Aiming to beautify Delhi’s 500-kilometre-long roads in European fashion: Arvind Kejriwal | India News


New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Denmark Ambassador Freddy Swain on Friday (June 10) mentioned avenues for collaboration in round the clock faucet water provide, air purity and world-class roads right here, an official assertion mentioned. Underlining that he needs Delhi’s roads to be world class, Kejriwal shared that the federal government is redeveloping 500 km roads in the nationwide capital as per European requirements. “We can collaborate with Denmark on the highway beautification mission if want be,” he mentioned.

“We are aiming to beautify Delhi’s 500-kilometre-long roads in the fashion of European international locations. We have chosen a number of routes in Delhi for a pilot mission, and progress at these websites is in full swing. There seems to be ample room for enchancment and ideas in our initiative,” mentioned Delhi CM.

“Therefore, we’re excited to collaborate with Denmark on highway infrastructure. We want to be taught from the enhancements Denmark has made to its highway infrastructure and combine these in our tasks for higher outcomes,” Kejriwal added.

Delhi water disaster and air air pollution

Kejriwal requested Swain for a presentation on Denmark’s efforts on recharging groundwater and lowering air air pollution in order that the Delhi authorities might work with the European nation in implementing it in the nationwide capital.

Swain praised town authorities’s efforts in lowering air air pollution, the assertion mentioned. The Danish ambassador was particularly “fond” of the Delhi authorities’s electrical car coverage. He additionally appreciated the e-auto mission of the Delhi authorities and talked about that he has had the pleasure of driving an e-auto, which he discovered to be each pleasant and thrilling, it mentioned.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was additionally current throughout the assembly.

Swain was accompanied by Anitha Kumari Sharma, the Embassy of Denmark’s Urban Development Counselor.
Kejriwal additionally mentioned his authorities was engaged on groundwater recharge and was of the opinion that it might do a greater job in collaboration with Denmark in this space. He mentioned that there’s a big potential in Delhi to harvest rainwater and use it in assembly town’s water necessities.

On lowering air air pollution, Kejriwal mentioned, “Our authorities is working with numerous seriousness to be sure that our residents of Delhi get pure air… The outcomes of our initiatives are seen… We are selling electrical automobiles in Delhi to management air air pollution. For this, we’ve additionally applied an EV coverage underneath which a subsidy is being given to residents,” reported PTI. Sisodia mentioned 12 per cent of the brand new automobiles which are being registered off late are EVs.

(With PTI inputs)

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