NGT asks UP Haryana and Punjab to depute a person to report daily on stubble burning

National Green Tribunal has
asked Uttar Pradesh, Haryana
and Punjab to depute a
person each to report daily
on air pollution due to stubble
burning. The green tribunal
observed that the worsening
air quality is causing fatal
diseases to people in Delhi
NCR.

Taking note of a news report
stating crop burning shoots
up carbon dioxide levels in
the air by 70 per cent, the
NGT asked Uttar Pradesh,
Punjab and Haryana
governments to sensitise
farmers on pollution caused
by burning of crop residue.
The NGT bench, headed by its
chairperson Justice Adarsh
Kumar Goel also expressed.