†Will government shut down power plants within 300 kms of city?
Source: India Today, Date: December , 2016
New Delhi, Dec 21, 2016 : If the proposal of IIT Kanpur is implemented, then Delhi could be bracing for a power shortage. The Delhi government on Tuesday said it is considering a report submitted by the institute, according to which there should be ban on power plants within a radius of 300 km of Delhi to control air pollution. †Delhi urban development minister Satyendar Jain submitted the recommendations made by IIT-Kanpur at the NCR Planning Board meeting, which was chaired by union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu. The primary focus of the meeting was the rising levels of pollution in the Capital.