Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said the construction of Delhi’s first smog tower at Connaught Place has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will now be ready by August 15. The Delhi Cabinet had approved its construction in October last year.
Delhi’s first Smog tower on August 15.
Delhi, the capital of the country, is battling a great deal of smog. Even breathing becomes difficult in Delhi.
Due to this suffocating air, the concern of the Delhi government itself has also increased, although CM Arvind Kejriwal has taken many steps to overcome it.
Whether it is a decision to run electric buses or a big step to set up a smog tower inside Delhi on the lines of China.
The smog tower built at a cost of 20 crores.
Now about the first smog tower to be set up at Connaught Place in Delhi, Environment Minister Gopal Rai has said that its work will be completed soon. Along with this, he has also told that Delhi’s first smog tower will be ready by August 15.
This tower, being built at a cost of about Rs 20 crore, will work on the lines of the smog tower of China. However, earlier the Environment Minister himself had said that the work of the tower would be completed in June.
Covid – 19 slowed down the construction of the smog tower.
Due to the covid-19 epidemic, the construction work of the smog tower has slowed down. This is the first tower of its kind in the country. Its work is going on fast. Now it will be ready by August 15.Minister Gopal Rai told the reporters.
He said that different experts have different opinion about the smog tower.
Minister Gopal Rai said, “It is a huge project. Experts will monitor its utility, and after that, the government will decide on the construction of more such towers.
Smog tower to purify the air.
Let us tell you that this tower will pull air from above and release clean air from below. Pollution has been a big problem in Delhi for the last several years.
Because of this, people are constantly falling prey to diseases. Many people have also lost their lives there. According to the information, two smog towers are being installed in Delhi.
One is setting up the central government and one is working to set up the Delhi government. The smog tower to be put up by the central government will be Anand Vihar, while the one by the Delhi government will be installed at Connaught Place.