Delhi-NCR air pollution: SC set 24 hours deadline for Centre, Delhi govt to present pollution control measures
Supreme Court told the Centre and Delhi governments that if they fail to do take measures to control pollution, then the court will pass an order.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday set 24 hours deadline for the Centre and Delhi government to come up with a serious plan for the implementation of air pollution control measures.
Supreme Court told the Centre and Delhi governments that if they fail to do take measures to control pollution, then the court will pass an order. The Court to hear the matter tomorrow at 10 am.
"We are serious about industrial and vehicular pollution. You cannot fire bullets from our shoulders, you have to take steps. Why are schools open? "- Supreme Court asked the Delhi government.
SC tells Commission for Air Quality Management (AQM) in NCR and adjoining areas that in an emergency situation you have to work in emergent ways. We cannot enforce or infuse creativity in your bureaucracy, you have to come up with some steps, SC tells Centre.
Solicitor General for Centre presented Supreme Court that the highest functionaries are equally worried about pollution and there needs to be a reworking of the power structure. SG sought time to talk to the highest authority and come out with additional measures to deal with air pollution.