Nirmala Sitharaman suggests a ₹4,400 crore solution to Delhi pollution in Budget 20201 min read 01 Feb 2020, 04:58 PM IST
FM Sitharaman also announced closure of old thermal power plants if their emission is above prescribed norms under NCAP
In large cities having population above one million, polluted air is a matter of concern, said Nirmala Sitharaman
Citing that pollution as a matter of concern, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated ₹4,400 crore for National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) for the year 2020-21 in Union Budget 2020. Central government will also encourage states that are formulating and implementing plans for ensuring cleaner air in cities with above one million population, added Finance Minister.
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