As the first match of the much-awaited series between Bangladesh and India kicks off tomorrow, the Delhi Municipal authority is busy with finding solutions to the hazardous air pollution that is creating a lot of stir in local and international media.
South Delhi Municipal Corporation, said the area around the stadium has been declared as a zero-tolerance zone. "Special arrangements have been made to control air and dust pollution near Arun Jaitley stadium in the central zone. Additional patrolling teams have also been constituted to take instant action against the violators," said, Gyanesh Bharti, corporation commissioner.
The central zone administration deployed extra nine water tankers and 12 water sprinklers. Additionally, 10 mechanical sweepers have also been stationed, reports Times of India.
"The deputy commissioners will ensure there is no leniency during this weather," he added. The civic body has announced that a special sanitation drive would be conducted and 35 workers have been asked to ensure cleanliness to combat dust pollution.
"The licensing department has been authorized to take strict action against burning of garbage, construction activities, C&D waste dumping," a corporation official said.