution in Delhi only. There are many types of pollution in different countries around the world. Air Shield in Delhi comes in part of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan. Today pollution vehicles contribute 20-22% of pollution.
In another tweet, the minister said, “The problem of pollution is not only in Delhi but also in many parts of the world. The Minister said that fighting pollution is a daily work but the country is in the direction of reform. It has decreased. We are in the direction of improvement. Industrial pollution is a major problem in Delhi. Metro bridges near Delhi have been closed; Metro has planted five trees instead of one tree, trees were transplanted.
Before this, Javadekar had given a rally on September 5 at the time of World Environment Day, a campaign called Self-Windsapplinging. He had asked people to take shelf life with him and put him on social media with the #SelfieWithSapling.