In view of the lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, all the industries are not operational and therefore, at present, there is no discharge (both domestic sewage and industrial effluent) from all the industries located in Delhi State.However, during the lockdown period, discharge of partially treated and untreated domestic wastewater continues to

The nationwide Janta Curfew on March 22, 2020 and lockdown since March 24, 2020, have resulted in significant improvement in air quality in the country, as revealed by data analysis and comparison of data for time before enforcement of restrictions.

Delhi, Budget

The Budget Estimates of ` 65,000 crore in 2020-21 is 8.33 percent higher than the Budget Estimates of ` 60,000 crore in 2019-20 and 18.61% over Revised Estimates of ` 54,800 crore in 2019-20. Financial support of ₹ 6828 crore to the Local Bodies in 2020-21 is proposed as against ₹ 6380 crore in the Budget Estimates in 2019-20.

Delhi is being recognized for its new initiative and a new thinking towards education, health services, social welfare and social security measures taken to improve the standard of living and quality of life of the common man.

Action taken report on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, NGT Bar Association Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others. Report filed on March 18, 2020.

Additional action taken report on behalf of GNCTD and DPCC in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order dated December 20, 2019. The National Green Tribunal had directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to furnish a factual and action taken report in respect of the pollution being caused due to wood dust, plastic bags and tyres/tubes being used as a fuel at Sainik Enclave, Vikas Nagar, Uttar Nagar, New Delhi.

Land’ and ‘Colonisation’ are State subjects and therefore, it is the responsibility of the State/Union Territory (UT) Governments to frame policies and implement schemes for the people living in slums. s per Census of India 2011, the total number of people living in slums in Delhi and Mumbai is 16,17,239 and 52,06,473 respectively.

Action taken report on behalf of Delhi Pollution Control Committee in terms of the National Green Tribunal order dated November 19, 2019 regarding 90 stainless steel pickling units operating in Wazirpur Industrial Area, SMA Industrial Area, GT Karnal Road and Badli Industrial Area.

Status report of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) in the matter of Birender Sangwan Vs North Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated March 5, 2020.

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