The national highways authority of India (NHAI) has issued instructions to the field officials to take all possible steps to reduce contribution of the highways sector towards air pollution in Delhi NCR.
The steps to be taken by NHAI include water sprinkling at all construction sites and camps, covering of all construction material, including flyash, being transported in the Delhi NCR region, adherence to the air quality norms by all plants and machinery and covering of exposed soil.
“The NHAI instructed the officials to inspect the construction sites regularly to ensure that all the pollution control measures are adhered to in a strict manner,” a government statement said. Read more
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