Gopal Rai

Delhi government sanctions ₹175 crores to develop villages of national capital

The 136 sanctioned schemes include those meant for improving roads, drains, water bodies, community centres, parks, cremation centres, playgrounds, etc.

Pollution In Delhi Turns Severe: Gopal Rai Calls For High-Level Meeting

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has implemented Stage 4 of GRAP (Graded Response Action Plan) in the national capital as the pollution level crosses over into the severe category.

Gopal Rai Imposes ₹5L Fine On L&T For Violating Construction Ban

Delhi Environment minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday imposed a fine of ₹5 lakh on Larsen and Toubro, a construction company, for violation of environmental norms at the construction site of the BJP headquarters extension.

Chhath Puja Celebration Marred By AAP-BJP Bickering On Air, Water Pollution

Like every year, Chhath Puja celebrations in Delhi-NCR have been marred by political bickering on air and water pollution in the national capital.  Even as devotees from Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad line up to take a dip in the water of Yamuna, politics is ruling the roost. Both AAP and BJP are sparring endlessly over

Delhi Govt To Impose Fines On Violation Of Anti-Dust Norms

Intending to upgrade the air quality in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday announced a month-long intensive anti-dust campaign.

Pollution Control: No PUC, No Fuel In Delhi From Oct 25

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai, while announcing the PUC rule for every vehicle in Delhi, said he has asked his officers to ensure compliance of the rules at petrol pumps.

AAP To Launch ‘Kooda Virodhi Abhiyan’ To Expose MCD

AAP will launch a Kooda Virodhi Abhiyan across Delhi, exposing the MCD for failing to remove mounts from three landfill sites in the national capital.

Reduce GST On Alternatives To Banned Single-Use Plastic: Delhi To Centre

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Tuesday urged the Centre to reduce the rate of GST on the alternatives to the banned single-use plastic and their raw materials. The Central government banned single-use plastic across the country from July 1. In a letter, Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai informed Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman about

Breath Of Fresh Air: Delhi Govt To Launch Drive To Curb Dust Pollution

NEW DELHI: The Arvind Kejriwal Government, in a major move to curb air pollution in the national capital, has issued a directive to run a special drive on the Construction and Demolition (C&D) portal from July 15 to 30 which was launched in 2021. As of now, 600 sites have registered themselves on the portal.

Delhi Govt To Develop Model Gaushala

  NEW DELHI: Delhi development minister Gopal Rai inaugurated a 500 KW power plant at Kheda Dabur Gaushala in Nazafgarh on Wednesday and announced to develop it as a model cowshed in the national capital. The government will install a solar power plant and a biogas plant at the cowshed, known as Hare Krishna Gaushala.