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L-G Jung sets up unit to ensure air, water pollution is tackled in time-bound manner

Source: Indian Express, Date: August , 2014

While the recommendations made by a high-powered committee set up by Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung to tackle air and water pollution are not new, his office wants to ensure that these are implemented and there is accountability. For this, the Lt-Governorís office has set up a project-implementation unit (PIU).The Environment department is now busy setting deadlines for both short and long-term measures. Once that is done, the L-G has asked all departments concerned to chalk out budgetary plans, which they are to submit to the PIU by September 1, sources at Raj Niwas said. The committee set up by the L-G has recommended introducing Euro V and Euro VI emission norms in Delhi, a suggestion that was also made in 2012 in the draft Air Action Plan of the Congress government.

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