Delhi Citizens Release Green Manifesto Ahead Of Assembly Polls
The manifesto, titled Citizens Green Manifesto for a Smart & Sustainable Delhi, has been compiled by URJA in consultation with a committee of experts ranging from subjects like air pollution, transport & mobility, urban design, water supply & rejuvenation of water bodies to solid waste management and public health. Atul Goyal, President, URJA, said, “The manifesto presents 10 public demands and expects political parties and candidates running in the elections align their manifestos with them and match their actions to it”.
The manifesto has provided solutions, roadmap and time-bound targets to achieve the following 10 key demands: 1. 65% reduction in air pollution levels by 2025 to meet the national standards for safeguarding public health 2. Pathway for 100% clean energy for all by 2050, with 25% by 2025 3. Public transport which can cater to at least 80% of Delhi’s population 4. A roadmap to decongest the city roads 5. Promote electric mobility with 50% EVs in new vehicle registrations by 2025 6. Roadmap for zero waste to landfills or left unattended by 2025 7. Zero wastewater loss and 100% groundwater recharge by 2025 8. Plan to revive and rejuvenate Delhi’s water bodies and wetlands 9. Develop an Ecology Master Plan for Delhi with targets for 2025 and 2041 10. A regional common minimum Air-shed programme in consultation with NCR states You can sign the manifesto at http://Urjadelhi.org/pollution
Wake up Delhi and join the movement to make our demands heard by the political parties to make Delhi a better place to live.— URJA (@URJADelhi) December 23, 2019
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Citizens of #Delhi launch their own list of demands from #politicalparties on saving the #environment and tackling #pollution. @SidharthPandey reports— GoNewsIndia (@GoNews_India) December 23, 2019
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