Principal Secretary to PM reviews measures taken to curb air pollution

The Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Dr. P K Mishra today reviewed, the measures taken by the States of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi to tackle air pollution.

Dr. Mishra sought to know the details of additional measures taken to check fresh cases of fire and stubble burning in these States during the last 24 hours.

The Chief Secretary, Punjab stated that he is personally monitoring the situation with Deputy Commissioners of various districts where hotspots have been identified.

He added that FIRs are also being registered for violation and taking strict action by enforcing the necessary fines for incidents of the violation.

The Chief Secretary, Haryana informed the Chief Minister has directed all concerned to reduce the cases of stubble burning in the State at the earliest.